Membership Inquiry

Registration RM100 + Annual Fee RM250

There are 2 categories of Practicing Members who are eligible for the Hypnotherapy Practicing License (HPL). Practicing Member (PM) must meet all the standard membership requirements of AHPM and maintain a membership of good standing with AHPM; and Senior Practicing Member (SPM) must meet all the standard membership requirements of AHPM and maintain a membership of good standing with AHPM for a minimum of five (5) years and apply to AHPM for the change in status.

The following are seven (7) Membership Criteria for Associate Members to be a Practising Member. They are as follows:-
  • Membership Requirement
  • Professional Fees (Subscriptions) Requirement
  • Educational Requirements
  • Practice Requirement
  • Working Experience
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Application to become Practicing Member
Registration RM100 + Annual Fee RM100

Associate Members are those who have:-

  • completed their hypnotherapy studies and who are below 25 years of age; or
  • those who are undergoing their internship; or
  • those who are from another discipline that use hypnotherapy as an adjunct; or
  • those who have not completed the mandatory courses set by AHPM; and/or
  • those who have not yet met all the standard membership requirements of AHPM.

The following are seven (7) Membership Criteria for Associate Members to be a Practising Member. They are as follows:-

  1. Membership Requirement
  2. Professional Fees (Subscriptions) Requirement
  3. Educational Requirements
  4. Practice Requirement
  5. Working Experience
  6. Professional Indemnity
  7. Application to become Practicing Member

Annual Fee - RM20

The purpose of this membership category is to serve the interests of those who have an interest in hypnotherapy or hypnotherapy modalities such as visualization techniques, trance music, conversational hypnosis, covert hypnosis, waking hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) , neuro-semantics, time line therapy (TLT), pain and stress management, hypno-birthing, hypno-surgery, hypno-fertility, hypno-gastric banding, hypno-analysis, emotional freedom technique (EFT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), brain entrainment, sound therapy, vibrational hypnosis, gestalt therapy, coaching, meta coaching, life-coaching, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, counselling and other hypnosis related or hypnosis influenced modalities that are based on changing, adapting and reprogramming the conscious and/or the subconscious mind i.e. reprogramming the mind.

Annual Fee - RM20

The purpose of this membership category is to serve the interests of those who are currently engaged in a hypnotherapy program of study that will enable them to meet all the academic and practical experience required for Associate Membership.

Registration RM 1000 + Annual Fee RM1200

Corporate Membership Benefits

  1. Prestige Factor;
  2. Receive support from AHPM;
  3. Can use AHPM corporate member logo in advertising material only;
  4. For certification, you can put in the following wordings: "A Corporate Member of AHPM. Together with your AHPM Corporate Membership No."
  5. Corporate logo will be provided;
  6. Belong to the ONLY government recognized hypnotherapy association;
  7. Participate in AHPM's activities;
  8. Be AHPM's course provider;
  9. Adhere to Code of Ethics and Business Practices;
  10. Be the standards and quality bearer for hypnotherapy practices in Malaysia;
  11. FREE advertisements for courses provided by corporate members.

Members may upgrade their membership level after acquiring the necessary qualifications. Full details of membership may be obtained by email to membershipahpm@gmail.com. The Committee may at its discretion reject any application without assigning any reason thereof.


The Association of Hypnotherapy Practitioners, Malaysia (AHPM) is registered under the Registrar of Companies, Malaysia (Registration No: 0778-11-WKL) on the 21 February 2011. AHPM is a member of The Federation of Complementary and Natural Medical Associations, Malaysia (FCNMAM). FCNMAM is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia.

Maintain the registry of qualified hypnotherapy practitioners and trainers in Malaysia in preparation for the licensing of practitioners and trainers by Ministry of Health Malaysia.

As a certified member of AHPM you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Be recognized as a professional hypnotherapy practitioner.
  • Fast track to becoming a government registered hypnotherapy practitioners in Malaysia
  • Links and have access to government linked hypnotherapy associations worldwide.
  • Receive latest updates on the industry.
  • Be listed in the AHPM referral directory.
  • Receive a yearly renewable certificate that can be framed recognizing your qualifications.
  • Receive free publicity and advertisements from AHPM.
  • Have access to continuing education programs.
  • Have access to seminars, conferences and events organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH), The Federation of Complementary and natural Medicine, Malaysia (FCNMAM) and AHPM.
  • Have access to low cost indemnity insurance.
  • Have access to referral system within the T&CM.

These are just some of the benefits from being a registered practitioner and more will be added over time. Belonging to AHPM is an integral part of being a professional and licensed hypnotherapist. Our different grades of membership cater for those who have hypnotherapy training qualifications or are pursuing a recognized hypnotherapy training as well as those who have an interest in using hypnotherapy as an adjunct tool in their practice. Your certification with The Association of Hypnotherapy Practitioners, Malaysia (AHPM) means that you have either qualified or is about to qualify for the Annual Practicing License (APL) which is issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH).


Standard Procedure to become the AHPM member
  1. Email your qualification detail to membershipahpm@gmail.com
  2. We will send you the membership form. Once you fill in accordingly, kindly send the soft copied to membershipahpm@gmail.com
  3. Kindly courier all your hard copies document to membership director Hiro Koo. You can get his mailing address via membershipahpm@gmail.com
  4. We will get back to you regarding your membership approval status within 1 month.
  5. You will receive your official welcome letter and the registration number.
  6. Pass the hard copied to us (During the monthly AHPM meeting) once you become the official AHPM members

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