Medical Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy Course Syllabus

Weekend 1

  • Welcome
  • Hypnoidal States
  • Depth of Trance
  • The Mind
  • The Power of the Mind
  • The Six Stages Of A Hypnosis Sessions
  • Hartland’s Progressive Relaxation Induction
  • Awakening Your Patient
  • Awakening Script
  • Inductions
  • The Laws Of Suggestion
  • Eye-Roll Induction
  • Eye Fixation On Hand Induction
  • Factors Influencing Induction
  • Preparing Your Patient
  • Factors Behind Resistance To Induction
  • Self-Hypnosis
  • Clinical Applications Of Self-Hypnosis
  • Teaching Self-Hypnosis Script
  • Simple Eye Closure
  • Countdown From Ten To One
  • Nowwww
  • Using Your Voice
  • Manipulating Distractions
  • Ego-Strengthening
  • Contraindications

Weekend 2

  • Vogt’s Fractination Method
  • Limb Catalepsy And Limb Heaviness
  • Favourite Place Of Relaxation
  • Post-Hypnotic Suggestions
  • Post-Hypnotic Inductions
  • Short-Ego Strengthening
  • Authoritarian Techniques
  • Eye-To-Eye Contact Induction
  • Use Of Suggestions
  • Indirect Suggestions
  • Rapid Eye De-Focus Induction
  • The Early Learning Set
  • Ideomotor Response (IMR)
  • Using IMR
  • Abreaction
  • Hand Levitation
  • The Eclectic Model Of Hypnotherapy
  • Confusion Techniques
  • Pattern Breaking Inductions
  • Symptom Manipulation

Weekend 3

  • Tactile Induction
  • Healing White Light
  • Problem Identification And Goal Setting
  • Hypnodesensitisation
  • Rhythmic Eye Movement Induction
  • Aversion Therapy
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Hypnosis In Sports
  • Nail Biting/Reverse Suggestion
  • IMR Therapy
  • Positive Phobia Replacement

Weekend 4

  • Introduction To Stopping Smoking
  • Stop Smoking
  • Eye-Fixation And Eye-Roll Technique
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Anchoring
  • An Introduction To Dissociation
  • Dissociation And Neurosis
  • An Overview Of Dissociation Technique
  • Dissociation And Deepening
  • Two Stage Dissociation
  • One Part Dissociation
  • Multiple Part Dissociation
  • Miscellaneous Dissociations
  • Snoring
  • Stammering
  • The Garden Script
  • Erythrophobia
  • The Mask

Weekend 5

  • Hand Rotation Deepener
  • Pseudo Orientation In Time
  • Insomnia
  • Night Terrors
  • Secondary Gains
  • The Library Of Life
  • IMR Dissociation Therapy
  • Free Floating Pseudo-Orientation In Time
  • Miscellaneous Pseudo-Orientation In Time
  • Minds Eye Deepener
  • Weight Control
  • Fattening Food Script
  • Healthy Eating Habits Script
  • Binge Eating
  • Depression

Weekend 6

  • Dissociation/Hand Levitation
  • Dystonia
  • Dermatology
  • Healing The Inner Child
  • Self-Integration Dissociation
  • Glove Analgesia
  • Hypnosis And Pain Control
  • Headaches
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Tinnitus
  • Control Room Of The Mind
  • Hypnodontics
  • Bruxism

Weekend 7

  • Magnetic Field Induction
  • Panic Attacks And Panic Disorder
  • Asthma
  • Stress Management
  • Modifying Thought Patterns
  • The Wise Old Person
  • Time Distortion
  • Time Distortion Induction And Deepener
  • Reversing Subjective Time
  • Suggested Amnesia
  • Automatic Writing
  • Obstetrics
  • Psychogenic Infertility
  • Hypnosis
  • With Children
  • Hypnosis With Children – Induction And Deepening
  • The Braiding Process
  • Nocturnal Enuresis

Weekend 8

  • Regressions
  • Diagnostic Scale Regression
  • Specific Age Regression
  • Free Floating Regression
  • Symptom Manipulation Via Regression
  • Miscellaneous Regressions
  • Past Life Regression

List of supplements

Behavioural Psychotherapy:

  • Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • Locus of Control
  • Phobic Disorder
  • Systematic Desensitisation

Clinical Supervision:

  • Part 1
  • Part 2

Course and Exam Information:

  • Welcome
  • The MDCH Examination
  • Referencing Your Assessment
  • LCCH Policies
  • BSCH – Instructions to Join
  • BSCH – Constitution
  • Tutorial Feedback Form
  • Overall Course Appraisal
  • MDCH Attendance Data Form

Ericksonian Techniques:

  • An Introduction to Ericksonian Hypnosis
  • The Meta Model
  • Generalisation, Deletion and Distortion
  • The “Yes” Set
  • The use of the Negative
  • Truisms
  • Truisms Utilising Time
  • “Not Knowing” and “Not Doing”
  • Open-Ended Suggestions
  • Covering all Possibilities of Response
  • Compound Suggestions
  • The use of Questions
  • The Interpersonal Techniques
  • The use of Metaphor

Ethical Practice:

  • Ethical Practice and Confidentiality
  • Ethical Practice: Patient Safety Issues
  • Ethical Practice: Patient Autonomy
  • Ethical Practice: Working With Children
  • Ethical Practice: Boundaries
  • Ethical Practice: The Suicidal Patient

Hypnotherapy – General

  • A Modern Theory and Understanding of Hypnosis
  • The Historical Theories of Hypnosis
  • Hartland’s Suggestibility Tests
  • Eye-Roll Suggestibility Test
  • Hypnotic Phenomena
  • Preparing for Post-Hypnotic Suggestions
  • Countdown Techniques
  • Observation Skills: Calibration
  • Communication Skills
  • Hallucinations
  • Understanding Paranoia and Delusional Disorder
  • Childhood Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychodrama and Hypnodrama
  • Memory Substitution
  • The Therapeutic Use of Dreams
  • Specialised Approach for Eating Control

An Introduction to Memory:

  • Why Should I Read This Booklet?
  • Types of Memory
  • Memory Processes
  • Physiology and Anatomy of Memory
  • A Guide to Effective Learning

Neurology and Physiology:

  • Neurology
  • Physiology
  • Hemispheric Functioning of the Brain
  • Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Neuro-Linguistic Programming:

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • The Basic Elements of NLP
  • Mirroring: Pacing and Leading
  • Eye Accessing Cues

Psychotherapy:

  • Sigmund Freud (Psychoanalysis)
  • Carl Jung (Analytical Psychology)
  • Alfred Adler (Individual Psychology)
  • Carl Rogers (Client Centred Therapy)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Therapeutic Outline:

  • Therapeutic Outline
  • Taking a Case History
  • Therapy – Putting it Together