About Peter Zapfella


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Peter Zapfella is a highly renowned and internationally accredited:

  • Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP),
  • Master Practitioner and Trainer of the Emotional Alignment Technique,
  • Master Practitioner of Time Line Therapy ®,
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro Semantics,
  • Master Practitioner and Trainer of Ericksonian and advanaced hypnotherapy,
  • Master Practitioner and Trainer CYBER-BAND® Hypnotherapyand Psychotherapy.      
  • he first qualified in 1995 and has since completed various up-dates and reviews.         
25th Anniversary, 25 years
25th Anniversary 1995-2020

“Congratulations on your anniversary!

Keep up your incredible work.”

Denis Sartain Ph.d Psych (Candidate)

Peter is available to see clients for advanced hypnotherapy and NLP in Bali, Mandurah and PerthHe is also one of the first therapists to have clients world-wide via Skype, Facetime, Viber and Facebook Messenger.

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Peter consults for some of Australia’s largest companies, and members of the general public, with his one session FREE of SMOKING – for life! method, and other therapies. Peter assists many people to quit smoking who have failed with other methods and other therapists. He has been in private practice since 1995.

Peter himself has trained under Master Trainers Dr Everett James Ph.D Hypno (USA), Dr Adriana James Ph.D Hypno (AUS), Julie Silverthorn Psych (USA), John Overduff Psych (USA), Philippa Bond (AUS), Dr Michael Hall Ph.D Psych (USA), Rev. Dr. Bodenhamer Ph.D Theo (USA), and Dr Susan Chu MD. (HK), Ardith James (USA), George Faddoul (AUS), Lori Flores (USA), Tim Halborn (USA), Dr.Dennis Sartain Ph.D Psych (UK), Sue Knight (UK), Kis Halborn (USA), Bogdan Bobocea (AUS) and others.

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) training has an international standard within all international NLP training organizations, and NLP has been certified within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


About Peter Zapfella is a Master of Hypnosis. He graduated from the Australian Academy of Hypnotic Science in Melbourne (now renamed the Academy of Hypnotic Science), under the stewardship of the late Doctor James Goulding Ph.D (AUS), Joane Goulding (AUS) LMASCH., LMAACHP, Emeritus MPCHA, MATMS. She has been nominated the La Grande Dame of Hypnotherapy in Australia.” Joane is a consultant to the Hypnotherapy Council of Australia (HCA) with over 40 years’ experience as a teacher and educator of Clinical Hypnotherapy. She is a Director of the Goulding Institute and creator of the Goulding SleepTalk process. Among other’s Peter also trained with media psychologist, the late John Cheetham (AUS). John was well known for his commentary, as a psychologist, on radios 3AW, and 6PR, 5AA and 2UE and the National 9 and 7 TV Networks across Australia.

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Peter qualified with a Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy, a course now fully recognized by the Victorian Qualifications Authority (VQA) and Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). The diploma is recognized by the Australian Government, approved by the Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA), the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists (ASCH), and the Australian Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (AACHP). The academy is a founder member of the Hypnotherapy Council of Australia.

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Peter is also an accomplished comedy hypnotist having performed his own Comedy Hypnosis Show across Australia and internationally since 1998. He has always ensured his Hypno-performers are the stars of the show, experiencing an exciting, fun-filled, unforgettable evening of entertainment. This has given Peter a depth of hypnotic trance knowledge and experience few hypnotherapists can equal. About Peter Zapfella worked for the veteran American stage hypnotist Reif Spano, who demonstrated unique trance induction techniques. Peter also studied under the late legendary American stage hypnotist Dr Ormond McGill Ph.D. the Dean of American Hypnotists.

Peter has been a counselor, NLP therapist and hypnotherapist in BaliSingapore and Mandurah and Perth and the Philippines (and formerly Darwin, Melbourne and Sydney) private practice since 1995. He was one of the first to use the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) to treat clients online around the world.

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While the ‘average’ therapist works from the book, About Peter Zapfella ‘wrote’ the book. He is a published author since 1979. He understands the HOW and WHY of hypnosis, and neurolinguistics. He understands addiction and how you can quickly overcome it, without withdrawals.

Peter developed the Emotional Alignment Technique method, demonstrating his profound understanding of how the unconscious mind works. He was one of the first to develop the one session, quit smoking tobacco method. In fact, Peter usually requires just one session with his clients (individually – not groups) to effect their desired change. Now you can successfully overcome your issues with the convenience of just one session. During the Covid19 pandemic therapy continues online via Skype, Facetime, Viber and Facebook Messenger almost 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

“…randomized controlled studies that have been conducted to date, (show that Skype Therapy) tele-mental health has demonstrated equivalent efficacy compared to face-to-face care in a variety of clinical settings…”Richardson LKFrueh BCGrubaugh ALEgede LElhai JDCurrent Directions in Videoconferencing Tele-Mental Health Research.

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Peter Zapfella co-developed CYBER-BAND® Hypnotherapy, the virtual gastric band alternative to surgery.

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About Peter Zapfella’s Qualifications:

  • More than 25 years of international experience as a practitioner, assisting thousands of people to change their lives for the better, one by one.
  • Internationally Accredited Master Practitioner and Trainer Neuro-Linguistic Programming– NLP (USA 1995. Sydney 2001 & 2008. Dr Tad James & others. Advanced Neuro Dynamics. USA)
  • Internationally Accredited Master Time Line Therapy® (USA 1995. Sydney 2001 & 2008. Peter trained with the developer of the technique, Dr James)
  • Originator, Master, and Trainer of Emotional Alignment Technique.
  • Co-Originator, Master and Trainer of Cyber Band® Hypnotherapy for weight control.
  • Master Neuro-Semantics (Sydney. 2001. Peter trained with the developers, Dr Michael Hall & Dr Rev Bobby Bodenhammer)
  • Master and Trainer of Ericksonian and advanced hypnotherapy (USA 1995 & Sydney 2001. Peter trained with the Executive Director of the American Institute of Hypnosis)
  • Diploma Hypnosis (Melbourne 1995 Australian Academy Hypnotic Science now VQA and DEST recognized)
  • Comedy Stage Hypnotist experience across Australia and abroad – 17 years.
  • 催眠 Jutsu Sensei
  • Former clinical member (0908270) Australian Hypnotherapists Association, Certified Hypnotherapist (1097) American Board of Hypnotherapy, Certified Master Practitioner (0291) American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Certified Master Practitioner (2093) Time Line Therapy Association – of all of these and others.
  • He quit tobacco smoking back in 1983 and has never relapse back into smoking.
  • Peter has maintained a normal BMI.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • He is a Metaphysical Counsellor with more than 40 years of experience and training in various metaphysical studies. For instance he has studied personally with Dr. Deepak Chopra MD (US), Dr. Wayne Dwyer MD (US), Stuart Wilde (UK) and many others. In addition he has been initiated into the Shamanic Sciences of Huna and various meditation practices, after traveling to Asia and Hawaii.

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Email Peter at peterzapfella@(NO SPAM)hotmail.com

Cyber-Band® is the registered trade mark (#1463052) of About Peter Zapfella and Coral.A.Conrad.

Cyber Sleeping® is the registered trade mark (#1986082) of Peter Zapfella.

Time-Line Therapy® is the registered trade mark of Tad James.

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