their first hypnosis conferences
frequently report that other
hypnotists are amazed at how much knowledge they have. We certainly
move at an accelerated speed and I incorporate many
advanced hypnosis techniques in the basic class I teach,
such as advanced suggestion management, advanced imagery techniques,
regression to cause, parts therapy, medical hypnosis, working with
children and more.
of my students' phenomenal success can
be attributed to the relaxed environment and varied pace. Even
though we spend long days together (10-1/2 hours!), the time just
seems to whiz by. My students are invited to wear casual clothes and
put their feet up. There are always ample but
well as plentyof
laughs. Within this relaxed and joyous atmosphere, I have found it
is much easier for peopleto
learn and absorb hypnosis.
good deal of
variety during the course of a day. Each morning
of class begins
with a group hypnosis session. Most
of the day, of course, is comprised of learning core
and advanced hypnosis techniques. After each technique is taught,
students then break into pairs and practice with one another, so
everyone has ample experience both giving and receiving hypnosis.
the class needs to unwind, we do something different but hypnosis
related; we might, for instance, have
fun watching a stage
hypnosis show and discussing the techniques used there. In addition
to my teaching, I show videos or play tapes of some of the other
leaders in our field (with their permission) so
that students areexplosed
to a wide range of styles and techniques. Manyclasses
have a field trip midweek where we
a beautiful setting like the ocean or a park
advanced guided imagery.
lots of hypnosis, all day long! Because class size is limited, every
student receives at least one one-on-one session with me in front of
the group, and is the recipient of many more sessions and suggestions
from their fellows. Lifelong friendships are formed. Participants
frequently have intense, life-changing experiences which they tell me
are worth the entire tuition, even apart from learning hypnosis.
me, teaching hypnosis is the best part. My students are
treated to the
latest and best hypnosis methods, and after everyone goes
home--often with tears and hugs--they have the opportunity to
continue neworking with other graduates and to receive lifelong
mentoring from me.
these hypnosis courses is one of the great joys of my life!"
Elizabeth Raines, Instructor
Professional Hypnosis Training