ASCH Basic Training

 Please note, this training is now full. We are accepting waitlist registrations, but we do not anticipate any cancellations.

Brought to you by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)

The ASCH Hypnosis Training is not included in a main conference package and must be purchased separately.

The three day training in the FUNDAMENTALS/BASIC of Clinical Hypnosis, approved by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), is again being offered as a Pre-Conference workshop at the 35th ISSTD Annual Conference in Chicago. It will run from Wednesday, March 21 through Friday, March 23, 2018.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Observe, experience, and practice a minimum of three intermediate trance inductions and intensification methods, and clarify conditions of their use in the treatment of trauma and dissociation.
  • Name at least three principles of ego-state therapy in the treatment of trauma and dissociation.
  • Experience and practice two hypnotic strategies for use in pain management and somatic concerns.
  • Provide at least two examples of constructing therapeutic metaphors to be used as suggestions in the treatment of common clinical problems in a traumatized population.
  • Explain how and why depression, anxiety, habit disorders, and anger can be understood as altered states
  • Describe how this understanding can be utilized in effectively integrating hypnotic techniques into the treatment.
  • Describe the use of cognitive-behavioral hypnotherapy principles in the treatment of dissociative disorders.
  • Describe at least three of these five exploratory hypnotic methods: 1) Affect Bridge, 2) Age Progression, 3)Age Regression,4) Ideomotor Signaling, 5) Hypnoprojectives
  • Discuss how they can be utilized for accessing and strengthening resources states.
  • Explain the indications and contraindications for using them as an insight oriented hypnotic approach in working with trauma.
  • Discuss the application of hypnotic techniques in the treatment of select clinical cases involving trauma and dissociation.
  • Identify professional conduct and legal issues relevant to clinical hypnosis.
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