Advanced Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy (Hypnoanalysis)
Revised syllabus - lower tuition fee
This is a distance learning course for experienced and qualified hypnotherapists who work with, or would like to study, in-depth techniques of hypnoanalysis and other related techniques. A similar Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Hypnotherapy is available.
Analytical hypnotherapy is often not covered extensively in hypnotherapy training courses. If you are a practitioner fascinated by the possibilities of hypnoanalysis and would like to learn about it in depth, or to upgrade your previous training in the subject and find out how much more there is to know, this course is for you.
Following this course, you might well realise how much knowledge has been left out of certain hands-on professional hypnotherapy trainings!
No previous knowledge of psychoanalysis, Freud or psychodynamics is assumed as necessary concepts will be introduced as part of the relevant modules.
We are aware that in the UK, there have been several professional hypnoanalysis trainings with a very strict classical Freudian and materialist (anti-spiritual or anti-transpersonal) approach. This diploma does not take that line. Our studies of hypnoanalysis include advanced texts in hypnoanalysis by leading practitioners.
Please note that this course does not involve past life regression (i.e. regression to a previous incarnation) in the core syllabus. However, the course tutor has an open mind about such techniques, and if you would like to study past life therapy in depth, we have a separate Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Hypnosis.
Although we don’t cover past life regression in this course, we recommend that every hypnotherapist has some acquaintance with past life therapy techniques, because spontaneous past life regressions can occur in any session – whether you believe in past lives or not – and it can be extremely disconcerting or even traumatizing for the client if you cannot handle them or if you react in an insensitive and rejecting way. If you use any form of regression to childhood, eventually you will have a client with an anomalous regression experience of the sort that can be called a “past life”.
For this reason, if we grant you exemption from Modules 1 and 3 of this course, you can choose an optional module in past life therapy techniques that will provide an overview of methods. However, choosing a module on past life regression is entirely optional and you do not need to do it in order to study and pass the Advanced Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy.
Module 1: Review of General Clinical Hypnotherapy*
Module 2: Freudian Thought for the 21st Century
Module 3: Elman Techniques*
Module 4: Theory of Analytical Hypnotherapy
Module 5: Practical Techniques of Analytical Hypnotherapy
Module 6: Hypnotherapy and Gestalt Dreamwork
Module 7: Regression Hypnotherapy
Module 8: Hypnotherapy and Depression
Module 9: Understanding Dissociation
Module 10: Advanced Hypnotherapy and Hypnoanalysis
Module 11: Hypnosis and Inner Conflict Resolution
Module 12: Presentation of Case Studies
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