Gwendoline Ford, a highly qualified natural therapist, is the director and principal of the Aromatherapy College of Australia, Career Accelerators and Health and Harmony Colleges. She is also chairperson and founder of the Holistic Health Association International.

Gwendoline is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and certified member of the HypnoFertility™ Foundation, and one of only a few practitioners qualified in ‘Fertility and Birth by Hypnosis’ in Australia. Gwendoline is also a licensed HYPNO-BAND practitioner, specialising in the world’s No 1 Gastric band hypnotherapy system.

As a Clinical Aromatherapist, Gwendoline is particularly passionate about Aromatherapy and has been an active advocate for holistic health care and natural therapies. She was also instrumental in supporting Aromatherapy becoming nationally recognised in Australia – an accomplishment she takes great pride in.

Gwendoline has dedicated much of her life to actively changing the way natural therapies are viewed by the wider community and medical profession. She is an author of many related articles that have been published in various publications, including Nature and Health, Courier Mail, and Insight Magazine, and has worked tirelessly to produce accessible and affordable education material to those interested in natural therapies and personal development.

For the past 17 years Gwendoline has successfully guided and empowered nearly ten thousand students to the achievement of their goals in study, many of whom have their own businesses.

Gwen’s Qualifications

As an accredited trainer, supervisor, speaker and practioner, Gwendoline’s professional memberships include:

  • Clinical Member of Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA)

  • Registered Hypnotherapist with National Australian Clinical Hypnotherapists Association (NACH)

  • Accredited full member Aromatherapy Practitioner with International Aromatherapy & Aromatic Medicine Association (IAAMA)

  • Aromatherapy Teacher (IAAMA)

  • Practitioner Member with Holistic Health Association (HHAI)


My Personal Motto

This quote, I love and wholeheartedly believe…

Be kinder than necessary
For everyone you meet
Is fighting some kind of battle

Gwen’s qualifications include:

  • Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy

  • Fertility by Hypnosis Practitioner Certification™

  • Birth by Hypnosis Practitioner Certification™

  • Past Life Regression Therapy

  • Licensed HYPNO-BAND Practitioner

  • Certified Sheila Granger Virtual Gastric Band Procedure

  • Hypnotherapy Supervisor

  • Diploma of Aromatherapy, Advanced

  • Diploma of Natural Therapies, Advanced

  • Diploma of Training and Assessment

  • Diploma of Massage


A word from Gwen:

I believe that everyone has a personal responsibility to make the right choices to achieve their own life mastery, and to love what they do, as I do. Holistic Health is a growth industry because of ordinary people like you and I who are motivated enough to care, and who are determined to make a difference.”

Throughout her life, Gwendoline strived for self-development and advancement in her personal and professional life, and wanted to share this passion with others. Her aim was to make it easy and affordable for anybody to study, regardless of their life and career circumstances.

With over a decade of activity in the natural health industry, Gwendoline is delighted to bring you a diverse and contemporary selection of both goverment accredited and non-accredited flexible home-study courses that will prepare you for professional practice. Gwendoline aims to provide a friendly and innovative place of learning for the ancient and abundant modalities of complementary medicine.

For more information about training or treatments available, please do not hesitate to contact Gwendoline or visit one of the following websites:

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