We Want You!

Gold Coast Practitioners May 2013 CourseIf you are a Childbirth Educator, Doula, Midwife, Nurse, Teacher, Hypnotherapist, Psychologist, Doctor, Yoga/Pilates Instructor, Naturopath, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, hypnobirthing parent or have a background in maternal health and birthing, and are interested in creating a flexible business that you are passionate about, then we would love to hear from you!

Our Belief

Our belief is that women and families everywhere, deserve to have access to education and techniques to help make birthing one of the most positive and memorable experiences of their lives.

If you share our belief, then we look forward to welcoming you to the Hypnobirthing Australia™ team!


Certified Practitioner logo

After meeting certification requirements, you will become a ‘Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner’ and be given a certification badge that can be used on all of your marketing material as long as you remain certified. You will be able to order your hypnobirthing teaching materials through our Australian based distribution centre.



Hypnobirthing Australia™ is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in hypnobirthing education. Our team already consists of close to 100 Practitioners located throughout Australia, however we need more practitioners to join us, in order to spread the word of positive birthing further and make hypnobirthing more accessible to more parents throughout Australia.

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Practitioner Training Course Details

The Hypnobirthing Australia™ Difference


Our Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner Training is a 21 hour live course (over 3 full days or spread over 6 weeks) in addition to additional training, resources, extra reading and assessment. If you require further training in childbirth and/or hypnosis – additional modules can be added to your training. See ‘Costs & Prerequisites’ below, for more details.

For participants who are trained midwives, the Practitioner Training is an Australian College of Midwives (ACM) CPD Recognised Course (21 CPD Points).



Costs and Pre-requisites

Practitioner Training:

The Practitioner training course includes: 21 hours of live training directly with Melissa Spilsted; all required Practitioner Training course materials (syllabus, lesson plans, scripts, birthing DVDs, mp3s, eBook, folio, text book, PowerPoint presentations); advice on how to set up a viable and successful hypnobirthing business; expert training on how to engage your parents and enhance their learning experience; your first year’s membership fee (value $440); additional training for starting your business and your own listing page on our top rated Hypnobirthing Australia website.

The cost for the Practitioner Training is $1975 (incl GST) for either the in-person or webinar series. All training is live and interactive. A payment of $500 is required to secure your place in the training and final balance is due 30 days prior to the course start date.

Hypnosis Training:

If you don't already have a background in hypnosis training - you will need to complete our 50 hrs home-study ‘Basics of Hypnotherapy’ module. It is preferred that you complete this module before the Practitioner Course begins, when possible.

The cost for this module is $350 (incl GST) and this includes your comprehensive text book and access to the online learning platform with lessons, activities, instructional video and mp3.

Childbirth Training:

If you are not midwife, student midwife (2nd year onwards), doula, childbirth educator, doctor or nurse (with childbirth training); then our ‘Introduction to Childbirth’ course is required.

This course which has been especially designed for the Hypnobirthing Australia™ program and is presented by Clinical Lecturer of Midwifery, Mae’t Pearson.

The cost for this module is $350.00 (incl. GST) and it consists of invaluable information for pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum, Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, 5 hours of video lectures and a comprehensive workbook.

Schedule of Practitioner Training Classes