Hypnotherapy is included under Wellness.

Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic method used to treat psychological or emotional disorders. In this treatment, a Hypnotherapist will induce the patient into a state of deep relaxation with the aim of altering behaviour patterns.

Hypnotherapy can help treat mental disorders such as anxiety, fears and phobias, addiction, insomnia and stress, as well as other conditions like asthma, chronic pain and high blood pressure.

You might need Hypnotherapy if you...

  • Have trouble sleeping
  • Suffer from anxiety, stress or panic attacks
  • Want to quit smoking

What does Hypnotherapy include?

Things you need to know about Hypnotherapy

Limits and benefits

Hypnotherapy is covered under our Wellness service, which includes a range of lifestyle services and complementary therapies. Hypnotherapy limits and benefits change depending on your choice of extras product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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Our  Ultimate Package cover has a combined annual limit on Hypnotherapy. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy, Bowen Therapy, Kinesiology, Herbalist Consultations. Shiatsu, Reflexology, Feldenkrais, Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, and Acupuncture.

If you choose  Premium Extras Plus or add our  Wellness cover onto another product, you will have a combined annual limit on Hypnotherapy.This means you can claim up to a total of $400 on Hypnotherapy, Herbalist Consultations. Bowen Therapy, Aromatherapy, Kinesiology, Shiatsu, Alexander Technique, Reflexology, Feldenkrais, Yoga programs, Pilates programs, Health Monitoring Equipment Preventative Equipment in any calendar year. Individual benefit maximums also apply. 

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In order to be covered, an HBF approved practitioner must carry out your treatment.

More information

For more specific information about the limits and benefits covered under each policy please call us on 133 423.

Waiting period
There is a waiting period of two months for this service.

We will honour waiting periods already served more info

Products that include Hypnotherapy cover

This is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Ultimate Package
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Annual maximum of $500 under 3 yrs $800 3-6 yrs $1,000 6 yrs and over

Extras Only

Premium Extras Plus
$19.90 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    $28 per consult
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    $400 group benefit maximum with individual benefit maximums