This innovative program is designed to give students a working understanding of hypnotism. The course is practical and down-to-earth, concentrating heavily on the how-to-do-it aspects. Participants are not simply taught all about hypnosis. By means of supervised practice sessions, you will be trained to actually produce the hypnotic state and use it skillfully and effectively. Well thought out, tested-and-true, this course will help you to master your hypnotism skills and increase your results.
With this approved professional training course, you will be eligible for recognition and certification by the National Guild of Hypnotists. The National Guild of Hypnotists was founded in 1951, and with over 10,000 members in 40 countries, it is the oldest & largest hypnotism organization in the world. Its certification is the most widely recognized credential for the professional practice of the hypnotic arts.
With the general public becoming more mind/body aware, the need for hypnotism increases every year. Become Certified as a Professional Hypnotist!
YOU WILL LEARN ...
Curriculum consists of discussions, demonstrations, case studies, role-playing activities, simulations, application exercises, homework assignments and tests.
TOPICS OF THIS COMPREHENSIVE COURSE WILL INCLUDE
Hypnotic Suggestibility Testing & Induction Techniques
The purpose and types (authoritarian and permissive) are discussed, demonstrated and practiced. Scripts will be provided for all of the induction procedures. Practical hints that influence hypnotic suggestibility. Supervised practice by class members.
Recognition and Classification of Clients
An in-depth discussion of the qualification of subjects, including common fallacies we encounter, occupational susceptibility, age, and susceptibility of highly impressionable and emotional people.
Influences and Dangers of Hypnosis
In this segment, we discuss the influences of light and color, of temperature, of odors, of music and sound, of quiet and the influence of emotions and its effect on inducing hypnosis. Learn which people make the best subjects, and when not to hypnotize someone. Ethics and precautions in the use of hypnotism will be discussed.
How to Hypnotize
A three-step classical hypnotic induction procedure is introduced and demonstrated. Participants practice and are critiqued.
Methods of Awakening
Ordinary and gradual awakening methods are shown. Participants practice a self-hypnosis induction and awaken themselves.
Depth Stages of Hypnosis
Participants are introduced to the six depth stages of hypnosis and the criteria for judging trance depth.
Participants will learn the rationale for using self-hypnosis and how it can influence all phases of their lives. In addition, they will be introduced to the world of "suggestion," and learn six important criteria for formulating action suggestions.
Hypnotism Programs for Smoking Cessation, Weight Control & Stress Management
Effective use of imagery will be taught for dealing with these problems. Complete programs already proven succesful in dealing with these problems are provided. Learn how to conduct your own self-hypnosis classes.
Mechanical aids and post-hypnotic suggestion are introduced. Deepening techniques and topics such as negative word traps and unethical posthypnotic suggestions are discussed.
Advanced Induction Techniques
The eight steps necessary to perform an effective progressive relaxation induction are demonstrated. Instantaneous, indirect and waking hypnosis techniques are shown and practiced.
Building Your Successful Hypnotism Practice
The varied possibilities and options open to enhance a profitable hypnotism practice are explored. This includes marketing one's private practice. The methodology and structure developing a far-reaching practice, and marketing one's hypnosis programs to the corporate world are analyzed. Ethical and legal considerations are also discussed.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE ...
Upon completion of all class hours plus hands-on practice and independent study, students will be eligible for examination leading to graduation as a Certified Hypnotist. The internationally recognized core-curriculum is reviewed, annotated and upgraded annually by our N.G.H. adjunct faculty and is further enhanced by the personal knowledge and experience of your instructor.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Awarded
The CEU is a standard measurement for noncredit continuing education programs. Upon completion, one CEU will be given for each contact hour of participation in this course.
The NGH Hypnosis Certification Course consists of 100 Hours of Training.
Classes meet one or two times per week, taking place over a 3-4 month period of time for a total of 100 hours (approx 14 weeks). Classes are held during the daytime, on weekdays only.
I do not teach this program as a "crash course" taught all in back-to-back long days (as many other instructors do). There is too much information being delivered, and not only was I not taught that way - at least for me, that would create brain overload.
To be competent and feel confident with using the hypnosis techniques taught in this course, you will need time to receive the instruction of each module, read the corresponding content in your course manual, digest it and figure out what questions you need to ask - *and* of course, to practice it!
Upon completion of all class hours plus hands-on practice and independent study, students are then eligible for examination, leading to graduation as a Certified Hypnotist.
SPRING CLASSES start in April.
FALL CLASSES start in September.
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