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HMI College of Hypnotherapy

Diagnostic Systems in Psychology

  • Betsy Bates Freed, PsyD

    Antioch University
    Colorado State University

  • Johanna Hays, PsyD

    Antioch University

  • William James Jones, PhD

    Azusa Pacifica University
    Pacifica Graduate Institute
    Pepperdine University

  • Randy Kasper, PhD

    California State University San Marcos

  • Indhushree Rajan, PhD

    Pacifica Graduate Institute

  • Victoria Stevens, PhD

    Antioch University
    Pacifica Graduate Institute
    University of California Santa Barbara

It is important to know when hypnosis is contraindicated with certain psychological features. Developmental and systemic implications will be discussed as well as how to distinguish between issues of adjustment as opposed to more complex issues such as psychosis. This course will review the Diagnostic Manual and relevant examples of what to look for in working with a variety of individuals and families.

  • Week 1: DSM Overview
  • Week 2: Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Week 3: Personality Disorders and Schizophrenia/Dissociative Disorders
  • Week 4: Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Week 5: Distinctions in Bipolar Diagnosis
  • Week 6: Schizoaffective and Schizotypal Features
  • Week 7: Levels of Depression and Anxiety
  • Week 8: Addictive Behaviors
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