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Hypnosis Certification Program to be Hosted at Ramapo College

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 25, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Center for Innovative and Professional Learning (CIPL) at Ramapo College of New Jersey is hosting a National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) certified hypnosis instructor, Cindy Nolte, to prepare enrollees for the 100-hour Hypnosis Certification. Information Sessions are planned on the Ramapo College campus on November 1, 7-8 p.m., November 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m., December 6, 7:30-8:30 p.m., December 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m., and January 5, 7-8 p.m. The four-month certification program kicks off on January 17, 2017 and classes will run most Tuesday evenings and alternate Saturdays with the last class to be held on May 6.

Hypnosis is a tool used in the medical and health care community to assist individuals in making habit changes that they want to make through voluntary focused concentration such as for smoking cessation, weight loss, stress management, phobia extinction, ego strengthening and sports performance.

Hypnosis Certification is highly recommended for those wishing to learn self-hypnosis and those wishing to provide a holistic modality to make positive changes for their clients. These may include wellness coaches, personal trainers, life coaches, fitness and nutrition experts, nurses, social workers, complementary and alternative medicine practitioners, and more.

While no prior experience is required to enroll in the program, there are stringent certification requirements such as being of good moral/ethical character with no criminal record, and meeting the educational standards of the NGH including passing a written examination. The NGH-approved Hypnosis Certification is provided by the NGH certified instructor to successful candidates on the last day of class.

Registration for information sessions and the certification program are completed online at

The Hypnosis Certification program is taught by a Ramapo College alumnus and Certified Hypnosis Instructor, Cindy Nolte, founder of Fresh Look on Life, LLC ( Nolte is the Number One bestselling author of Finding Peace in an Out of Control World: A How-To Book on Being at Peace Regardless of What Life Throws Your Way, and she is a television talk show host and corporate speaker. She runs a private practice in which she offers workshops, certifications, hypnosis, and energy work.

The National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. is a not-for-profit, educational corporation based in New Hampshire. Officially founded in Boston in 1950 the Guild is a professional organization comprised of dedicated individuals committed to advancing the field of hypnotism. In 1990, the Guild was the first professional hypnotism organization to require continuing education credits of 15 hours for active certification status.

Registration and tuition payment are completed online at at least two weeks prior to the first day of class. Tuition for the Hypnosis Certification is $1,825. Textbook and materials fees are $79.95. A one-year membership in the National Guild of Hypnotists is included.

For more information, please visit or contact the Ramapo College Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at or 201-684-7370.




About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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