Welcome to The Council of Professional Hypnosis Organizations.
Here you can find information on our origins and purpose, as well as browse our Members list.


• Unity
• Ethics and Integrity
• Leadership
• Excellence • Professionalism
• Commitment
• Growth • Support
• Respect
• Dynamic Action

Mission Statement


The Council of Professional Hypnosis Organizations (COPHO) was founded on September 23, 1989. It is comprised of hypnosis organizations throughout the United States, which represent in excess of 12,000 practicing hypnotists.


To unify the profession of hypnosis by providing leadership and the promotion of standards for its practice.


In order to fulfill our mandate, the Council sees as its mission....
  1. To unify the profession of hypnosis by uniting all hypnosis organizations
  2. To monitor and support or contest legislation in North America pertaining to the practice of hypnosis.
  3. To provide legislative information to its member organizations for dissemination to their members to promote and maintain the practice of hypnosis in accordance with rules, regulations, laws, and statutes of the respective states and provinces.
  4. To set professional educational and ethical standards for the practice of hypnosis.
  5. To continuously educate the public.


Recommended Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
Recommended Minimum Educational Requirements

Contact COPHO

For more information about COPHO, contact:
COPHO c/o Anthony F. De Marco, Chairman
1358 Burnet Avenue, Suite #1
Union, NJ 07083
tel (908) 964 4467
fax (973) 595 6110