Southwest Institute of Healing Arts  1538 E. Southern Ave.  Tempe, AZ 85282

Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioner (300 hours)
Learn to assist clients in making critical lifestyle changes, releasing fears, managing pain, overcoming addiction, and releasing past trauma. Become proficient in:

  • treating fears, phobias, and addictions
  • examining past life regressions
  • creating custom hypnotherapy scripts
  • using Neuro-linguistic programming in your sessions
  • interpreting dreams and metaphors
  • applying medical imagery
  • aiding clients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 

Hypnotherapy (100 hours)
Learn to apply the foundations of hypnotherapy and trance work to assist clients in transformation and healing. Gain experience in:

  • creating healing metaphors
  • using trance-work as a tool for transformation and healing
  • guiding clients through major lifestyle changes
  • aiding clients to release fear
  • practicing pain management
  • implementing visualization techniques for health, wealth, and happiness

Intuitive Guide (100 hours)
Learn to provide clarity, connection, compassion, and guidance as an earthly messenger for your intuition and the Divine. Prepare to:

  • learn techniques for accessing and developing your intuition
  • determine your divine communication style
  • explore superconscious guidance, sacred reading space, and reading protocols
  • discover the range of Guardian Angels, Ascended Masters, Guides, Healing Divinities and Deities, Saints, Power Animals, and their archetypes
  • practically begin direct work with your Spiritual Guides
  • become familiar with entrepreneurial approaches specific to Intuitive Guidance

Mindful Guided Imagery Facilitator (100 hours)
Learn to facilitate engagement in the present moment and reduce anxiety and stress for clients through meditation, breath techniques, guided imagery, and other mindfulness practices. Get ready to: 

  • explore the science, art, and practice of mindfulness
  • become familiar with the Mindful Guided Imagery (MGI) Model and its techniques
  • learn to prepare MGI scripts for clients
  • broaden your own mindfulness practice with strategies engaging the Yoga Sutras, neuroscience, brain reprogramming, and emotional intelligence
  • get direct experience both observing and leading mindful guided imagery sessions with volunteer clients

Spiritual Coach (200 hours)
Learn to create ceremony and sacred space for the most important milestones of clients’ lives, including births, weddings, divorce, sickness, and transitions. Start to:

  • examine principles, perspectives, philosophies, and rituals of the seven great world religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam)
  • learn about the art, poetry, music, writings, and practices of mystics
  • gain an understanding of prayer as a universal practice
  • refine your practice of mindful meditation and how to implement it with clients
  • create your own ceremonies for group harmony, sacred space, touching hearts, uniting consciousness, performing invocations, and setting intentions
  • explore your personal and professional ethics as a spiritual-care provider and the contextual responsibilities this calling entails
  • consider integrative approaches to supporting clients at the end of life
  • access techniques of witnessing and healing for the facilitation of clients’ spiritual growth
  • define your personal approach to establishing health client-practitioner relationships
  • identify, claim, and cultivate your personal spiritual gifts

On-Campus Specialties
Choose 400 hour elective track:

Option 1: Yoga Focus

Become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and learn to create a business supporting the physical and spiritual yoga practices of a wide range of clients and students. This track includes:

  • Certificate of Excellence in Yoga Teacher Training (200 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Yoga Nidra (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Yoga Body Psychology (100 hours)


Option 2: Holistic Nutrition, Reiki and Hypnotherapy Focus

Serve others’ minds, bodies and spirits by utilizing holistic nutrition, life reiki, and hypnotherapy in order to provide support for clients’ healthy eating and lifestyle choices. This track includes:

  • Certificate of Excellence in Holistic Nutrition (200 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reiki (Traditional, Shamanic, Holy) (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Hypnotherapy (100 hours)

Option 3: Coaching, Reflexology and Aromatherapy Focus

Learn Reiki, Reflexology and Aromatherapy in order to support and set apart your holistic business and facilitate healing for a wide variety of clients. This track includes:

  • Certificate of Excellence in Life Coaching (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reflexology (200 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Aromatherapy (100 hours)
Coaching Reflexology Aromatherapy Focus

Option 4: Hypnotherapy, Coaching, and Intuitive Focus

Learn extensive hypnotherapy techniques, life coaching strategies, and intuitive guidance to help create meaningful direction and life purpose for clients. This track includes:

  • Certificate of Excellence in Hypnotherapy (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Life Coaching (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Intuitive Angel Guidance (100 hours)
  • Additional training in Clinical Hypnotherapy (190 hours)
  • Additional training in Aromatherapy for Hypnotherapy (10 hours)

Option 5: Spiritual Transformation Focus

Learn to provide spiritual leadership and create sacred ceremony and healing for clients by studying holistic healing techniques and developing your intuitive gifts. This track includes:

  • Certificate of Excellence in Polarity Practitioner or Cranial Unwinding (200 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reiki (Traditional, Shamanic, Holy) (100 hours)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Intuitive Angel Guidance (100 hours)

Why receive your Diploma through SWIHA?

  • SWIHA is committed to creating a Conscious College Community. Our mission is to inspire individuals to discover their gifts and graces and to support them as they share their talents with the world in a loving and profitable way.
  • All graduates receive ongoing support through our Success Center, including placement assistance, entrepreneurial coaching, resume help, and much more.
  • SWIHA is state licensed and nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • Financial Aid is available to those who enroll in programs of 600 hours or more.

What are our Great Graduates saying?

“SWIHA helps you attune your lifestyle with your career path so that you are better equipped to help others. SWIHA’s programs are designed to make sure you not only know the skills needed to become a holistic practitioner, but that you have the knowledge and resources to become an entrepreneur.”

Aubrey Mohandessi

Owner & Founder of
Certified Hypnotherapist - SWIHA Graduate


“I attended SWIHA to better understand myself and how I show up in the world. The entire SWIHA program was such a blessing and I am forever grateful.”

Alise Holland

Owner & Founder of Alise Spiritual Healing & Wellness Center
Ordained Minister – SWIHA Graduate