Katie M. Wiens, Ph.D.
Brennan Smith, C.Ht
This course will cover the basics of neurological anatomy and function, including the action of drugs upon the brain. In every class, practical use of this knowledge will be addressed in relation to hypnotherapy and its most common applications.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The primary goal of this course is to improve students’ hypnotherapy skills by empowering them to make active use of brain function and anatomy to improve client outcomes. Specific objectives for this course include:
- Develop the scientific vocabulary and understanding that supports a hypnotherapists’ ability to work in medical and psychological environments
- Cultivate the capacity to use existing hypnosis methods, and create original methods, to get results through applied neurological understanding
- Establish authority and credibility with clients and referral sources through the effective explanation of the relationship between hypnosis and brain function
- Make active use of clients’ existing mental health diagnoses and/or prescriptions in order to care for them ethically & effectively
Each week will have a unique portfolio of video lectures. Follow the links below to access each weeks lectures. Live class discussions will focus on clarification of the week’s reading and lecture material so pace your lecture viewing appropriately.
ONLINE CLASS DISCUSSIONS
Class will meet for one hour in the “HPTI webconferencing room” via internet once per week.