Majority of people would look up to and are prepared to listen to someone who is either famous, popular or reputable or all of the combinations.
For hypnotherapist, the same would apply.
Certified – You probably are already being certified if you are a hypnotherapist.
Certification Body – Are you certified by a reputable organisation such as the National Guild Of Hypnotist? It is acknowledged as the leading hypnosis organisation and has more than 20,000 members.
Writer – Do you write or even better, are you an author? Do you have published ebook or physical book?
Committee Member – Are you sitting on a hypnosis related committee?
All these help in positioning you as a professional hypnotherapist to the public.