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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 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2022-08-29 at 13:18 Pacific Time

Oh man, this was a great one. There is so much information and subtleties, its hard to keep up.
D.B. from Lancaster, Kentucky, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-08-29 at 10:33 Pacific Time

I can't say how much I wish I could be hypnotized by Dr. Kappas. This session was chock full of good information. Thanks.
D.B. from Lancaster, Kentucky, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-08-29 at 09:27 Pacific Time

What a treat to watch Dr. Kappas use all of his experience and wisdom.
K.V. from Glendale, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-08-29 at 05:44 Pacific Time

I am so grateful that someone had the foresight to record these sessions. Pure gold.
D.B. from Lancaster, Kentucky, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-08-24 at 06:17 Pacific Time

Another great video. I love everything so far. So much information. I'm afraid I will never capture it all to memory.
V.L. from Alva, Florida, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-08-21 at 12:31 Pacific Time

Good lesson and good information.
A.J. from Dallas, Texas, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-08-19 at 17:08 Pacific Time

As usual, great material by Dr Kappas. Much appreciated.
B.S. from Ogden, Utah, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2022-08-19 at 10:28 Pacific Time

Very interesting case. I'm grateful to have seen this session.
B.S. from Ogden, Utah, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2022-08-18 at 14:43 Pacific Time

Great series, I learned a lot.
K.J. from Atlanta, Georgia, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-08-16 at 19:56 Pacific Time

Another classic. From this video, I have learned tons of priceless information, explanations, and demonstrations.
V.S. from Palmdale, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-08-16 at 09:42 Pacific Time

Great session this week as a great complex case.
K.J. from Atlanta, Georgia, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-08-16 at 07:47 Pacific Time

Great video, loved the extra at the end with Florence Henderson and the class.
K.J. from Atlanta, Georgia, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-08-04 at 16:01 Pacific Time

Packed full of hypnotic principles, I really loved this session!
H.E. from Murrieta, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2022-06-29 at 21:10 Pacific Time

Another session that was so informative. Learned so much... needs to be watched more than once to take notes.
P.R. from Pelham, Alabama, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-06-29 at 20:37 Pacific Time

Amazing! Awesome review of the Mental Bank. Highly recommend.
P.R. from Pelham, Alabama, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2022-06-29 at 19:43 Pacific Time

Awesome case. Learned so much. Worth every minute.
P.R. from Pelham, Alabama, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-06-29 at 13:27 Pacific Time

Love the extra post suggestion to re-hypnosis in this one!
S.D. from Los Angeles, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-06-28 at 19:57 Pacific Time

Really interesting case and Dr. Kappas went over all of it very methodically.
P.R. from Pelham, Alabama, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2022-06-24 at 16:16 Pacific Time

This case was incredibly interesting to watch!
D.D. from Studio City, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-06-23 at 17:35 Pacific Time

This video is very useful! Dr. Kappas was a great teacher and hypnotherapist! During the session I was holding my breath, not to lose any details. There is so much to learn from him, I wish we had 48 hours in a day instead of 24!
L.L. from Woodland Hills, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-06-22 at 15:56 Pacific Time

This was interesting to watch!
D.D. from Studio City, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-06-21 at 17:03 Pacific Time

Great class! Would've loved to have been there.
A.M. from Schertz, Texas, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-06-20 at 18:53 Pacific Time

Always a pleasure watching Dr. Kappas. "I like li."
S.D. from Los Angeles, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2022-06-20 at 12:26 Pacific Time

Enjoyed watching this class, Dr. Kappas always amazes me.
J.F. from Summerfield, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-06-20 at 10:37 Pacific Time

This was so useful to watch. I'm really glad I did. My main thought throughout was, "I want to do this like Dr. Kappas!," with COMPLETE confidence, humor, and focus.
K.K. from Bloomington, Indiana, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2022-06-20 at 10:44 Pacific Time

Very interesting class with the Mental Bank approach as well as how the self sabotage process works.
J.F. from Summerfield, North Carolina, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-06-04 at 18:58 Pacific Time

I am so grateful to have a chance to learn from Dr. John Kappas and thank you HMI.
N.Z. from Van Nuys, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-05-31 at 21:59 Pacific Time

The extraordinary Dr. Kappas. There is always loads to learn.
H.A. from Castaic, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-05-31 at 20:21 Pacific Time

Every time watching Dr. John Kappas videos made me learn a lot of details of hypnotherapy. I am so grateful that I have a chance to learn from him, thanks to George Kappas for creating this gift.
N.Z. from Van Nuys, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2022-05-23 at 18:01 Pacific Time

Sometimes Dr. Kappas is beyond my current level of practice and understanding. The quizzes do not do justice to the amount of information that is conveyed in these case histories. Nobody does it quite like Kappas does.
S.C. from Phoenix, Arizona, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-09-23 at 09:35 Pacific Time

A very interesting case to see how to apply hypnosis to help with chronic pain.
I.K. from Westlake Village, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2022-04-29 at 09:22 Pacific Time

Great examples for handwriting analysis, E&P, and post suggestion to rehypnosis.
H.P. from Price, Utah, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-04-21 at 09:30 Pacific Time

Interesting case. I like how Dr. Kappas knows when to shift his approach.
L.E. from Hallandale Beach, Florida, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2022-03-07 at 05:03 Pacific Time

Great class, client was different than I've ever seen.
R.B. from Malinta, Ohio, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-02-20 at 16:38 Pacific Time

Lesson was alright. Learned how to suggest Dream Therapy to the subconscious. Full of helpful tidbits.
C.F. from Colorado Springs, Colorado, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-02-06 at 20:50 Pacific Time

Great information, I love this, very valuable.
L.W. from Chicago, Illinois, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-02-06 at 12:17 Pacific Time

Great lesson and informative.
R.T. from Los Angeles, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-01-01 at 20:00 Pacific Time

I had no idea the more a client fights you, the greater depth they achieve in hypnosis. This is very valuable to keep in mind!
A.A. from Austin, Texas, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 2 with Dr. John Kappas on Jul 23, 1987
2022-01-01 at 20:02 Pacific Time

These are invaluable sessions and lessons from Dr. Kappas' own experience. If they become a course of higher form of education through HMI I would love to be enrolled. These classes are very inspirational to me.
S.C. from Glendale, New York, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-01-01 at 17:13 Pacific Time

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to have access to Dr. Kappas through this video series.
S.C. from Glendale, New York, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2022-01-01 at 13:02 Pacific Time

This was VERY helpful in learning how to work with testing subjects for defense mechanisms and pain transference. I especially enjoyed the last 25 minutes where he was explaining what he did.
A.A. from Austin, Texas, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 6 with Dr. John Kappas on Oct 10, 1989
2021-12-27 at 18:49 Pacific Time

I enjoyed all the cases. Every case was different.
M.P. from Brentwood, New York, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2021-12-27 at 16:29 Pacific Time

I enjoyed watching this amazing case by Dr. Kappas.
M.P. from Brentwood, New York, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2021-12-27 at 13:20 Pacific Time

Another amazing case by Dr. Kappas.
M.P. from Brentwood, New York, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2021-12-27 at 12:23 Pacific Time

Very good lesson with Dr. Kappas.
M.B. from Idaho Springs, Colorado, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 5 with Dr. John Kappas on May 19, 1988
2021-12-27 at 09:40 Pacific Time

Loved witnessing the resistance.
A.A. from Clarksville, Tennessee, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2021-10-25 at 21:10 Pacific Time

Very good case, I really like it because building a better self image is something that most of us need.
N.A. from Los Angeles, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 4 with Dr. John Kappas on Aug 31, 1989
2021-07-26 at 19:48 Pacific Time

Fascinating video. Love watching Dr. Kappas.
C.M. from Springville, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 3 with Dr. John Kappas on Dec 10, 1987
2021-07-26 at 17:00 Pacific Time

Very enjoyable. I feel these cases are fully thought out and full of useful information.
D.F. from San Rafael, California, US


Clinical Case History Package 1 - Case 1 with Dr. John Kappas on Sep 17, 1987
2021-07-26 at 16:54 Pacific Time

Absolutely love watching Dr. Kappas in action. I hope to be able to do all he did in terms of hypnosis one day! Thank you.
D.D. from Adams, Wisconsin, US