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Event Details - Introduction to Hypnosis and the Krasner Method Certification

Title: Introduction to Hypnosis and the Krasner Method Certification
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

The key objective of this 3 day face-to-face certification training is to provide students with the theoretical and practical requirements to achieve Certification in the specific application of the Krasner Method of hypnosis. 

Knowledge includes:

  • Relevance of hypnosis – the theory
  • Language of hypnosis e.g. induction
  • Krasner Method of Hypnosis
  • Applications of the Krasner Method of Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis and risk management
  • Case studies

Practical skills include:

  • how to build rapport with you client
  • how to conduct a client interview for the purposes of hypnosis
  • how to construct hypnotic suggestions
  • how to successfully induce trance
  • supervised practical applications by students including feedback
  • Questions and Answers



Course / Workshop Outline:

On enrolment students will receive their pre-course learning materials (textbook). The course fee includes learning materials, pre-course interview, and membership of the Minds Tomorrow Roundtable – only available to Minds Tomorrow graduates.

Specific skills and knowledge are outlined in the break-up of the course. Every element of the course combines theory and supervised practical exercises that are designed to enable the student to apply their knowledge effectively and with confidence. 

All courses delivered by Minds Tomorrow are delivered by certified trainers and for courses/workshops/seminars for students under 18 years of age, we hold a Positive Exemption card due to one trainer who is a registered teacher in Queensland and has curriculum design and lecturing experience. 

The course is designed for flow of the learning experience and to build upon skills learned so that the student can apply appropriate techniques with confidence. 

On successful completion of this course, hypnosis practitioners can apply their knowledge and skills to enhance their current counselling practise.

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

The following gives you the specific key areas of what you will learn in this course:

1. Why is hypnosis relevant in therapy, coaching and counselling?

2. What is hypnosis and how does it work?

  • Describe the origins of hypnosis
  • What is hypnosis
  • Comprehend the legal aspects of hypnosis today
  • Language and hypnosis
  • Describe what is trance and what are the levels of trance
  • What are the methods of hypnosis used primarily today
  • The unconscious mind and hypnosis
  • Key concepts used in hypnosis e.g. end result imagery, convincers
  • What is the Krasner Method
  • Applications of Krasner Method including: Glove Anaesthesia; Pain Control; Smoking Cessation; Weight Loss
  • What are metaphors

3. How does hypnosis work?

  • Learn how to use hypnotic voice and how to establish an appropriate environment for successful hypnosis
  • Explain hypnosis
  • Building rapport with your client
  • Use of hypnotic language
  • How to observe trance in your client
  • The interview process with your client
  • The purpose of suggestibility tests
  • How does a successful induction work
  • How are successful hypnotic suggestions designed

Learning experience is further facilitated through: pre-study; daily skill advancing tasks; open book assessment. 


Start/End Date: 01/02/2020 to 03/02/2020
Time: 08:30:00 - 17:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Gina Palmer and Glen Palmer
Contact Name: Gina Palmer
Contact Phone: 0481012856
Contact Email:
Qualifications: BSc (Griffith); Grad Dip Ed (UQ); Grad Dip Hum (UNE); MURP (UQ); MBA(USQ); Dip NLP & Hypnotherapy; ABH Approved School of Hypnosis; Certified Trainers of NLP, Time Line Therapy® , Hypnotherapy and NLP Coaching

Gina and Glen have been working in the area of coaching and training since the 1990s. Gina is also a Griffith University-Industry mentor – successfully mentoring students and assisting them in finding their next step. Glen is in his third year as a Master Trainer. The Master Trainer program takes training into the international arena and further advances the skills and knowledge of all areas of training. The Master Trainer program, due its intensity and rigour, is only available to small numbers of qualified trainers.

Both Gina and Glen enjoy working with their students, graduates and clients and their passion for helping others is reflected in all that they do.

Our clients range from business owners, individuals (including teenagers), and international businesses.

Address: TBA
Address 2:
Suburb: Brisbane
State: QLD
Parking: Street
Is there disability parking and entry? No
Are meals included with this event? No
If yes, what meals?
Registration URL:
Cost ($): Special offer for ACA members $690; groups of 2 or more will receive further discounts.
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

We are offering a special rate for ACA members of $690, please call Gina Palmer 0481012856.


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