Clinical Hypnotherapy / Psychotherapy Advanced Diploma Level Training

In order to practice as a Clinical Hypno-psychotherapist it is necessary to continue to the next stage of the programme, the Advanced Diploma Practical classes. The requirement for this level of the programme is to conduct 56 hours of practical training. Again there are various examinations and essays throughout the course.

For more information you can contact David R. Behan on the following telephone numbers:

London: 0207 467 8451

Liverpool: 0151 706 7919

Mobile: 07944 611 292

On completion of your Foundation, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses and the required assessments, you are eligible to receive your Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy. This allows you to become a member of the ICHP Post-Graduate Association and to go into practice as a Clinical Hypnotherapist Psychotherapist.

The course syllabus is laid out below – briefly, the course covers all aspects of Clinical Hypnotherapy/Hypnosis/Psychotherapy and Hypno-analysis, so that upon graduation you will be in a position to set up in private practice, and start your new career as a professional, ethical, accredited and competent Hypnotherapist/Hypno-analyst/ Hypno-psychotherapist.

The following is a summary of the course contents:-

  • Historical development of Hypno-Analysis
  • Components of Classical Psycho-Analytical Techniques in the production of material in the analytical encounter
  • Phobias
  • Facilitating the development of Transference Neurosis and the working alliance
  • Analysing Transference
  • Resistance
  • Clinical Hypno-psychotherapy
  • The Basic Structure of a Hypno-Analytical Therapy session
  • Hypno-Analytical Therapy session
  • Hypno-Analytical Techniques and Skills
  • Recognising and Utilising Transference
  • Recognising and Utilising Trance States
  • Calibration
  • Rapport Building
  • Dream Interpretation
  • Therapeutic use of Dreams
  • Abreactions and how to deal with them
  • Character Diagnosis
  • Technical Difficulties
  • Therapist Intervention during Analysis
  • NLP Skills
  • Reframing
  • Eye Accessing
  • Sub-modalities
  • Using Hypnotic Phenomena
  • Therapeutic Use of Deeper Trance
  • Metaphor Dreams and Transformation
  • Anchoring Sexual Problems and Anxiety
  • Oral Conflicts
  • Basic Instincts
  • The Libido
  • A baby Boy's Development
  • A baby Girl's development
  • The Oedipus Complex
  • Worry and Conflict
  • Gratification and Anger
  • Self-Direct Rage
  • Dissoiation
  • CompulsiveTraits
  • Depressive Illness
  • Schizoid Personality
  • Case Histories of Compulsive Traits
  • Anal Conflicts
  • Anal-sadistic Period
  • Obsessional characters
  • Character Types of the Obsessional Personality
  • Paranoid Characters
  • Character Types of the Obsessional Personality
  • Paranoid Characters
  • Case Histories of Anal Conflicts
  • Genital Conflicts
  • Hysteria
  • Character Traits of the hysterical Personality
  • Hysterical Dissociation
  • The Anxiety State v Fear and Sexuality
  • Anxiety in the Form of a Bodily Symptom

In addition to this the student will be required to attend 2 one-day workshops:

Personality Theory in Hypno-Psychotherapy which deals with the development of a basic understanding of the various theories of Personality development and their relevance to Hypno-psychotherapeutic analysis.

General Human Sciences workshop which lays the scientific foundation in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Neuro-science, the Emotional Limbic system, Left and Right Brain processing, State Dependent Memory Learning and behaviour, Evolutionary development, the Treat System, Stress and Core Psychotherapy Modules.

Please feel free to contact David Behan to discuss the course further.