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Clinical Case History Package 1 with Dr. John Kappas - Online Course

Presented By: George Kappas

George Kappas

We have been bombarded with comments and requests from our HMI Advanced course students, that they love Dr. Kappas' live therapy sessions at the end of each volume (of HMI Advanced Courses) and that they want more.

Well, here they are. These digitally remastered streaming videos are your time machine and ticket to experience first hand the magic and spirit of being in the classroom with Dr. John Kappas.

This special package contains six (06) two-hour AHA Vintage streaming video presentations featuring Dr. Kappas doing live therapy sessions (with real clients) for the students at HMI between the years 1987 and 1989.

You can access this promotional offer from the top of your welcome page and the Pay Per View Events section available from your account menu after logging in. Immediate online course access after purchase!

Enjoy and best wishes,

George J. Kappas, M.A., M.F.T.
Director - Hypnosis Motivation Institute


Clinical Case History 1 - Dr. John Kappas 1987-09-17

Client
Alan is a 67-year-old male. Physical suggestible/sexual. Retired.
Presenting Issue
Following a shingle breakout on arm Alan developed persistent nerve pain in his arm. He has pursued various treatments with no results and complains of much pain.

Clinical Case History 1 Highlights

  • Dr. Kappas demonstrates an entire first session with Alan including interview, induction, deepening techniques, hypnotic suggestions, and more.
  • Informative Q&A with Dr. Kappas regarding his demonstrated techniques.
  • Dr. Kappas explains the concepts of "hysterical conversion" and body syndromes of the arm including hypnotherapeutic methods of treatment.
  • An insider's guide to understanding E&P in long term relationships and facts about the physical sexual male.
  • Dr. Kappas discusses secondary gain and self-sabotage in clients, and he shares how to work with this type of client hypnotically.
  • Dr. Kappas introduces an innovative hypnotic induction to "sneak" client's into hypnosis.
  • Dr. Kappas explains when to use a paternal vs. maternal approach and alternating between them.
  • Dr. Kappas demonstrates how to release pain and secondary gain through a paternal and authoritative approach.
  • Dr. Kappas reveals the main Principle of Hypnosis and shares an ingeniously simple exercise for depression/sadness.

Special Recommendation: Dr. Kappas dramatically demonstrates an authoritative paternal approach to release pain and secondary gain, a MUST SEE!


Clinical Case History 2 - Dr. John Kappas 1987-07-23

Client
Stevie is a female in her late 30s. Emotional suggestible/sexual.
Presenting Issue
Neck tightness and constriction in throat muscles since elementary school; additionally, a recent accident damaged nerves in her neck.

Clinical Case History 2 Highlights

  • Dr. Kappas demonstrates an entire first session with "Stevie" including suggestibility tests, induction, deepening techniques, hypnotic suggestions, and more.
  • Informative Q&A with Dr. Kappas regarding his demonstrated techniques.
  • Dr. Kappas shares valuable information about body syndromes, how to treat them, and how to determine if a symptom has a psychological or physical cause.
  • Dr. Kappas discusses stages of development and how they affect current life.
  • Learn what important questions to ask a client before hypnosis.
  • Learn important clues to determine emotional and physical sexuality.
  • Dr. Kappas outlines dream therapy and how it can be used for recovering memory and dealing with trauma.
  • Dr. Kappas explains and demonstrates the primary induction for emotional suggestible clients.
  • Dr. Kappas discusses the differences between maternal vs. paternal approaches in hypnosis and when to use which.
  • Dr. Kappas explains the dynamics of his hypnotic suggestions and induction with "Stevie."
  • Learn how to make client "resistance" result in deeper states of hypnosis.
  • Learn what the most powerful hypnotic suggestion is.
  • Learn why Dr. Kappas favors dreams as "truth detectors" over ideomotor response.
  • Learn from Florence Henderson how to work with terminally ill clients including powerful hypnotic suggestions.

This case also includes a special Q&A with Florence Henderson about working with terminally ill clients. Florence shares hypnotic suggestions for managing chemotherapy, pain, appetite, sleep, and more.


Clinical Case History 3 - Dr. John Kappas 1987-12-10

Client
Linda is a female in her late 40s. Emotional suggestible/sexual.
Presenting Issue
Self-esteem and confidence; relationship difficulties.

Clinical Case History 3 Highlights

  • Dr. Kappas demonstrates an entire first session with Linda including suggestibility tests, induction, deepening techniques, hypnotic suggestions, and more.
  • Informative E&P analysis and discussion of client and her relationship.
  • Learn how to determine E&P suggestibility and sexuality through a client's handwriting and how to develop a quick handwriting profile for clients.
  • Learn how to identify and work with defense mechanisms.
  • Learn how blood sugar and marijuana affect suggestibility.
  • Learn how defense mechanisms affect relationship dynamics.
  • Learn how to make hypnotic suggestions even more powerful.
  • Learn how to build the subconscious self-image.

Clinical Case History 4 - Dr. John Kappas 1989-08-31

Client
Louis is a 48-year-old female. Emotional suggestible/sexual.
Presenting Issue
Fear blocking creativity and progress in career change. She was raped and has a history of dating alcoholic men.

Clinical Case History 4 Highlights

  • Dr. John Kappas demonstrates an entire first session with Louis including suggestibility tests, induction, deepening techniques, hypnotic suggestions, and more.
  • Informative Q&A with Dr. Kappas regarding his demonstrated techniques.
  • Review of identifying E&P sexuality in handwriting.
  • How to determine if a client suffers blood sugar drops.
  • How to identify traits of hypersuggestibility in a client.
  • The relationship between meditation and hypersuggestibility.
  • Important counseling tips about gathering information.
  • How to dehypnotize a client.
  • What hypnosis really is.
  • Why age regressions are not recommended.
  • How to take a client through stages of loss hypnotically.

Clinical Case History 5 - Dr. John Kappas 1988-05-19

Client
Kasie is a 23-year-old female. Physical sexual/somnambulist.
Presenting Issue
Self-improvement, fear of success, history of eating disorder. Kasie is trying to succeed in a modeling career however, she has regrets about leaving school.

Clinical Case History 5 Highlights

  • Dr. John Kappas demonstrates an entire first-session with Kasie including interview, suggestibility tests, induction, deepening techniques, hypnotic suggestions, and more.
  • Informative Q&A with Dr. Kappas regarding his demonstrated techniques.
  • Discover what Dr. Kappas means by "Self-Improvement Therapy:" "the best type of therapy to have."
  • Learn about the Mental-Bank Concept: why it is so effective, and how its 5 ingredients work.
  • Dr. Kappas illustrates handwriting samples on the board to demonstrate suggestibility and sexuality traits.
  • Learn more about "somnambulism" and how to work with it.
  • Learn how the "subconscious script" can negatively or positively influence success.
  • Learn a special hypnotic alternative to age-regression for rewriting the subconscious-script and healing the past.
  • Learn about the power of "precognitive" dreams to change your life.
  • And more...

Clinical Case History 6 - Dr. John Kappas 1989-10-10

Client
George is an emotional sexual/emotional suggestible male with a career in film production.
Presenting Issue
Client is feeling afraid and is not aware of what is causing it. He is blocked creatively. He complains of hopelessness and his condition is getting worse day by day. His career is affected due to this unknown fear.

Clinical Case History 6 Highlights

  • Dr. Kappas discusses clues on George's hypoglycemic symptoms along with his low tolerance for stress. He also points out the Passive Aggressive tendencies exhibited by him in his relationship and his career.
  • Dr. Kappas deduces the family dynamics and analyses how his sexuality was influenced by his upbringing.
  • The discussion moves onto explore other possible reasons that might be indicative of his unknown fear and Dr. Kappas deduces his 'real' fear while giving the reason behind his explanation.
  • Dr. Kappas explain why George's efforts for curbing his fear and working on his feelings of hopelessness have made his conditions worse.
  • Dr. Kappas outlines the session where the primary goal is to offer hope to the client through just explaining the concept of mental bank programming although Dr. Kappas refrains from starting the client on the mental bank program.
  • Dr. Kappas gives a brilliant pre-induction speech where he is indirectly suggesting to the client about how important his participation is for the therapy's effectiveness. Watch him explain the condition of hypoglycemia and hyper-suggestibility and cautiously explain passive aggressive behavior to him.

Clinical Case History Package 1 with Dr. John Kappas – $109.00

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Real Time Student Comments

Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-11-28 at 14:08 Pacific Time

Great demonstration on the dynamics of E&P sexuality and relationships.
Melissa from Miami Shores, Florida, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-11-27 at 09:21 Pacific Time

This class was a particularly interesting demonstration in terms of induction, dream therapy suggestions, post hypnotic suggestion and Q&A, amazing!
Melissa from Miami Shores, Florida, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-11-27 at 06:51 Pacific Time

Always exciting to learn from Dr. Kappas' Mastery.
Melissa from Miami Shores, Florida, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-11-24 at 20:10 Pacific Time

Great case history. Good subject.
Avrilana from West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-11-23 at 13:35 Pacific Time

I learned a lot from this tough case!
Janet from Sherman, Texas, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-11-21 at 09:40 Pacific Time

Enjoyed learning about left and right eye dominance and seeing how it works.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-11-21 at 13:38 Pacific Time

I loved this! Such an interesting subject and something I'd never seen before as I'm only in 201.
Avrilana from West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-11-20 at 19:26 Pacific Time

As always, enjoyed another one of Dr. Kappas' case history lessons.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-11-20 at 16:07 Pacific Time

This was a great case to actually see a client experience hysterical conversion.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-11-19 at 15:32 Pacific Time

Great information to attach suggestion to an emotion.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-11-18 at 16:44 Pacific Time

Always enjoy seeing Dr. Kappas do a therapy session.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-11-18 at 15:39 Pacific Time

It was very good information to keep in mind while practicing and progressing through the course.
Avrilana from West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-11-18 at 05:27 Pacific Time

Some very interesting content in this one, the induction using the left and right eye and overloading the guy's right brain, how much the client laughed when suggested, using the automatic responses of the body to get a suggestion to work instantly and so on. Really good session.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-11-17 at 11:47 Pacific Time

Interesting as always and packed full of useful tools and techniques. It's always a pleasure to see Dr. Kappas at work and learn directly from his wisdom.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-11-17 at 06:47 Pacific Time

This was a good one to watch, just to see a client shake and move like that in hypnosis. To realize that it can be normal to see something like that and you just need to keep on going without hesitating. To keep confidently giving those suggestions, etc.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-11-16 at 11:46 Pacific Time

A good mix of things going on in this class, seeing a different way client's may respond to different techniques and how to work with them. Very useful.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-11-16 at 06:40 Pacific Time

Yet another great session to watch and learn from. Some very useful tips for different situations like with the neck problems and not wanting to cause the client more pain during the induction and watching out for the index finger length to check for sugar issues from birth.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-11-16 at 21:45 Pacific Time

I forgot how much I enjoyed watching Dr. Kappas at work. It was also great to see Florence Henderson in the audience.
Paula from Chatsworth, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-11-16 at 05:01 Pacific Time

Great class. It was good to watch Dr. Kappas working with Alan, some interesting ideas and techniques discussed and demonstrated.
Michael from Redford, Michigan, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-11-02 at 13:54 Pacific Time

The information about changing life scripts using the Mental Bank was really interesting!
Melissa from San Clemente, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-10-29 at 13:51 Pacific Time

Thank you for another interesting and informative class!
Melissa from San Clemente, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-10-26 at 13:22 Pacific Time

It is so helpful to be able to watch the interview and treatment, and then have it explained. Thank you for providing these videos!
Melissa from San Clemente, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-10-23 at 13:51 Pacific Time

Great session. Wow! Love Dr. Kappas. He is amazing!
Michelle from Encino, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-10-18 at 11:26 Pacific Time

I can't express how important these live videos of Dr. Kappas working have been to my understanding of how flexibility is key to every aspect of Hypnotherapy.
Max from La Salle, Illinois, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-10-13 at 01:35 Pacific Time

Deepening is the key here, can't get a good suggestion without it.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-10-12 at 21:51 Pacific Time

I was intrigued by the client’s laughter as a release.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-10-12 at 18:58 Pacific Time

An incredible lesson on the hypnotist's need to be in control of the client at all times.
Max from La Salle, Illinois, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-10-12 at 23:06 Pacific Time

Always amazes me how he can read people knowing the key questions to ask.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-10-11 at 23:19 Pacific Time

This class gave me some valuable input on building confidence in a client’s subconscious.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-10-11 at 14:17 Pacific Time

My biggest takeaway from this session was about not trying to relate to your clients. Do not talk about yourself.
Marci from Glendora, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-10-11 at 09:16 Pacific Time

Thank you HMI for providing these Case Histories. The ability to watch Dr. Kappas in action is irreplaceable.
Max from La Salle, Illinois, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-10-11 at 23:38 Pacific Time

Got to learn a lot from this video. Dr. Kappas is amazing!
Alisha from Pokhara, NP


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-10-10 at 22:44 Pacific Time

This session was intense because of how the client was because of her hypersuggestibility.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-10-12 at 03:06 Pacific Time

Very interesting client to say the least. I was amazed at Dr. Kappas' ability to analyze what the core issues were in such a short time with not so much information. Great reference for those clients with resistance.
Makiko from Kita-ku, Tokyo, JP


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-10-08 at 21:34 Pacific Time

I enjoyed the open ended mindful questions that were given to this client.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-10-08 at 20:16 Pacific Time

Good lesson to show how meditation can affect a client and how you need to bring them out of hypersuggestibility.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-10-07 at 23:37 Pacific Time

Since this client is an emo suggestible, I was happy to see Dr. Kappas tap into her suggestibility so well.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-10-10 at 21:59 Pacific Time

Great class. There was a lot of valuable information.
Alisha from Pokhara, NP


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-10-04 at 04:18 Pacific Time

I was amazed the client was crying and receiving the suggestion.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-10-03 at 21:46 Pacific Time

Dr. Kappas shows the importance of keeping an open mind and maintaining flexibility and the power of observation.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-10-02 at 00:58 Pacific Time

How Dr. Kappas uses multiple techniques to get Alan induced was an excellent experience.
Richard from Newhall, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-09-22 at 00:14 Pacific Time

I learned some new information from Dr. Kappas watching this presentation.
David from South Pasadena, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-09-14 at 13:12 Pacific Time

Dr. Kappas is amazing. It was great to see this type of hypnosis when someone is unconsciously resisting the suggestions given.
Stephanie from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2020-09-10 at 10:25 Pacific Time

Great class, Dr. Kappas makes it look so easy. His breakdown of the session really helps me to understand the material and it's application.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-09-09 at 20:25 Pacific Time

I always enjoy watching Dr. Kappas.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2020-09-08 at 18:07 Pacific Time

Tremendous value to see Dr. Kappas in action.
Irina from Los Angeles, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2020-09-07 at 18:05 Pacific Time

Helpful class. It gave me a better understanding of the psychodynamics of hypnotism.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2020-09-07 at 13:40 Pacific Time

Watching Dr. Kappas work with a client is truly a gift.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2020-09-06 at 18:16 Pacific Time

I can't get enough, I have enjoyed all of the classes here at HMI. However, to watch Dr. Kappas work is just mind numbing.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2020-09-06 at 11:40 Pacific Time

Great class. I love watching Doctor Kappas, it helps me to understand the material.
Jeremy from Snow Camp, North Carolina, US