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NLP and Hypnosis Training

Conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan, the International Center for Positive Change and Hypnosis is your premier NLP and Hypnosis training center.  Established in 2006 we provide professional training in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) for coaches and business, Hypnosis and hypnotherapy, and advanced workshops for coaches and hypnotists.

They nurture and encourage the growth of your talents. My fellow hypnotists and clients have commented on the positive changes in me.

Mercedes Herman, MSN, CHT

(H)NLP For Coaching, Business, and Personal Growth

NLP offers a set of powerful tools, techniques and models that allow us to better control our feelings, and communicate with others

We offer NLP and HNLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner certifications.  NLP can transform your personal and professional life and is recommended for anyone interested in influencing with integrity.

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Professional Hypnosis Training

Become a professional hynotist or simply deepen your understanding of the unconscious mind. Whether you are new to hypnosis or a seasoned veteran our trainings are for you.

We offer training in traditional and Ericksonian hypnosis, Attention Shifting Coaching as developed by John Overdurf, and we are the only center on the East Coast to offer Igor Ledochowski’s Conversational Hypnosis Professional Hypnotherapy Certification Program

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Advanced Workshops

We are dedicated to advancing our field as well as expanding our and our students’ skills.  Each year we offer a variety of original advanced workshops.  These classes will push you beyond what you once thought was possible and into an amazing and trance formative new world.

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Personal Trance-formation

We offer a variety of one on one coaching services.  Our coaches are highly experienced and are certified through internationally recognized organizations.  We specialize in a number of difference areas including business coaching, personal achievement, hypnosis for fertility, smoking cessation, overcoming fears and limitations, and much more.

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This has been an amazing learning experience… They are great trainers and I’ve learned so much. Everything that I have learned from my previous trainings has a better structure now…. And it was fun!

Kristina Griggs

Life Coach and Hypnotist

Our Team of Highly Experienced Trainers

Shawn Carson

Born in Lancashire, England, I moved to New York City in 1996. Since then, as an ‘Englishman in New York’, I have lived, loved, worked and taught in Manhattan.

Since childhood, I have been fascinated with the Mind. I began to study the application of NLP to sales and management in 1994. Since that time, my interest has grown and I have become a Master Practitioner and Trainer in NLP and Hypnosis Trainer, as well as seeing private clients. In addition I am a Clean Language Facilitator, Reiki Master and practitioner of EFT.

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Sarah Carson

I am a Certified (H)NLP Trainer, Certified Conversational Hypnosis Trainer,  Consulting Hypnotist and Co-Founder and Director of The International Center for Positive Change and Hypnosis.

For many years I have been passionate about understanding how the mind works and my journey has taken my primarily into the world of NLP and Hypnosis. These two areas of study continue to fascinate me and I am always eager to learn more and to share what I learn..

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Jess Marion

Hypnosis has been a life long passion for me.  Ever since I was young I had a deep curiosity for how the mind works.  I can still remember the first time I saw a hypnotist on T.V. who helped someone change their life, I was both amazed and hooked!  Since then I have been on an incredible journey.

In 2010 I opened Philadelphia Hypnosis where I still see clients in addition to in New York

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Our Publications

Along with training and seeing private clients we are also active authors.  Below you will find our most recent NLP and Hypnosist books.  .

We are proud to announce that Shawn Carson along with his co-author Melissa Tiers has won the 2014 Pen and Quill Award for “Keeping the Brain in Mind”.  This is awarded by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (IACT) for written contribution to the field.  

To see our complete list of current books please CLICK HERE or on the book covers below.


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