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Event Details - Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis

Title: Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis
Type of Activity: Relevant Course Work
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Students will:
1. Gain an understanding as to the nature of hypnosis and its history as an application in therapy;
2. Learn to identify the phenomena associated with trance;
3. Learn how to assess hypnotic capacity using a standard test and scoring both quantitative and qualitative data;
4. Learn how to write suitable scripts for clients, to achieve induction, deepening and de-induction;
5. Learn how to apply trance with different clients to achieve therapeutic outcomes;
6. Learn the contraindications to hypnosis and the categories of clients for whom clinical hypnosis is not appropriate;
7. Learn how to deal with any difficulties for clients that may arise during the use of trance; and
8. Identify those clients who may benefit most from clinical hypnosis.

Course / Workshop Outline:

The Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis consists of fully integrated online and face-to-face training components that together give students the theoretical knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to effectively utilise clinical hypnosis in their professional setting.

Component I: The Bascis of Hypnosis

Component II: Scripts for Trance Induction and Guided Imagery

Component III: Indirect techniques. Hypnosis for Habit Disoders

Component IV: Applications of Hypnosis

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Online Component

Studnets complete 9 online modules covering the basics of hypnosis, incl homework assignments. Approx 60 hours work.

Face-toFace Component

Students attend five F2F days of presentations and group work. 25 hours.

Complete assessments 25 hours.

Perth F2F Days

27 April; 1 June; 27 July; 14 September; and 2 November 2019

Start/End Date: 27/04/2019 to 02/11/2019
Time: 10:00:00 - 16:00:00
Presenter / Provider: (1) Barry J. Evans ;(2) Diane McGreal
Contact Name: Dr Diane McGreal
Contact Phone: 0433381531
Contact Email:
Qualifications: (1) PhD, MA, DipClinHypn (2) PhD, MEd, DipClinHypn

Barry Evans was a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Monash University before moving to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne in 2002. He has written three books on clinical hypnosis and taught clinical hypnosis since 1986. He was Editor of the Australian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Hypnosis.

Diane McGreal is a Psychologist with over 30 years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. She uses clinical hypnosis extensively in her private practice and is a skilled teacher of clinical hypnosis, having presented at national and international conferences on the topic. In 2018 she taught clinical hypnosis to a group of Clinical Psychologists in Hong Kong. She was recently President of the Australian Society of Hypnosis.

Address: Boulevard Centre
Address 2: 99 The Boulevard
Suburb: Floreat
State: WA
Postcode: 6014
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Tea Only
Registration URL:
Cost ($): $3,740 (incl $340 GST)
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

Pay in full or $740 deposit and three payments of $1,000 each.

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