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Diploma Course Syllabus

Module 1: Certificate in Introduction to Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

What is Hypnosis and How does Hypnotherapy Work?
The Hypnotherapy Process and Re-Alerting
Communication and the Professional Relationship
Client's Health, Effective Functioning, Well-being
Structuring a Session and Initial Assessment
Styles and Language in Trancework
Suggestibility Tests
Recognising Signs of Trance
Deepening Techniques and Depth testing
Resistance & Secondary Gain
Risks and Hazards of Hypnotherapy
Professional Code & Standards and Accompanied Clients
Scope & Methods of Complementary Healthcare

Module 2: Certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Introduction to NLP
Representational systems
Modalities and Submodalities
Meta programs
Values and Beliefs
Outcomes
States
Sensory Acuity and Calibration
Matching and Psychogeography
Pacing and Leading
Perceptual Positions
The Meta Model & The Milton Model
Framing and Reframing

Module 3.1: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Confidence & Self-Esteem

Psychology Theories & Approaches: psychodynamic, humanistic/existential, behavioural, cognitive
What is Confidence and Self Esteem?
Inductions and Interventions
IdeoMotor Response (IMR)
NLP Strategies: Anchor & Modelling
SUD Scales
Visualisation
5-step Approach to Confidence Building

Module 3.2: Sleep

Hypnotherapy Inductions
Snoring
Insomnia
Bruxism
Other Sleep disturbances

Module 4: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Stress

Causes, Symptoms and Effects of Stress
Identifying the Client's Stress Triggers
Relaxation and Release Techniques
Self Hypnosis
Age Regression and Age Progression
Practical Exercises for de-stressing
1 hour Stress Talk
1 day Stress Workshop

Module 5: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Smoking Cessation

The Effectiveness of Hypnotherapy in Smoking Cessation
Success rates and Guarantees
Single Session v. Multi-session approach
Building a Smoking Cessation Toolkit
Identifying the Client's habits and triggers
Non-hypnotic interventions
Hypnotic Interventions
Metaphors
NLP Swish
Aversive suggestions
Positive Affirmations
Group Work

Module 6: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss

How Hypnotherapy can aid Weight loss
Hypnotherapeutic Techniques for weight Loss
NLP Reframing
Common Issues
NLP Compulsion Blowout
Release Techniques and Imagery
12-step Weight Loss Programme
Example sessions
Working with Groups & 6-session Weight Loss Group

Module 7: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia
Binge-Eating
Selective Eating Disorder
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Breaking the Cycle
Psychodynamic Factors
Hypnotherapy Treatments
Ego-state/parts therapy
Affect Bridge Technique
Informed Child Technique
Cognitive Re-structuring
Modifying Perfectionism
Stimulus control Techniques
NLP New Behaviour Generator

Module 8: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Anxiety and Panic

Manifestations of Anxiety
Symptoms and Causes
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
Safely Inducing Panic Attacks
Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Panic disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder
Hypnotherapy Inductions and Interventions
NLP Timelines
Safe Place Techniques

Module 9: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Phobias

Simple and Complex Phobias
Treatment for phobias
Association & Dissociation
Systematic desensitisation
Flooding
Inductions and Scripts for common phobias
NLP Collapsing Anchors
NLP Change Personal History
NLP Fast Phobia/Rewind Technique

Module 10: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth

How Hypnotherapy is used in Pregnancy and Childbirth
Morning Sickness and Hyperemesis
Hypertension
Bonding with Baby
Anticipated Premature Labour
Preparation for Labour and Birth
The role of hypnosis in labour and birth
Postnatal Progress
Infertility
Inductions and Scripts for therapy
8-session Hypnosis Antenatal Group

Module 11: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Working with Children

About Hypnotherapy with Children
Differences between hypnosis with children and adults
Preparing the parent and parental participation
Building rapport with children
Initial Assessment for Children
Indications and Contra-indications
Hypnotic Language for children
Therapeutic Techniques
Metaphors
Self-Hypnosis
Alert Trancework
Scripts for common issues

Module 12: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Depression

Symptoms and Causes of Depression
Types of Depression
Indications and Contraindications
Biopsychosocial Model
Treatment Approaches for Depression
Coping skills
Problem solving skills
Social skills
Negative and De-Motivating Expectations
Empowerment
Hypnotherapy Inductions and Scripts

Module 13: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Habits and Addictions

Habit versus Addiction
Dependence
Avoidant coping style
Multidimensional treatment
Stages of Change
Motivational Interviewing
Alcohol
Drugs
Hypnotherapy Inductions and Scripts for example issues
NLP 6-Step Reframe

Module 14.1: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Pain Management

Components of Pain
Chronic and Acute Pain
The Gate Control Theory of Pain
Assessment and Pain Diary
Sensory Alterations
Replacement and Substitution of Sensations
Reinterpretation of Sensations
Stress management
Eliminating triggers and changing diet
Analgesia and Anaesthesia
Time Distortion & Displacement
Paradoxical Intention
Increasing Tolerance to Pain
Interventions for common types of pain
Phantom Limb Pain

Module 14.2: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is IBS
Causes and Symptoms
Stress and Diet
Control over gut function and activity
Treatment for IBS
Hypnotherapy Interventions for IBS

Module 15: Certificate in Hypnotherapy for Performance Enhancement- Business, Sports, Music and Academic

How Hypnotherapy can be used to Enhance Performance
Developing the Winning Mindset
Self-Belief
Identifying and Removing Limiting Beliefs
Cognitions and Behaviours
Other Influencing Factors
Pain, Injury and Recovery
Hypnotherapy Inductions and Scripts
Coaching Methods
NLP SCORE Model
GROW Model
Wheel of Life

Module 16: Building and Running your Business

Registering as Self Employed
Marketing and Advertising
Fees
Location and Safety
Evaluating Enquiries and Taking appropriate Action
Referrals
Website
Testimonials
Financial Records
Practice Management
Professional Codes and Standards
Employment and Organisational Policies and Practices
Reflective Practice and Continuing Development
Legislation
Tips for Success


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