Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis - Practitioner Level

Our Practitioners Diploma here at Evolve is an all-encompassing Hypnotherapy course which will enable you to confidently start up your own practice or add it to an existing business or profession.

 

  1. You will learn the basic principles, tools and techniques for effect hypnotherapy

  2. How to apply treatments safely and ethically providing a safe environment for therapy

  3. Learn the importance of evaluating and reviewing client progress as well as own clinical practice

Accreditation

EVOLVE ethos

The law of hypnosis

History of hypnosis

History – NLP

The science of hypnosis

The conscious, subconscious and unconscious mind

The Sleep Cycle

Myths and misconceptions of hypnosis

The difference between emotions and feelings

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

Presuppositions

VAKOG system

Rapport

Brainwaves

FOUNDATION UNIT

UNIT 1

 

Creating the State of Hypnosis

Inductions – VAK, Rapid, Fast

Suggestibility tests

Deepeners

Yes set

Absorb – Bypass – Stimulate – Utilise

Visualisation

Guided imagery

IMR

Arm levitation

UNIT 2

Language

Labelling

Taboo words

Suggestions

Direct and indirect suggestions

Post hypnotic suggestions

Embedded commands

Contingent suggestions

Nominalisations

Predicates

Secondary gains

Consultations

Structuring therapy

Selling the benefits

Basic neuroscience

The limbic system

Creating state control

The 3 brain theory

Working in the now

Auto suggestion

Working with auto suggestion

Self-hypnosis

UNIT 3

Neuroscience

Aversion therapy

Spinning

Swishing

Re-framing

Metaphor

Fears

Phobias

Treatment for fears and phobias

Anchors

UNIT 4

Techniques

Professional registration
GHSC code of ethics & requirements
Clinical administration & record keeping
Professional presentation
Personal & professional records
Supervision & CPD
Legal responsibilities
Dealing with complaints
Acquiring a DBS
Marketing yourself as a professional hypnotherapist

UNIT 5

Setting up in Practice

Common issues
Definitions of mental health issues
Stress, anxiety & depression
Types of stress
Fight flight or freeze
Physiological signs and symptoms
Hypnotherapy for stress management
Anxiety
Signs and symptoms
Hypnotherapy for depression
Duty of care
Confidentiality

UNIT 6

Mental Wellbeing

UNIT 7

Regression

False memory syndrome
Leading & guiding
Timeline regression
Watkins bridge
Dealing with an abreaction
Age progression - Pseudo orientation in time
Future pacing
Facilitation of past life regression
Spontaneous past life regression

Types of pain
Ethics and pain management
Hypnotherapy and the treatment of pain
Control room
Inner pharmacy
Arm levitation
Glove anaesthesia
Sub modalities
Noesitherapy

UNIT 8

Pain Management

UNIT 9

Workshops

IBS defined
Signs and symptoms
NICE guidelines
IBS & stress
Hypnotherapy for the treatment of IBS
Weight control
Identifying the relationship with food
Types of over eaters
Hypnotherapy for weight control
Creating a professional audio
Smoking Cessation

Who are we safeguarding and why?
What to do if - reporting concerns
Hypnotherapy & working with vulnerable adults
Consent - do’s and don’ts
Recognising child abuse
Working with children
Having a safeguarding policy
Safeguarding yourself as a therapist
Reporting a concern
Risk assessment
Good practice
What to do if – scenarios

UNIT 10

Safeguarding

Our Advanced Practioner course will be available next year and open to all practising Hypnotherapists wishing to advance their techniques and knowledge beyond practitioner level.

Please click the following link to view a full list of all our other CPD courses available to you to support your development.