Sunday, 19th March 2023

The Clinical Course has been re-approved by the RACGP for GPs for 5 Approved Activity status day modules and it is also re-approved by the GPMHSC for FPS-ST (modules 1,2, 4 and 5) and for MH-CPD and FPS-CPD (modules 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6).

The Advanced Courses will have RACGP Approved Activity status day modules and approval for day modules by the GPMHSC for MH-CPD and FPS-CPD.

The 2023 TIMETABLE is available on this site. 


All training in 2023 will be held at 175 Conference Room at 175 Hawkesbury Road Westmead (Sydney) NSW.

The 6 day Clinical Course will be conducted again 3 or 4 times in 2023 in May, August and November-December (and July with sufficient enquiries) in Sydney and hopefully again in Brisbane and Melbourne as well as Sydney in 2024.

The Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) skills training (ST) component (4 day modules of the 6 days) of the CLINICAL COURSE HAS BEEN RE-APPROVED by the GPMHSC for the Clinical Courses for GPs to become eligible for the extra MEDICARE mental health item numbers.

The GPMHSC includes the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the RACGP and the ACRRM and the ANZCollege of Psychiatrists and the MHCA. The accreditations can be used as a guide by psychologists and social workers and OTs as well as by GPs towards Medicare re-accreditation. The RACGP have approved modules in the clinical course for Approved Activity status for day modules for circa 16 CPD hours with EA, RP and MO CPD hours and course modules are also approved by the GPMHSC for FPS-CPD and MH-CPD

NB GPMHSC $600 FPS Training Subsidy Available.

Eligible GPs will be refunded $600 upon successful completion of FPS ST once their FPS provider status is confirmed by Services Australia (Medicare). The subsidy is available for GPs who undertook training and registered between 1 August 2021 and 30 June 2022 and this has been extended in 2023.

Advanced Clinical Courses are available in Sydney in 2023 for the Advanced CBT-FPS with Ericksonian Principles course in June and September. RACGP CPD hours and GPMHSC FPS CPD and MH-CPD is available for the advanced course in 2023.

Any eligible health professional can attend the first module of the clinical course as a stand alone Single Mental Health Module if there is availability due to coronavirus restrictions. This module does NOT contain formal hypnosis but does contain both CBT and FPS. The Single Mental Health Relaxation Module has been re-accredited by the RACGP for one AA with 16.5 CPD hours including EA, RP and MO and by the GPMHSC for FPS CPD and MH-CPD in 2023.

College of Medical Hypnosis Clinical Courses are accredited by:

Australian College of Mental Health NursesRACGP QI&CPD PointsANZCA - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetistsacrrm Australian College of Rural and Remote MedicineAustralian College of MidwivesThe College of Nursing CPD hours