Saturday, March 9th, 2019 9:00amSunday, March 10th, 2019 4:30pm


Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC Segal Conference Rooms 1410-1430


Fundamentals, Levels 1 and 2
Clinical Hypnosis Training Workshop
March 9th and 10th, 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

How can we, as health professionals, facilitate positive change that lasts?  The key is clinical hypnosis. Learn from our experienced teaching faculty how to enhance your therapeutic relationship with your clients and prime them for success using the unique skills of clinical hypnosis.

Expand your psychotherapeutic horizons and recognize the subtleties of your own subconscious mind in a safe and collegial interactive environment, supported by our experienced teaching faculty.

Clinical hypnosis is a powerful therapeutic communication founded on solid evidence-based science. Bring an open heart and mind to experience just how effective clinical hypnosis can be for your clients. 

Training Scope:

This workshop has two separate streams based on your prior experience using clinical hypnosis.

Fundamentals Level 1 will provide practical training in the fundamental components of clinical hypnosis for clinicians new to hypnosis, as well as those wishing a refresher. Demonstrations and practice sessions will provide sufficient training for those who wish to integrate hypnosis into their therapeutic skills.

Fundamentals Level 2, taught simultaneously, will provide more experienced professionals with training and practice in advanced techniques and in the application of hypnosis to specific areas of practice:  

-- Pain and anxiety management

-- Communication and rapid inductions in emergency medicine and dentistry 

-- Adolescent and pediatric hypnosis

-- Life threatening and chronic illness

Eligibility: Open to members of regulated health professions including full time students, registered clinical counsellors, social workers and marriage & family therapists.

Teaching Faculty:

Elaine Drysdale, MD, Psychiatrist
Bianca Rucker, RN, PhD, Marriage & Family Therapist
Kourosh Edalati, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Lance Rucker, DDS, Professor Emeritus, UBC Dentistry
Leora Kuttner, Ph.D. Pediatric Clinical Psychologist
James Stabler, MSW, RCC, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Mavis Lloyd, Ph.D RCC
Harry Stefanakis, PhD, Psychologist
Saul Pilar, MD, General Practitioner
Davidicus Wong, MD, Family Physician

FEES:   Early-Bird deadline is February 15th, 2019

CSCH Member                                          $345 (Early-Bird)                   $395 (after February 15th)
Non-Member                                             $445 (Early-Bird)                   $495 (after February 15th)
Full-Time Student                                     $245 (Early-Bird)                    $245 (after February 15th)

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