Schedule

Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness for Taming Chronic Pain

Speaker: Bruce Eimer, PhD, ABPP
May 16-17, 2018 | Daytona Beach, FL | Hypno Expo 2018

Course Description

Poorly managed chronic pain is a pervasive problem. Yet, few physicians or other health-care professionals receive formal training in pain management. Often, hypnotherapists are professionals of last resort when they should be the professionals of al training to hypnotherapists and health professionals on the nuts and bolts of a proven approach to taming chronic pain with hypnotherapy and mindfulness. The clinical use of this Taming Chronic Pain protocol by a trained health professional or professional hypnotherapist has been proven to help people with chronic pain get repeatable pain relief without overly relying on narcotics.

As a result of attending this course, ability to use hypnosis and mindfulness techniques to help chronic pain patients get repeatable pain relief without overly relying on narcotics.

Psychologists who successfully complete this workshop will be awarded 14 continuing education (CE) credits. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. maintain responsibility for these programs and their contents.


Mastering the Power of Hypnosis to Control Pain

Speaker: Bruce Eimer, PhD, ABPP
August 21-22, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV | HypnoThoughts Live 2018

Course Description

Poorly managed chronic pain is a pervasive problem because the causes of chronic pain syndromes are often elusive and complicated. Hypnosis is the oldest proven non-drug treatment for pain and this 2-day workshop will teach you how to use hypnosis, mindfulness meditation and compassionate self-awareness to help your clients get convincing pain relief. You will learn how to elicit positive expectations from your first contact with a client in pain through your interview questions and hypnosis pre-talk. You will learn how to choose the best induction for the client in pain, how to teach an appropriate self-hypnosis exercise that will enable your client to get repeatable pain relief, and how to deliver post-hypnotic suggestions that will subconsciously prepare your client to expect repeated relief. The course will cover the most powerful ways to use direct suggestion in hypnosis (DSIH) for analgesia, and how to employ analytical hypnotherapy (e.g., regression and parts therapy methods) for resolving psychological obstacles to improving pain relief and functionality. Teaching methods will include lecture, demonstrations, experiential exercises and group practice.

Bruce is a licensed psychologist and professional hypnotherapist in Philadelphia with more than thirty years of experience treating people with chronic pain using cognitive-behavioral and hypnosis interventions. Bruce is a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the American Psychological Association. Bruce is also a person with chronic pain and has been using mindful self-hypnosis techniques to manage his own chronic pain for more than 25 years.He has authored several books on hypnosis for pain relief and taught numerous workshops on the topic. He has directed the behavioral medicine component of a busy hospital pain clinic for the past 8 years.

Psychologists who successfully complete this workshop will be awarded 14 continuing education (CE) credits. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. maintain responsibility for these programs and their contents.


Client Centered Parts Therapy

Speaker: Roy Hunter, DIMDHA, FAPHP with Bruce Eimer, PhD, ABPP
August 28-29, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV | HypnoThoughts Live 2018

Course Description

How can you effectively help the client who struggles with an inner conflict? Someone strongly desiring to attain a goal, but who also experiences self-sabotage, may be a prime candidate for PARTS THERAPY. Often using different names, others emulate this profoundly beneficial technique taught and practiced by the late Charles Tebbetts. Competently facilitated, parts therapy often helps people get past barriers when other techniques are insufficient. However, there are pitfalls that must be avoided in order to maximize results for your clients. This workshop is experiential, and is a MUST for anyone not totally familiar with parts therapy or one of its variations. Roy Hunter, your facilitator, is the published author of two hypnosis texts based on the teachings of the late Charles Tebbetts, as well as Hypnosis for Inner Conflict Resolution: Introducing Parts Therapy (Crown House Publishing, 2005). All who attend will receive a participant workbook.

Roy Hunter, DIMDHA, FAPHP, teaches professionals domestically and abroad. In June of 2006 he taught parts therapy at the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH). Trained by Charles Tebbetts in 1983, Roy has taught professional hypnosis since 1987. Roy’s texts come highly praised, and are required reading in many hypnosis schools around the world.

Psychologists who successfully complete this workshop will be awarded 14 continuing education (CE) credits. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. are approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. and The Behavior Therapy Center, P.C. maintain responsibility for these programs and their contents.