January 2024

Starts January 24, 2024

Our Signature 100-Hr Course
Online

The 100-Hour Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy Training

We’re sorry you missed our 2024 training. We typically offer this course once a year and the next course has not yet been scheduled.

We hope you’ll find other learning opportunities in the events below.

Current Participants can make their February and April installment payments at the link below. 

March 2024

March 8

90-Minute Online Webinar

 

Re-thinking Depression: Insights Emerging from Hard Times

Given the sharp rise in the rates of depression in the wake of the COVID pandemic and what it has taught us about vulnerabilities to depression, as well as recent landmark research undermining the most common view of depression as the result of a neurochemical imbalance, the need to think clearly about depression and its treatment has never been more apparent.

How therapists think about the nature of depression and answer fundamental questions – such as what causes depression – naturally determine what treatment approach they are most likely to take. Likewise, how therapists think about the nature of hypnosis and its potential merits in treatment will shape their use of hypnotically based approaches. As we will discuss and demonstrate, there are some very compelling reasons to want to include hypnosis in the treatment of depressed individuals, couples, and families. There are things that no amount of medication can possibly address, hence the emphasis here on skills, not pills.

The webinar will place an emphasis on applying hypnosis strategically. There will be didactic presentation, a video demonstration featuring hypnosis with a depressed woman and follow-up information, and the opportunity for discussion as well as Q&A.

TIME:
9 am – 10:30 am Pacific time in the USA/Canada
11 am-12:30 pm Central time in the USA/Canada
12 pm – 1:30 Eastern time in the USA/Canada

CEs: 1.5 hours (see details on registration link below)

March 16

3-Hour Online Webinar

 

Hypnosis and Treating Depression 

This is a 3-hour webinar on the topic of Hypnosis and Treating Depression. Presented in English with sequential translation in Spanish

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TIME:
Mexico:          10:00-13:00 Central MEXICO time
USA/Canada:  9:00 am to noon Pacific Time

April 2024

April 13 &14 in Australia
April 12 &13 in USA

Online Webinar

 

Hypnotic Age Progression: How and Why a Future Orientation Matters in Treatment and in LIFE

In recent years, substantial evidence has accumulated that makes it clear that a focus on the future is far more than just a philosophical preference. In the context of therapy, an orientation to the future has been associated with some of the most fundamental aspects of clinical practice, ranging from its influence on individual personality traits to ways it shapes response to one’s interventions.

In this webinar, then, we will consider what role a therapist’s temporal orientation plays in the way they apply hypnosis and conduct their therapy and some of the many facets of a future orientation that help shape one’s quality of life.

A primary goal of the webinar is to provide participants a chance to learn and practice two different forms of hypnotic age progression.  The use of hypnosis to co-create a detailed and motivating vision of what’s possible, to concretely articulate the steps to take to reach a goal, to encourage building the frustration tolerance needed to stay the course when dramatic results aren’t immediate, to help separate or dissociate depressed feelings from decision making so the client’s decisions aren’t depressed ones, are just some of the components of meaningful intervention using hypnosis in the service of building a positive future orientation. Hope – realistic hope – can literally save lives.

Sponsored by the Australian Hypnotherapists’ Association (AHA)
Registration link will be provided below as soon as it is available.

 

 

DATE/ TIME:
Australia:
Saturday, April 13 & Sunday, April 14
9:00 am to 12:30 pm (AEDT) both days

USA/Canada:
Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13
4:00-7:30 pm (PDT) both days

 

April 14  

3-Hour Online Webinar

 

Hypnosis and the Treatment of Depression

Additional details and registration link will be provided at a later date.

TIME:
10:00 am – 1:00 pm  (Eastern time in the USA/Canada)
7:00 am – 10:00 am (Pacific time in the USA/Canada)

CEUs:   3 hours

 

September 2024

September 14 and 15

Two-day Virtual Conference

 

Anxiety & Depression
Advancing Treatment

This 2-day conference brings together leading experts passionate about mental well-being to engage in a meaningful dialogue and explore innovate approaches to understanding, preventing, and managing anxiety and depression.

I look forward to participating in this conference with my friends and colleagues: Lilian Borges, MA, LPC, David Burns, MD, Camillo Loriedo, MD, Ph.D., Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

My Keynote Address: Depression is Contagious: We’ve Been Looking at Depression Through the Wrong Lens

My Workshop:Applying Hypnosis in the Treatment of Depression: An Emphasis on Skills, Not Pills.

 

Times:
8 am – 3:30 pm Pacific time

CEs: 12 hours (see details on registration link below)