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Kappasinian Hypnosis

Presented By: George Kappas

George Kappas

HMI's Director George Kappas, M.A., M.F.T., leads you through the life story and developmental journey of Dr. Kappas from his family history to the twists and turns of his professional experiences. The result is a greater understanding of this Hypnosis pioneer and a humorous and endearing insight into the life and work of Dr. John Kappas, as only a son could tell it.

This Online Continuing Education Course Includes

  • 180 Days Access
  • 2 Hour Streaming Video
  • Online Workbook
  • Online Quiz with True/False and Multiple Choice Questions
  • Certificate of Completion for 2 Hours of Advanced Continuing Education

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Real Time Student Comments

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-12-06 at 11:33 Pacific Time

This was a wonderful insight to how this theory of hypnosis was created, and it really shows the ripple effects of how the current current staff members teach that are at HMI.
J.C. from Waldo, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-09-13 at 19:12 Pacific Time

This is the clearest explanation of the Kappasinian model and especially the first session steps, that I've heard so far.
B.H. from Esparto, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-09-13 at 13:54 Pacific Time

It was interesting to learn all this information and history!
S.M. from Los Angeles, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-07-08 at 09:37 Pacific Time

This was a fantastic lecture. It’s great to see where HMI came from and everything Dr. Kappas went through to make Hypnotherapy a relevant career.
C.H. from Oakdale, Connecticut, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-06-26 at 10:12 Pacific Time

Great story and description of the first session.
B.V. from Hialeah, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-07-06 at 20:50 Pacific Time

Great lesson, it was very interesting to hear the history of Dr. Kappas and the foundation of HMI.
M.P. from Brentwood, New York, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-05-23 at 01:20 Pacific Time

I really appreciated learning Dr. Kappas' back story. I could identify with a lot of it. I'm looking forward to learning more.
C.M. from West Jordan, Utah, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-04-17 at 00:38 Pacific Time

Wow! It was a really great and informative ride through history! Wonderful to know the road to success for Dr. John Kappas! Also liked learning a little bit about George Kappas as a child and how his father treated him. Great to learn the history and birth of my college HMI. Filled in all the blanks. Wonderful presentation! I learned so much from George in his mock session! So clearly stated and shown. All came together in my brain. Thank you so much!
C.F. from Colorado Springs, Colorado, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-04-15 at 10:50 Pacific Time

I like this lesson a lot. I enjoy stories and they help me to understand things much better than just being given information.
C.B. from Austin, Texas, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-04-01 at 14:51 Pacific Time

It was very interesting to hear the number of times it took for Dr. Kappas to reinvent himself. It helped me feel less discouraged by "failures" I may have once thought about in my own personal growth and professional life.
S.K. from Ventura, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-03-27 at 12:23 Pacific Time

This was a beautifully told story. I was able to actually feel, see, and laugh. Loved it.
S.B. from Dania Beach, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-03-05 at 06:24 Pacific Time

Listening to the story of Dr. Kappas' life and career was very inspiring.
K.T. from Leavenworth, Kansas, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-23 at 19:07 Pacific Time

Great class! I really loved knowing how it all began and love to see how far hypnotherapy has come.
C.D. from Norwalk, Connecticut, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-22 at 17:41 Pacific Time

Seeing this video absolutely inspired me on this path. Dr. Kappas was truly an amazing man and I feel honored to be learning here.
J.P. from Mount Ida, Arkansas, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-22 at 17:12 Pacific Time

It was fascinating learning about Dr. Kappas' journey to becoming a hypnotherapist.
C.B. from Temecula, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-18 at 09:22 Pacific Time

Very informative and interesting. I loved to hear this story and I think I even have to watch it again to retain it even better.
L.C. from Parkland, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-11 at 12:34 Pacific Time

The story was enjoyable and insightful.
A.L. from Craig, Colorado, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-10 at 18:47 Pacific Time

This was a really interesting course! I loved getting to know the origins of Kappasinian Hypnosis and the story was well told!
R.B. from Roseville, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-10 at 08:24 Pacific Time

Watching this helps to reinforce principles from 101.
M.J. from Gardena, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-08 at 21:40 Pacific Time

This is such a great class! It’s one of my favorites. George is such a great story teller, and tells the story of his family so well. This class helps me to understand where Dr. Kappas came up with his theories and the way he taught. Knowing his background helps to have an understanding that his path was not an easy one, yet it yielded great results for himself and his clients.
L.B. from Oak Park, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-06 at 21:00 Pacific Time

Very interesting back story on Dr. Kappas' life. He was a very passionate caring man and enjoyed helping people. He was quite entertaining as well and never gave up on his dream and passion for life. He definitely left a wonderful legacy.
C.L. from Carlsbad, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-02-05 at 17:12 Pacific Time

This was an incredible video, I love hearing the Kappas family history and it really was impactful.
B.G. from Pacific Palisades, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-01-28 at 17:05 Pacific Time

This lesson was very interesting, emotionally engaging, and motivating.
Z.F. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-01-24 at 09:49 Pacific Time

This session gave me greater insight into the founder and the methods used.
A.S. from Milwaukie, Oregon, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-01-11 at 14:09 Pacific Time

Learning about the program's history makes taking the courses more exciting. I can relate to much of the family story and struggles. I work with my parents in their business and listening to the stories reminded me of all we have accomplished also and how proud I am of our family's journey.
M.E. from Corona, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-01-02 at 23:07 Pacific Time

Learning about the struggles Dr. Kappas went through makes me realize I CAN do this regardless of the obstacles that have been thrown my way! Amazing story, thank you for sharing it with us.
C.A. from Taylorsville, Utah, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-29 at 12:57 Pacific Time

This was amazing! I laughed, I cried, and everything in between. I feel closer to the school now and everybody there. I wish I could have had the honor of meeting Dr. Kappas. Thank you for allowing us an inside look. I feel honored to be going to HMI and very grateful to all of the hard work everyone has put into this school. Much respect, love and gratitude! Namaste.
K.B. from Kent, Washington, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-28 at 19:36 Pacific Time

It was such a great story and I was fully enveloped by it.
C.D. from Pembroke Pines, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-28 at 17:03 Pacific Time

Wonderfully presented history of Dr. Kappas and the roots of HMI.
G.B. from Sagle, Idaho, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-24 at 09:51 Pacific Time

Awesome! Dr. Kappas has a great thought out approach that I am honored to learn.
M.W. from Durham, North Carolina, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-22 at 20:27 Pacific Time

This lesson was very helpful to me. I wish this video had been included in the first week's lecture requirements right after the very first video as I feel it explains the suggestibility and hypnotherapy process better than the other videos!
R.S. from Boulder, Colorado, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-21 at 21:56 Pacific Time

It helped to hear how many times people discouraged him and even that he became discouraged but kept going. I am inspired by his success.
S.M. from Show Low, Arizona, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-21 at 12:19 Pacific Time

Learning about the history of the field as well as Dr. Kappas' journey makes me more confident that I can find my own alternative way, too.
A.B. from Winooski, Vermont, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-18 at 21:13 Pacific Time

This lesson on Kappasinian Hypnosis was very important lesson for me. It was the first time I came to understand what Dr. Kappas went through to establish HMI. Also, I was very inspired with Mr. George Kappas' testimony about his father's life history and work. George did a great job in establishing the online elective course in the Atlanta Series which enable HMI students to study the skills of hypnosis directly from Dr. Kappas.
I.A. from Saugerties, New York, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-17 at 08:00 Pacific Time

This was fabulous. I thoroughly enjoyed the history and life lessons presented here by an great storyteller. Thanks George.
J.P. from Hollywood, Florida, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-05 at 22:59 Pacific Time

Fascinating information on Dr. Kappas' life. I really enjoyed the very human aspect of life being brought into George's story about his father, but also the fact that there is a backbone of metaphysical ideas and ways of thinking. Great video.
C.M. from San Diego, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-03 at 22:44 Pacific Time

Learning the story of Dr. Kappas was truly a gift motivating me to continue on this journey.
T.W. from Chesterton, Indiana, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-12-02 at 23:06 Pacific Time

I truly love the process of how John Kappas teaches hypnosis. He breaks it down in ways that is overall effective.
V.H. from Hemet, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-29 at 09:53 Pacific Time

Dr. John Kappas' story of becoming the founder of HMI was inspiring to always follow what you believe and makes you happy. Great class on the development of Kappasinian Hypnosis.
A.P. from Russellville, Alabama, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-25 at 13:18 Pacific Time

Very interesting overview to how the Kappasinian Hypnosis came to be.
J.K. from Sherman, Texas, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-25 at 01:02 Pacific Time

It was interesting to learn about the history of the school and how it came to be as well as the adversity Dr. John Kappas experienced along the way that brought him to his ultimate goal - HMI.
J.S. from Dexter, New York, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-23 at 17:51 Pacific Time

Very interesting learning the arc of the development of Kappasinian Hypnosis! I have a better understanding of the importance of each piece of the process in the first session and why it is critical for future session's success.
M.S. from Cleveland, Ohio, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-20 at 17:58 Pacific Time

This course really helped me to understand some of the framework of the education I am receiving.
C.H. from Pasadena, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-20 at 15:36 Pacific Time

Really interesting to learn the story behind John Kappas, helps to build a framework.
B.P. from Manhattan Beach, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-19 at 13:58 Pacific Time

This filled in some gaps I was missing from 101, thank you.
C.B. from Rialto, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-17 at 15:32 Pacific Time

What a great story! George has a gift of storytelling. I feel like I know his father with all that was shared. Thank you.
J.M. from North Weymouth, Massachusetts, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-16 at 10:34 Pacific Time

Kappasinian Hypnosis was definitely the most INTERESTING and PERSONAL information that George Kappas has shared so far. I loved hearing him talk about his father, personally and professionally! It was heart-warming, as well as helpful in my understanding of why we do what we do at HMI. Thank you George for sharing so personally.
C.N. from El Segundo, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-13 at 19:22 Pacific Time

I loved this session! I was very captivated by his life experience leading up to his passionate career. It's a great example of everyone's life and how you work many different unfulfilling jobs but not giving up working until you find your soulful passion no matter what life throws at you. Thanks for sharing this, its gives me so much more inspiration!
T.T. from Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-13 at 12:06 Pacific Time

I loved this lesson. I started crying when the part of the story was being told about Dr. Kappas talking with his uncle/family friend in Arizona. The friend was telling him to continue to do what he loved to do and to not listen to the people who were doubting him, saying his point of practice was not efficient or that he didn't have enough education to do what he loved to do. I feel like the story would have played out very differently if this conversation did not happen. This was very inspiring to me, coming from a rural town in Kentucky, where hypnosis may not be very understood, talked, or even thought about. There are lots of self-doubt stemming from about what people in my family or in my hometown would perceive the practice to be. Understanding you don't need the approval of others to achieve happiness or make decisions that make you happy is something so, "Well, duh!" but those deeply rooted subconscious beliefs do MAKE IT HARD to see what others may find so simple to understand. Being appreciative of that self-journey instead of critical is a beautiful process I am more so coming to be at peace with and see benefit in. To see how Dr. Kappas persisted made me think about my own story, my roots being very different and rooted by three generations back to Germany, I forget that the story that my grandparent's parents, my grandparents and my parents have do not have the same story I can make for myself and that path can be made on my own. My own motivations and beliefs were so empowered by this story and I am so grateful I watched it, went out on a leap and started this school because it felt right, even with knowing very little about. Thank you!
M.S. from Encino, California, US

Kappasinian Hypnosis
2020-11-12 at 22:20 Pacific Time

I did not expect to find this very interesting. I almost skipped it. I'm so very glad I didn't. There were many parallels to my own life, both my upbringing and professional career. I have much more of an affinity for Dr. Kappas now. Thank you for producing this video and encouraging us to watch it.
A.S. from West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, US

Please note that this presentation represents one lesson of the 48 lessons that are included in HMI’s Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy’s Online Advanced Training Program. Purchasing this Pay Per View as an individual lesson provides a CEU Certificate for 2 hours only, it does not enroll you in HMI’s Advanced Hypnotherapy Training and does not lead to a Diploma in Hypnotherapy.