What You'll Learn in this Fascinating Course
WHAT IS HYPNOSIS? Discussion of what hypnosis is. An examination of different clinical styles of hypnotism.
Dispelling the myths and misconceptions about hypnosis. Review of the many benefits of hypnosis.
The many ways hypnosis complements and aids in the work of other professionals
(health and wellness professionals, police work, emergency services, education,
psychology and social work, artists, musicians, public speakers,etc).
HISTORY OF HYPNOSIS From ancient Egyptian sleep temples to the surgical operating rooms of the 21st century.
SUGGESTIBILITY TESTS The purpose and types (authoritarian and permissive) are discussed, demonstrated and practiced.
RECOGNITION & CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECTS An in depth discussion of the qualification of subjects, including common fallacies
we encounter, occupational susceptibility, age and susceptibility of highly impressionable and emotional people.
HOW TO HYPNOTIZE A 3-step classical hypnotic induction procedure is introduced. The techniques are practiced
and all participants are offered points of improvement.
METHODS OF EMERGENCE Ordinary and gradual emergence (from hypnosis) methods are demonstrated and taught.
Participants practice a self-hypnosis induction and emerge themselves.
DEPTH STAGES OF HYPNOSIS Participants are introduced to the six depth stages of hypnosis (Arons model)
and the criteria for judging trance depth.
SUGGESTION MANAGEMENT Participants will learn the rationale for using self-hypnosis and how it can influence
all phases of their lives. In addition, they will be introduced to the world of suggestion
and learn six important criteria for formulating effective, action suggestions and powerful affirmations for themselves and others.
INFLUENCING FACTORS IN HYPNOSIS In this lesson we discuss the influence of light, color, temperature, odors,
music, sound, and emotions, and their effect on inducing hypnosis.
SELF-HYPNOSIS TRAINING A 3 step method is demonstrated and participants actually construct their own system
for teaching a complete program.
SESSIONS WITH A CLIENT How to create rapport and properly interview a client.
Participants are taught how to structure and manage sessions with clients, including the development of session plans
and how to handle various situations that may arise during the session.
ADVANCED INDUCTION TECHNIQUE The eight steps necessary to perform an effective progressive relaxation induction are demonstrated. Instantaneous, indirect and waking hypnosis techniques are shown and practiced.
ASSESSMENT, GOAL SETTING AND REINFORCEMENT This lesson introduces, through interactive discussions and application exercises,
the fundamentals of personalizing a plan to assist each client to achieve the outcome they are seeking.
IMAGERY AND HYPNOSIS Through case studies, role-play activities and illustrations, the practical applications of using imagery in conjunction with proven ego-strengthening techniques are explored and practiced. Participants will learn the G.I.F.T. (Goal Imagery Focus Technique) protocol to help themselves and others to break free from unwanted habits.
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM, WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM, STRESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Three basic programs you can get started with.
HOW TO STRUCTURE AND MARKET YOUR HYPNOSIS PRACTICE The varied possibilities and options open to establish a profitable
hypnosis practice are explored. This includes how to start, expand and market your private practice.
Discussion regarding record keeping, scope of practice and review of NGH Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
OTHER TOPICS INCLUDED ARE EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUES, MINDFULNESS MEDITATION, SIMPLE AGE REGRESSION, AND THE USE OF HYPNOSIS IN PAIN MANAGEMENT