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2-Day Hypnosis for Trauma & PTSD Certificate Course: A Hypnosis, Mind/Body & Neuroscience Approach to Effectively Treat Trauma & PTSD

Where:
DEDHAM, MA
When:
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Friday, December 8, 2017

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

Your clients have endured stressful and traumatic experiences which often results in less ability to maintain health and to fully provide self-comfort. This course is designed to help you understand more fully the neurological and psychological patterns that create PTSD. The course will focus on developing strategies to change these patterns so that trauma survivors can heal more quickly and fully.

Hypnosis is a powerful tool that can move your clients from trauma to thriving. Used with the brain in mind, hypnosis provides effective interventions to help clients interrupt negative patterns, live more in joy with the ability to self-motivate, and accomplish life goals.

When the unconscious mind activates the resources within a client, recovery is accomplished. Then when hypnotic interventions are provided in deeper mental states, the nervous system provides self-comfort, and results in the ability to resolve trauma, and cultivate creative solutions to problems. Hypnosis allows the trauma memories to lose their emotional charge and move into long-term memory without intrusions into everyday living.

Special emphasis will be given to understanding how trauma affects the brain and leads to anxiety, depression, panic, insomnia, obsessive-compulsive behavior and difficulty handling anger. You will learn how to also heal these symptoms with hypnosis.

Join hypnosis experts and trainers, Carol Kershaw and Bill Wade, as they demystify and simplify hypnosis so you can start using it with your traumatized clients immediately. They will break down the cutting-edge research that supports hypnosis and teach you how to implement it into your clinical work. You will learn through demonstration, case-examples, lecture, experiential exercises and hands-on experience.
Objectives:

  1. Breakdown the basics of hypnosis.
  2. Analyze the research on hypnosis for treating trauma.
  3. Describe advances in mind/body research as it relates to trauma.
  4. Incorporate hypnotic suggestion in psychotherapy.
  5. Determine how symptoms change with focused attention.
  6. Analyze the neurophysiology of trauma.
  7. Integrate three hypnotic strategies to facilitate trauma resolution.
  8. Implement deep hypnotic states to calm the sympathetic nervous system.
  9. Teach how trauma symptoms act as negative hypnotic trances.
  10. Develop a positive mood with three brain change tools.
  11. Alter attachment patterns with limbic system desensitization.
  12. Facilitate client movement with hypnotic empathy.
  13. Intervene on emotional instability with three hypnotic protocols.
OUTLINE

Neurophysiology of Trauma/PTSD
  • Insults to the Nervous System
  • Brain Shrinkage and Symptoms
  • Blood Flow with Intense Stress
  • Vagal Nerve Activation-Stephen Porges
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)
  • Intense and Prolonged Trauma
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Epileptiform Activity with Trauma
Limbic Kindling and Long-Term Stress
  • Overarousal and Anxiety, Startle Response, Panic, Obsessive-compulsive Patterns, Difficulty Handling Anger, Insomnia
  • Underarousal and Depression, Negative Thinking
  • Classic Conditioning and Stimulus Generalization
Essentials of Hypnosis
  • Definition of Hypnosis as Resource Activator
  • Focused Attention and Suggestion
  • Hypnotic Language
  • Conversational Hypnosis
  • Psychotherapy as Hypnosis
  • EEG Hypnosis
How Symptoms Change with Focused Attention
  • The Brain and the Optical System in Symptoms and Trauma Resolution
  • Focus on “Nothing” Eliminates Negative Thought
Trauma and Attachment
  • Attachment Styles
  • Trauma and Dissociation Style Attachment
  • Change in Physiology Creates Change in Ability to Form Relationships
Put Hypnosis to Practice
  • Simple Inductions
  • Changing Mental States
  • Strategies for Interrupting Rumination
  • Strategies for Anxiety, Depression, Calming the Nervous System
  • Experiential Exercises to Practice the Skills Learned
Latest Neuroscience Research on Body/Mind Healing
  • Body/Mind as Frequency, Light and Innate Healing Abilities
  • Discovery of Filament Structures in Body Carrying Information
  • Cellular Biophoton Release
How to Use Affective Brain Circuits to Resolve Trauma and Condition

Calm States
  • Panksepp
  • Turn on Competing Circuits
  • Tools for Developing the Relaxation Response
EEG Hypnosis Demonstration
  • Endocannabinoid System
  • Deep State Hypnosis and Healing
Memory Reconsolidation
  • Retrieval and Disruption
  • Assimilation into Long-Term Memory
  • State Dependent Memory and Learning
Simple Biofeedback Tools to Support Post Traumatic Growth
  • Heartmath HRV Training
  • Temperature Training
  • Breath Training and Meditation
  • Galvanic Skin Response Training
How Talk Therapy May Make Symptoms Worse
  • Re-runs of the Trauma
  • Conditioning the Trauma Response
  • How the Unconscious Mind Works and How to Activate It

CAROL KERSHAW, ED.D.

Dr. Carol Kershaw, Ed.D. worked as a licensed clinical psychologist for over 35 years helping clients suffering from trauma, anxiety, stress, and depression. She is an author, international trainer and frequent presenter on trauma and neuroscience. In addition to lecturing internationally, Dr. Kershaw has presented workshops and lectures at numerous Evolution of Psychotherapy conferences, Erickson Congresses, and annual scientific meetings of ASCH and AAMFT.

Dr. Kershaw has been sought out for her expertise in trauma treatment by organizations throughout the world, including leading a team of medical professionals in trauma intervention efforts in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Kershaw has been featured on numerous media outlets including ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC regarding her work. She is an invited author for Family Therapy Magazine and the co-author of the books Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self-Transformation and The Worry Free Mind: Train Your Brain, Calm The Stress Spin Cycle, and Discover a Happier, More Productive You.

Dr. Kershaw is the co-director of the Milton Erickson Institute of Houston and Board Certified in Biofeedback. She is an approved supervisor for the AAMFT and a member of the American Psychological Association.

J WILLIAM WADE, MDIV, LPC, LMFT

Bill Wade, m.Div., LPC, LMFT is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist, author and international trainer. He is the co-author of Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self-Transformation and The Worry Free Mind: Train Your Brain, Calm The Stress Spin Cycle, and Discover a Happier, More Productive You. He has taught extensively on clinical approaches for overcoming trauma, anxiety and depression as well as clinical hypnosis, meditation, panic disorder, relationship enhancement, and peak performance. Mr. Wade is a clinical member and approved supervisor with American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and co-director of the Milton Erickson Institute of Houston.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: J. William Wade is co-director of the Milton Erickson Inst of Houston. He receives royalties from W.W. Norton, Amazon Books and CDS. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: J. William Wade is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; American Counseling Association; and Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
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