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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

Presented By: Joe Burns

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
2021-07-26 at 14:29 Pacific Time

Awesome course and great class!
B.A. from Grand Junction, Colorado, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-07-26 at 10:48 Pacific Time

Great session. I thought it was interesting how so many people had positive associations with silence.
M.B. from Livermore, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-07-11 at 22:57 Pacific Time

He was very informative and passionate. He knew his subject and it showed.
V.L. from Pasadena, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-06-18 at 23:41 Pacific Time

Silence is so important to become comfortable with for the hypnotherapist as well as our clients. This presentation teaches us to understand it further. Great lecture.
D.R. from Laguna Hills, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-06-18 at 12:43 Pacific Time

Great lecture! Thoroughly enjoyed for myself and my clients.
D.R. from Laguna Hills, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-06-07 at 09:12 Pacific Time

I love learning about Erickson.
J.S. from Astoria, New York, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-05-25 at 02:54 Pacific Time

Very interesting stuff. I love learning about all of these subjects.
J.C. from Los Angeles, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-05-06 at 01:23 Pacific Time

This was a great elective to watch before going to sleep!
E.H. from Encino, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-05-05 at 05:01 Pacific Time

Ericksonian Hypnosis seems to be the more natural technique. It seems rather covert though.
N.N. from Lawrenceville, Georgia, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-04-17 at 05:37 Pacific Time

Great principles and presentation. Joe Burns is the man!
J.T. from Lewisville, Texas, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-04-16 at 16:45 Pacific Time

Another great speaker who uses humor and metaphors. The hour went so quickly.
M.V. from Swan Lake, New York, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-04-09 at 12:05 Pacific Time

I must study more of Milton Erickson's work.
A.S. from La Mesa, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-04-06 at 13:16 Pacific Time

Very interesting, great presentation.
K.K. from Westlake Village, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-15 at 00:47 Pacific Time

I really loved the weekly check-in idea and the turkey story! Will definitely make my Mental Bank better.
N.A. from Los Angeles, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-14 at 18:21 Pacific Time

Loved this. Joe is fabulous!
E.H. from North Hollywood, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-09 at 08:03 Pacific Time

Great speaking video. I will watch this again.
S.L. from Sacramento, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-07 at 15:39 Pacific Time

Mind blowing class on bringing your subconscious to conscious.
G.B. from Sagle, Idaho, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-04 at 03:49 Pacific Time

This presentation was very eye-opening.
K.T. from Leavenworth, Kansas, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-03 at 15:56 Pacific Time

Full of insight and wisdom.
E.H. from North Hollywood, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-03-01 at 09:54 Pacific Time

Great class, love Joe's classes.
J.P. from Campbellsville, Kentucky, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-02-10 at 20:35 Pacific Time

Love any of Joe's classes! Great class.
D.L. from Santa Barbara, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-02-08 at 20:27 Pacific Time

Interesting class, presented clearly, and really need to add this to my reading list for deeper understanding.
J.S. from Dexter, New York, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-02-05 at 20:15 Pacific Time

I am going to do self hypnosis to alter my beliefs on multiple choice.
F.G. from Tahoe Vista, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2021-02-05 at 10:55 Pacific Time

Loved this lesson and will practice it.
T.L. from Asheville, North Carolina, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-30 at 17:26 Pacific Time

The presentation of Making the Unconscious Conscious by Joe Burns was great and exciting. I learned a lot from the lesson, for example each day either I'm on purpose or not on purpose. We must reprogram our subconscious mind and align our conscious focus to our goals and dreams.
I.A. from Saugerties, New York, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-30 at 13:17 Pacific Time

I really enjoyed listening to this speaker. He was amazing and brought up some really important points about silence and its purposes. Great video!
J.T. from Missoula, Montana, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-28 at 18:13 Pacific Time

I really enjoyed the enthusiasm of this instructor and the information gained.
K.C. from Larose, Louisiana, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-28 at 16:36 Pacific Time

Pretty interesting stuff.
K.C. from Larose, Louisiana, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-27 at 07:10 Pacific Time

Love Joe and this subject!
M.M. from Marshfield, Massachusetts, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-18 at 07:41 Pacific Time

Great class and very informative on how to help us make our unconscious conscious.
P.V. from Los Angeles, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-17 at 14:57 Pacific Time

Such a great presentation and such good reminders.
R.S. from Corona, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-17 at 11:52 Pacific Time

What a great video on the importance of silence!
M.M. from Marshfield, Massachusetts, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-16 at 16:46 Pacific Time

This was interesting. Looking at the different aspects of trance phenomena in more detail helps me see how a hypnosis session comes together.
J.C. from Shokan, New York, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-14 at 22:36 Pacific Time

What a great lecture. Silence is more valuable than most people realize.
L.C. from Salisbury, Maryland, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-13 at 23:16 Pacific Time

Excellent class! I love Todd’s classes and his calming demeanor. This class really gave me some silence tools and benefits of silence to use in my life as well as my practice.
L.B. from Oak Park, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-13 at 17:47 Pacific Time

I love a lecture that is backed with scientific data. I now know after nearly 50 years why silence is golden!
J.S. from Dexter, New York, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-13 at 05:57 Pacific Time

This class was very informative and provided an interesting perspective to silence.
V.S. from Margate, Florida, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-11 at 11:50 Pacific Time

Very interesting material. Thank you so much!
J.G. from Honolulu, Hawaii, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-21 at 02:36 Pacific Time

Love this lecture! Please make more.
S.P. from Van Nuys, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-12-05 at 14:17 Pacific Time

This class was great! It makes me realize that I tend to rush through the hypnosis part of the session and not give the client enough time to actually experience it. I think I have been afraid that if I pause too long, they may open their eyes and ask if it is over. I am going to slow it down and enjoy the silence!
J.C. from Shokan, New York, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-30 at 14:12 Pacific Time

Excellent presentation. Easy to follow and very helpful tools.
J.M. from North Weymouth, Massachusetts, US


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.
C.O. 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.
D.L. 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.
A.O. 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.
A.O. 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!
A.O. from Sherman Oaks, California, US


Making the Unconscious Conscious - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-07 at 22:03 Pacific Time

I love his talks, they are fun with a lot of information.
S.I. from Lancaster, California, US


Ericksonian Hypnosis and Trance Phenomena - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-07 at 21:04 Pacific Time

I didn't realize how much versatility Ericksonian Hypnosis has.
S.I. from Lancaster, California, US


Getting Comfortable with Silence - AHA Conference Online Course
2020-11-06 at 19:05 Pacific Time

I forgot how important it is to just hold space and listen.
S.I. from Lancaster, 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.
M.G. from La Salle, Illinois, US