12 - Day Intensive Training in Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy is organized by Dr. Yapko & Associates and would be held during Mar 02 - May 16, 2018 at Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event for health care professionals. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 84 CE credits.
In this 12-day training participants will learn how to integrate and apply hypnotic and strategic methods in their clinical practices. Didactic presentation and practical experiences will be included to maximize the learning experience.
In this comprehensive training, we will meet for 12 days (84 hours) over the course of two phases, not three, and it will be divided into four segments (each phase having two segments). Participants attend all four segments, there is no partial attendance.
Segment 1: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 2,3,4 (day off on Monday, March 5)
Segment 2: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March, 6,7,8
Segment 3: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 10, 11,12 (day off on Sunday, May 13)
Segment 4: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, May 14,15,16
Conference Objectives are :
• List and describe at least three different models or conceptual frameworks for understanding hypnosis.
• Participants will be able to describe at least one recent neuroscientific findings about the brain mechanisms associated with selective attention and hypnotic responsiveness.
• Participants will learn methods of neutral questioning in order to avoid the use of inappropriate suggestions that may contaminate a client’s memories.
• Participants will learn and be able to describe relevant social psychological research about conformity and obedience to authority that can influence hypnotic responsiveness.
• Participants will be able to list and define the so-called “classical hypnotic phenomena” that can be elicited in hypnosis (such as analgesia, time distortion, etc.).
• Participants will be able to organize and define a generic sequence for conducting a goal-oriented hypnosis session.
• Participants will be able to structure at least two specific types of post-hypnotic suggestions.
• Participants will be able to list and discuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of direct versus indirect forms of hypnotic intervention.
• The participant will learn and apply the method of “seeding” homework assignments during hypnosis as a means of increasing treatment benefits.
• The participant will be able to apply hypnotic strategies designed to enhance greater cognitive flexibility and independent problem-solving in the client.
• The participant will be able to structure and deliver skill-building homework assignments to the client.
• The participant will be able to describe the role of selective attention in the onset and course of major depressive disorder and how hypnosis might be used to create an internal shift in the quality and direction of focus.