2017

  • All 2017 hypnosis training courses are in progress.  Please join us in 2018.

2018

  • Carlsbad, California, USA Begins Feb. 2018
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  • Perth,  WESTERN AUSTRALIA  Begins Feb. 2018 (This is a modified 12 day training taking place in two different phases). Sponsored by the Australian Psychological Society, Perth Branch. Sign Up
  • Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA  Begins March, 2018 (This is a modified 12 day training taking place in two different phases)
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Please contact Diane (diane@yapko.com) with any questions you might have about our 100-Hour hypnosis trainings

Michael gives a brief overview of the hypnosis training

 

 

 

Michael answering common Questions about hypnosis training

 

 

 

Brochure ~ a detailed brochure of the 100-Hour training

Brochure ~ a detailed brochure of the 12-Day training/

Phase 1: The Foundations of Hypnosis: Concepts and Basic Methods

In this comprehensive beginning level training, you will learn the principles of hypnosis as well as general ways hypnosis can be applied clinically. More specifically, you’ll learn:

  • The “nuts and bolts” of hypnotic suggestion and ways to fit them to your clients’ needs
  • Modern theories of hypnosis
  • The nature of hypnotic phenomena
  • Contextual considerations in applying hypnosis
  • Common myths about hypnosis affecting its use
  • The social psychology of hypnosis
  • Clinical versus research findings
  • The range of suggestion structures and styles
  • Methods of induction
  • More… you’ll learn enough hypnosis in just this first week to start using it in your practice.

Phase 2: Applying Hypnosis in Psychotherapy:Developing a Goal-Orientation

In this intensive intermediate level training, the foundational skills acquired in the first week and subsequently practiced will be guided in the direction of evolving artistry in performing hypnosis in psychotherapy. The ability to use hypnosis to build client receptivity to new ideas and possibilities in order to begin to transform his or her experience in some meaningful way is an essential step in any treatment process. In this second week, you will learn:

  • Interviewing strategies for uncovering the symptom formation process
  • Subjective patterns of self-organization and treatment responses
  • Key patterns of self-regulation
  • Sequencing stages of therapeutic interaction
  • Building client receptivity
  • Thinking strategically about treatment
  • Creating and offering goal-oriented hypnosis sessions
  • The use of therapeutic metaphor
  • More…

Phase 3: Expanding Clinical Approaches: Developing Deeper Clinical Focus

In the third and final week of the program, the skill level will move to an advanced one of designing and delivering hypnotic interventions across a wide variety of client problems. In this third week you will learn about:

  • Treating depression, the most common mood disorder
  • Hypnosis and pain management
  • The use of indirection in treatment
  • Hypnosis and habit modification
  • The interface between hypnosis and homework assignments
  • Hypnosis and managing anxiety
  • Designing and delivering therapeutic metaphors in hypnosis
  • Seeding of growth-oriented changes even after formal treatment ends
  • More… By the time this final week ends, you’ll have evolved into a knowledgeable and experienced hypnosis practitioner!