ERICKSONIAN HYPNOSIS TRAINING

For centuries, the art of hypnosis holds a fascination in many minds. From the days of Mesmer to the almost miraculous therapeutic changes of modern-day hypnotherapy, hypnosis remains a mystery to many. Attend our highly rigorous trainings and discover hypnosis Ericksonian style and what a powerful communication and healing tool it really is.

Milton H Erickson created a new hypnotherapy for each of his client. Rather than relying on a set formula or rule he developed each treatment from his own astute observation of the person sitting across from him.

Why... should YOU take this training?

You should attend this training if:

1. You are an NLP Practitioner or an NLP Master Practitioner or a therapist and would like to include hypnosis in your work.
 
2. You are a coach or manager, and would like to learn conversational hypnosis to induce states of relaxation, and responsiveness in your clients.
 
3. You would like to use hypnosis as a tool in your everyday life to create momentum, overcome blockages and to leverage the power of your unconscious mind to achieve more.
 
4. You have no hypnosis experience, but are deeply curious about the power of hypnosis.
 
5. You want to see hypnosis in action. You will be observing and personally experiencing hypnosis during the trainings.
 
6. You have already attended a hypnosis course or are practising hypnotherapist and rely too much on your scripts. At this course you will learn how to conduct hypnosis work through generation of hypnotic language patterns rather than reading from a script.
 
7. You want a good time and lots of fun... Learning hypnosis in trance will have a powerful effect on your life in many ways.

The Milton Erickson Foundation in Phoenix, Arizona, has established guidelines calling for 3 intensive training workshops to achieve familiarity with Ericksonian hypnosis. Our training strives to teach of this high standard.

The 3 workshops are as follows:

ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY FUNDAMENTALS

ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY INTERMEDIATE

ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY ADVANCED


ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY FUNDAMENTALS (3 days)

The fundamental 3 day training assumes no prior knowledge or experience in Ericksonian approaches. It focuses on the basic of the spirit and the techniques of Ericksonian hypnosis. At the end of the training, participants will be able to integrate hypnosis in their practices and daily life.

Contents:

-Ericksonian vs. other forms of hypnosis
- How to elicit a trance state
- Essential elements of trance from the Ericksonian perspective
- Types and levels of trance
- Improve skills in relaxation techniques
- Explore language construction
- Solution-focused therapy
- Observation process
- Language of suggestion
- Ethical and legal implications of using hypnosis

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ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY INTERMEDIATE (3 days)

Building on the fundamental level, this intermediate level deepens the knowledge and skills level of participants allowing them to enhance perceptual and generative skills for client monitoring and feedback, indirection and other essential processes.

Contents:

-Advanced induction using ideomotor signaling
- Hypnotic phenomena including catalepsy, analgesia/anesthesia, amnesia
- Client-specific anecdotes to elicit resources
- Applications to therapy with or without formal trance
- Hypnotherapeutic approaches for clients with anxiety and depression
- Trance states to achieve clinical outcomes
- The structure of resistance and how to overcome them
- Hypnosis with youths
- Pain management
- Habit control

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ERICKSONIAN HYPNOTHERAPY ADVANCED (3 days)

This advanced level focuses on the professional application of Ericksonian hypnosis. Exercises, supervision and advanced instruction allow participants to enhance their acumen as agents of change.

Contents:

- Deep trance identification (DTI) and its uses especially in modeling
- The 5 characteristics that made Milton Erickson a master clinician
- Self-development of a hypnotherapist
- Applications of hypnosis in careers, sports, sales, sex and other spheres incorporating peak performance
- Ordeal therapy
- Psycho-aerobic SM exercises to increase the impact of individual, family and group therapy
- Other tools to make therapy more effective and fun for both clinicians and clients
- Metaphors

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