In late February and early April, 2017, Bruce Eimer, Ph.D., ABPP and Roy Hunter, MS, CHt will be co-teaching the full hypnotherapy certification course at the Behavior Therapy Center, just outside of Philadelphia. The first two quarters will be a two-week intensive, followed by a two-week intensive for the last two quarters several weeks later. This course is approved by both the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA) as well as the Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (APHP).
Classes are open to psychologists, physicians, nurses, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, pastoral counselors, and professional hypnotherapists, and students in these disciplines. Note that classes are open to hypnotherapists and those who wish to learn professional hypnotherapy, whether or not they are already in the mental health profession. Those with previous training may, with instructor approval, enroll in whatever quarter(s) you believe will round out your training.
Individual quarters are $1295* but you may enroll in all four quarters for $4444*. Tuition includes required texts and workbooks.
February 18-22, 2017 – Quarter 1, Learning the Art of Hypnosis
Introduction to hypnosis, trance history, various inductions, deepening, “convincers” (challenge suggestions), suggestion structure, ethics & potential dangers, self-hypnosis, laws of the mind, supervised practice.
February 25-March 1, 2017 – Quarter 2, Learning the Art of Hypnotherapy
Introduction to hypnotherapy, the intake, foundation of client centered hypnosis, habit control, anchoring and triggers, discovering subconscious blocks, ideomotor responding, hypnotic regression therapy (includes presentation on risk of false memories), practicum and demonstrations.
April 1-5, 2017 – Quarter 3, Advanced Hypnotherapy
Course overview, peak performance, sports enhancement, parts therapy, practicum and demonstrations.
April 8-12, 2017 – Quarter 4, Advanced Applications of Hypnotherapy
Advanced applications of hypnosis, hypnodontics (dental hypnosis), **pain management, substance abuse, practicum and demonstrations, and more, based on student interest.
*Note that any cancellations within 15 days of the start of the course (or quarter you paid for) will result in forfeiting the amount of deposit required to hold your space in the class.