Join ASCH as an Associate Member

From the classroom to the community, ASCH helps you grow as a practitioner and a person.


To be eligible for Associate Membership in ASCH, applicants must hold a a doctorate, PA Certification, APRN, CRNA or masters degree in a health care discipline considered appropriate by the Society.  The degree must be awarded from a college or university accredited by its appropriate regional accrediting body.  In addition, applicants must also be eligible for, or a member of, a professional society consistent with their degree, such as the AMA, APA or ADA, and have a stated interest in the clinical use of hypnosis.

If you have completed 20 hours of ASCH approved training, check out our Full Membership.  Once Associate Members complete their 20 hours of ASCH approved training, they can notify the ASCH office and have their membership updated to Full Membership immediately.

If you meet the requirements above and live outside of the U.S. and Canada, check out our International Membership.

Student and Resident/Intern Memberships are also available.


The ASCH membership year runs from July 1st through June 30th of the following year.  The dues are $235 for residents of the U.S. and $210 for residents of Canada.

Please note that initial membership applications for membership are peer reviewed, and therefore can take as little as two weeks to as much as eight weeks, depending upon when the initial application is received.  


Attend training.  Becoming a member of ASCH entitles you to significant discounts on all ASCH educational programing.  This discount can be worth up to $200 off of workshop registration fees.  Most training through ASCH doesn’t just offer credit towards ASCH Membership and Certification.  Training taken at the majority of ASCH Regional and Annual Workshops offers training that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Psychological Association (APA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).  For a full listing of ASCH Accreditations, click here.

American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis (AJCH). Membership in ASCH provides you with a quarterly print subscription to the AJCH (value $216).  Membership also gives you online access to all issues of the AJCH from 1958 forward.

ASCH Newsletter Receive the quarterly ASCH Newsletter with clinical columns, videos and podcasts.

Networking.  Whether you’re catching up with colleagues in person at a meeting or posting a question on to the Hypnosis Listserv, membership in ASCH gives you access to a welcoming community of professionals that are eager to help you advance your understanding of hypnosis.

Access to the ASCH Video Library.  Members can rent DVDs and videos from the ASCH collection.

Access to the Membership Directory.  Members of ASCH have the ability to search for and contact their peers, who may not necessarily want their information available to the general public.

Access to Demonstration Videos.  Keeping up with our promise to offer our members high quality educational material we continue to expand our demonstration video library.  The demonstration videos are contained in the ASCH e-Learning Center and are available at no cost to all ASCH members. 

Hypnosis Listserv.  ASCH members have access to the hypnosis listserv where they can discuss any aspect of the principles and practices of hypnosis with their peers.