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2019-05-11 / May 2019 AHA Conference - Online Course

American Hypnosis Association May 2019 Conference - Getting Comfortable with Silence, Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena, Making the Unconscious Conscious

Getting Comfortable with Silence

Todd Simon

Presented By: Todd Simon

The awkward pause. The fear of nothingness. We all like to fill our minds and sessions with words, concepts and talk. And yet, it is in silence and stillness that often times integration and change occur. The space for change. As hypnotherapists we know that a big part of our job is to listen to our clients, and also sometimes to overload them with message units. But there is a transitionary process of growth. Similar to how we need rest and sleep to heal, we also need silence to grow.

Getting comfortable with silence, as a person and as a hypnotherapist, is essential. Allowing our clients to be okay with silence will often allow them to go deeper. Oftentimes, we have well-crafted memories and defense mechanisms that arise as we tell our story - over and over again. Silence allows for new awareness and perceptions. In this presentation, you will learn the importance of silence in the healing arts and meditation, and studies that show the physiological benefits. Explore the concept of empty space in art, akin to silence. You will be led through some exercises to see that silence is actually golden!

Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena

Michael Kamins

Presented By: Michael Kamins

Milton H. Erickson is one of the great hypnotherapists and communicators of the 20th Century. An important facet of Erickson’s work was his utilization of trance phenomena. Trance phenomena – the special FX of consciousness – are those natural cognitive and sensory distortions accompanying states of intense focus, flow, and hypnosis e.g. Hallucination, Amnesia, Anesthesia, Catalepsy, Ideodynamic, etc. These tend to be viewed as the “side effects” of hypnosis, but for Erickson they are essential for hypnotherapy and a regular feature of our everyday experience. Trance phenomena represent our vast potential for adaptation, but they are also how we stay stuck in problem-states.

In this presentation a hypnotic modality centered on trance phenomena will be discussed: Ericksonian language patterns for evoking trance phenomena and building them into suggestions; identifying and treating the trance phenomena in a client’s problem; examples of Erickson’s utilization of trance phenomena in clinical cases and his personal use of them for overcoming polio symptoms, chronic pain, writer’s block, and more.

Making the Unconscious Conscious

Joe Burns

Presented By: Joe Burns

We spend most of our lives on auto-pilot. Our behavior, habits, and beliefs are run from programming that is conditioned into our subconscious from a young age. Many people fail to reach their goals and dreams or achieve real life change and they blame themselves and each failure on a lack of will power and self-discipline.

Our self-esteem is subjected to and suggestible to a constant barrage of negativity and comparisons from the outside, through anti-Social Media, and sabotaged from within by our own limiting beliefs and dialogue. To experience real change – we must reprogram our subconscious mind and align our conscious focus to our goals and dreams. This means getting ourselves “ON PURPOSE”… this means “making the unconscious conscious”!

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Real Time Student Comments

Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-25 at 12:46 Pacific Time

This was an interesting subject and Joe is one of my favorites.
Chloee from Los Angeles, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-13 at 21:15 Pacific Time

I love any class that teaches more about Ericksonian Hypnosis and Michael is always great.
Delicia from Santa Barbara, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-13 at 12:27 Pacific Time

This was such an amazing lecture. I love that someone has addressed the fear of silence!\ So necessary in our culture.
Ashlynn from Sherman Oaks, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-12 at 23:58 Pacific Time

I love Joe Burns! He is so much fun and full of great knowledge.
Ashlynn from Sherman Oaks, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-12 at 21:06 Pacific Time

Ericksonian Hypnosis is always super interesting. Great stuff!
Ashlynn from Sherman Oaks, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-31 at 14:36 Pacific Time

Packed full of immediately accessible techniques for self improvement.
Max from La Salle, Illinois, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-12 at 22:04 Pacific Time

Such a great class! I will watch anything with Joe. He is such a great and inspiring person!
Lauren from Oak Park, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-10 at 18:49 Pacific Time

I loved the way Joe Burns got everyone really amped up and motivated to spend the time and do the self work to become "conscious". The material really hit home as well!
Kristen from Portland, Oregon, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-08 at 12:03 Pacific Time

Thank you so much, magnificent presentation.
Marjorie from Canoga Park, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-07 at 13:56 Pacific Time

This presentation is one of my favorites. Thank you!
Britt from Los Angeles, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-03 at 18:10 Pacific Time

Joe Burns is a wonderful presenter and I learned many new approaches to living a more purposeful life.
Emma from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-02 at 19:47 Pacific Time

Amazing presentation, the teacher embodies so much presence and patience as he teaches about the vast powers and healing benefits of silence. I got a lot out of this. Really informative.
Zoe from North Hollywood, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-10-02 at 08:01 Pacific Time

Mr. Burns gave a great presentation. He gives true insight into living a life with intent.
Nathan from Clayton, North Carolina, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-30 at 08:47 Pacific Time

I loved this lecture. I found the story with his son very helpful and meaningful for myself as well.
Z from Los Angeles, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-28 at 22:16 Pacific Time

This class was awesome! I like the idea of NLP but just different methods of applying.
Tyshee from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-28 at 10:26 Pacific Time

Very interesting information that can help for sure.
Christina from San Pedro, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-23 at 15:56 Pacific Time

Freakin love this guy... glad he's my mentor.
Wil from Simi Valley, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-23 at 13:17 Pacific Time

Thank you for this primer on Erickson's use of trance states. His experiments sound fascinating.
Max from La Salle, Illinois, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-17 at 16:55 Pacific Time

Interesting subject matter. I meditate daily so I understand the benefits of silence.
Wil from Simi Valley, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-14 at 15:18 Pacific Time

Is there anyway we could get more instruction on how to use trance phenomena with a client. This is very interesting and I enjoy learning anything related to Ericksonian Hypnosis.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-12 at 19:10 Pacific Time

Loved this lesson and a reminder to be aware of what we say and think!
Anahit from Northridge, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-12 at 17:46 Pacific Time

So glad I’m learning about how silence is beneficial!
Anahit from Northridge, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-11 at 03:11 Pacific Time

It was a great lesson and I enjoyed it.
Alisha from Pokhara, NP


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-09 at 09:17 Pacific Time

I thought this was going to be a topic that wouldn't really interest me but it was a great talk. My favorite part was the metaphor of planting the seeds and needing time for them to grow instead of planting one on the other.
Z from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-01 at 17:45 Pacific Time

Another great lesson packed full of important information. I will definitely be including more silence into my daily routine and with clients.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-01 at 16:26 Pacific Time

I enjoyed the information presented here.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-09-01 at 12:40 Pacific Time

Interesting lesson, lots of new ideas to think about.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-31 at 19:38 Pacific Time

I really enjoyed this lesson.
Wil from Simi Valley, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-27 at 11:16 Pacific Time

Great presentation! I loved the "Stop, Drop and Roll" metaphor. "If a negative thought comes up, Stop, Drop the thought, and Roll on."
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-27 at 09:10 Pacific Time

Interesting class! Learning and understanding the various Trance Phenomena one can go in to and out of the hypnotic state.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-26 at 12:25 Pacific Time

Thank you for this class. Without understanding silence, it invokes a stress response that caused Tinnitus symptoms. Now I'm learning through this class how it's a friend and essential. My experience with silence propelled me to enroll at HMI to be a Hypnotherapist.
Paul from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-26 at 06:55 Pacific Time

"Silence is golden." Over the past few years, I have learned to appreciate and really enjoy silence and stillness.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-22 at 18:42 Pacific Time

Informative class! I love silence.
Andru from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-08-06 at 21:19 Pacific Time

I enjoyed listening to this speaker. He has a great way of communicating the message of the importance of silence while not being silent.
Susan from Hawthorne, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-07-15 at 12:38 Pacific Time

Very motivating and informative!
Joshua from Canoga Park, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-07-14 at 16:26 Pacific Time

Psalm 46:10 "Be still, and know that I am God". Getting comfortable with silence is hard. We are accustom to get going on our tasks and goals, that we feel that we don't have time for silence and solitude. This is an excellent presentation that reminds us that sometimes we need to be still, in silence, in meditation, in order to get to heal and grow.
Jose from Bellflower, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-07-14 at 09:54 Pacific Time

This was an interesting class. I'm interested in learning more about Erickson's work.
Joshua from Canoga Park, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-07-07 at 17:59 Pacific Time

Great presentation given on how the subconscious mind can be our friend or our worse enemy. Many good examples to get the point in question across.
Jose from Bellflower, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-07-01 at 20:20 Pacific Time

In this presentation, Michael Kamins takes on the trance phenomena used by Erickson, and gives examples on how to use common hypnotic trance phenomena side effects. It is a useful presentation.
Jose from Bellflower, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-30 at 16:58 Pacific Time

Great lecture - thanks for all the wonderful information.
Christina Ashley from Manhattan Beach, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-25 at 13:38 Pacific Time

A great look at how to live a more conscious life. I appreciated the integration of multiple modalities.
Christina from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-20 at 11:12 Pacific Time

Great perspective and interesting exercises. I would love to see another talk with him.
Christina from Los Angeles, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-15 at 13:09 Pacific Time

The teacher and class were amazing.
Alison from Garden Grove, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-06 at 10:16 Pacific Time

Trance Phenomena is very useful in hypnosis and I would like to learn more about it.
Anahit from Northridge, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-06-04 at 13:15 Pacific Time

Absolutely wonderful, thank you.
Tina from Reseda, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-05-29 at 17:30 Pacific Time

A nice glimpse into Erickson's life and applicable ways to utilize trance phenomena.
Christina from Los Angeles, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-05-27 at 17:18 Pacific Time

Really loved the raisin exercise!
Christina Ashley from Manhattan Beach, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-05-25 at 08:48 Pacific Time

The teacher was fantastic and the lesson was great.
Alison from Garden Grove, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-05-22 at 12:18 Pacific Time

The teacher was great and the class was awesome.
Alison from Garden Grove, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-05-17 at 22:40 Pacific Time

Thank you for this great class! You'll find new meaning to silence and learn great techniques to use in and out of your practice.
Debbie from Ojai, California, US