Therapeutic Hypnosis: Effective, Efficient and Accurate Treatment Creates Change
Date & Location:
Date: November 17 & 18, 2011
Time: 8:30- 3:30pm (each day)
Location: Regent University
Directions: Directions & Map
Open to the Public with Registration
Learn how therapeutic hypnosis can help your clients and patients through this two-day didactic and interactive workshop. This workshop will enhance your professional repertoire and strengthen your practice.
Therapeutic hypnosis can help your clients ease their pain, deal with suffering, and manage their stress. This unique therapy guides patients through a process that includes pinpointing the root of hurts and struggles; dismantling that root; dissipating the damaging symptoms; and stimulating the activity of healing.* It can create immediate positive change.
Theoretical concepts, current research, case material, live demonstrations, and participant exercises will be explored during the workshop. Come prepared for an exciting and thorough learning experience.
*The National Institutes of Health ruled in 1996 that hypnosis was an effective intervention for alleviating pain from cancer and other chronic conditions.
Professional Psychologists, Counselors, Mental Health Providers, Counseling and Psychology Students
This workshop focuses to provide to the mental health community models, schemas, clarity, techniques and implementation of the below listed workshop benefits. In each consulting room, clinical skill intervening with problem presented needs, will be strengthened.
- Mind body healing creates change
- The power of words
- The power of metaphor
- Empowered clinical confidence
- State dependent memory learning behavior
- Neuroscience & neurogenomics of therapeutic hypnosis
- Pinpoint the root/origin of perturbation
- Resiliency has power
- Create physical, emotional, spiritual change
- Spirituality fuels change
- Avoid resistance
- Improve client outcome
- God shows up
- Self hypnosis
- Hypnotherapy CPT code
Individuals will leave with a clear value they can offer their clients effective, efficient and accurate treatment to create change.
After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Write a brief history of mind body healing.
- Select words that have power in your treatment.
- Use state dependent memory learning behavior theory to listen to patent's perturbation.
- Frame with the patient the structure that creates change.
- Determine the patient's associations to spirituality.
- Teach patients the practice of observation versus thinking.
- Identify and reflect the power of a patient's resiliency.
- Use common everyday experiences to clarify that a patient can be hypnotized.
- Differentiate in the patient what is the unconscious and what is the conscious.
- Reflect God's presence in the context of the unconscious and conscious schema.
- Identify and distinguish between change awareness and the patient's pertubation.
- Observe live demonstrations of the therapeutic hypnosis.
- Identify specific affect, behavior, cognitive change in live treatment demonstrations.
- Explain for what purpose God makes a presence known in meditation and trace activity.
- Predict your ability at self hypnosis.
- Transform your clinical skill.
- Akil, H., Brenner, S., Kandel, E., Kendler, K., King, M., Scolnick, E., Watson, J., Zoghbi, H. (2010). The future of psychiatric research: Genomes and Neural Circuits. Science, 327, 1580-1581.
- Atkinson, D., Iannotti, S., Cozzolino, M., Castiglione, S., Cicatelli, A., Vyas, B., Mortimer, J., Hill, R., Chovanec, E., Chiamberlando, A., Cuadros, J., Virot, C., Kerouac, M., Kallfass, T., Krippner, S., Frederick,C., Gregory, B., Shaffran, M., Bullock, M., Soleimany, E., Rossi, A., Rossi, K., Rossi, E., (2010). A new bioinformatics paradigm for the theory, research, and practice of therapeutic hypnosis. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 53 (1).
- Atkinson, D., Iannotti, S., cozzolino, M., Castiglione, S., Cicatelli, A., Rossi, K., Rossi, E., (2010 in submission). A bioinformatic analysis of the molecular-genomic signature of therapeutic hypnosis. Psychiatric Research.
- Kim, T., Hemberg, M. et al. (2010). Widespread transcription at neuronal activity-regulated enhancers. Nature, 465, 182-187.
- Rossi, E., Iannotti, S., Cozzolino, M., Castiglione, S., Cicatelli, A., Rossi, K. (2008). A pilot study of
positive expectations and focused attention via a new protocol for therapeutic hypnosis assessed
with DNA microarrays: The creative psychosocial genomic healing experience. Sleep and hypnosis: An
International Journal of Sleep, Dream and Hypnosis, 10:2, 39-44.
8:15 AM - Registration Open
8:30 AM - Welcome, Announcements, Introductio
8:40 AM - Session I - Introduction to Mind Body Healing (MBH)
9:50 AM - Q/A
- Walk through handout pages
- Jumping off points grasping MBH
- History contained in original writings
- Theoretical models of MBH
10:00 AM - Break
10:10 AM - Session II - Therapeutic Hypnosis (TH)
12:15 PM - Lunch (on your own
- What is Therapeutic Hypnosis
- Schema used with clients that creates change
- Presenter led trance
- Debriefing change awareness
- Issues treated with TH
1:30 PM - Session III - Live Demonstration of TH Treating Client Issues
2:45 PM - Break
- Observe the therapeutic dynamic of change
- Observe change awareness manifested
- Power of therapist note taking
- Debrief change awareness with the client
2:55 PM - Session IV - Common Interactions Using TH with Clients
3:20 PM - Q/A & Instructions for Day Two: Three Things
- Get used to using the word "power"
- Client teaching of power, confidence, intensity, insistence, observation, resiliency, metaphor, change awareness, the dynamic of thought
- Assessing client intuition and spirituality
- Client teaching of unconscious/conscious and the unconscious does all the work
- Framing change with a client
3:30 PM - Dismiss,
8:15 AM - Registration Opens
8:30 AM - Welcome, Announcements
8:40 AM - Session V - Case Material of Therapeutic Hypnosis (TH)
9:50 AM - Q/A
- Common therapist interactions using TH with a client
- Language of TH; its purpose
- Change awareness clarity
- God shows up
- TH has a CPT code
10:00 AM - Break
10:10 AM - Session VI - Practice TH
12:15 PM - Lunch (on your own)
- Use small groups of therapist/client/observers
- In the groups conduct a trance/debrief the change awareness with the client
- Presenter led: debrief the exercise
- Clarity change awareness
- Transform your clinical skill
1:30 PM - Session VII - The Neurogenomics of TH
2:45 PM - Break
- TH changes genes & DNA
- Current research
2:55 PM - Session VIII - What Do You Need Here Now?
3:30 PM - Dismiss
- Identify anything remaining
- Conclusions and closing
- Thank you to all of Regent's hospitality
James T. White, M.Ed. is founder of and clinically practices at The Center For Mind Body Healing in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He holds a Masters degree from The College of William & Mary and certification from the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists. In the Commonwealth of Virginia he is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Mr. White has been practicing therapeutic hypnosis and mind body healing for 27 years. Because hypnosis can take place over the phone, Mr. White has treated clients in the U.S. and Europe. He has amassed over 26 thousand clinical hours providing treatment to all various physical, emotional, cognitive and spiritual perturbations.
He brings to his practice additional training received in Jungian Psychology and the Individuation Process, Dream Interpretation, Spirituality and Psychology, Traumatic Life Event and Trauma Healing, Attention Deficit Disorder Management, Abuse in Families, Parenting Skills, Child Development, Affairs in Relationships-Marriages-Families, Negotiating New Behaviors and Preparing to Die.
Mr. White has taught, presented and led groups in theology, psychology and mind body healing. Therapeutic Hypnosis and the function of dreams have been major themes in his presentations. He has composed informational literature and short articles for participant reflection. Mr. White has accumulated an extensive background in spiritual retreat leadership, both as a member of the founding group of The Center for Prayer and Spirituality and of the founding governing committee of 4TH Day Retreats, the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia.
In the Fortis College Department of Nursing, Norfolk campus, Mr. White is an Adjunct Instructor of Psychology and Inventing Arguments.
Mr. White works in service to a Kitchen Ministry and on numerous committees. In 2011, he was among the first five recipients of Servant of the Year Award.
• Master of Education in Agency Counseling, The College of William & Mary
• Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, Old Dominion University
Additional Training Areas
• Mind Body Healing
• Therapeutic Hypnosis
• Traumatic Life Events and Past Trauma Events
• Attention Deficit Disorder in Teens/Adults
• Jungian Psychology and the Individuation Process
• Dream Interpretation
• Spirituality and Psychology
• Addiction and Abuse in Families
• Parenting Skills
• Child Development
• Affairs in Relationships-Marriage-Families
• Negotiating New Behavior
• Preparing to Die
• Adjunct Instructor School of Nursing, Fortis College
• Retreat Leader, Center for Prayer & Spirituality
• Founder and Director, The Center For Mind Body Healing
• Licensed Professional Counselor Marriage and Family Therapy, Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions
• Educator, Presenter, Workshop Leader
• Consultant to Churches, Schools and Businesses
• White, J.T. (March 2007). "The Mind Body Connection", Tidewater Women 9(3) 2-7.
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