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HMI Distance Learning Volumes 7-1 thru 7-6

Law and Ethics

Presented By: George J. Kappas

George J. Kappas

The legal and ethical “Scope of Practice” of a Hypnotherapist is without question, the most important aspect of your HMI training and perhaps the greatest element that separates HMI Graduates from others. HMI Director George Kappas, M.A., M.F.T., provides a surprisingly entertaining lesson, including when and how to work under referrals from Medical Doctors and Psychotherapists and the necessary forms and documents to do so.

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

Advanced Law and Ethics

Presented By: Bruce Bonnett

Bruce Bonnett

Bruce Bonnett combines his experience as a Certified Hypnotherapist, President of the Hypnotherapists Union and Harvard Law Graduate, to deliver this important presentation on Advanced Law and Ethics. This class includes specifics on the use of disclaimers and recommended practices to limit liability, how laws vary state to state and region by region and clear guidance for the road to professional success.

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

Crisis Intervention

Presented By: Lisa Machenberg

Lisa Machenberg

At some point during your career you may encounter clients experiencing some type of crisis in their lives. It could be a relationship breakup, a death in the family or concerns of self-harm. HMI Instructor Lisa Machenberg, C.Ht., guides you through the legal responsibilities as well as the successful strategies and resources to prepare you to handle such situations with confidence and grace.

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

Ethics in Therapy 1

Presented By: Lisa Machenberg

Lisa Machenberg

Clinical ethics is unquestionably the most important ingredient in therapy, even above results. In this two-part series Lisa Machenberg, C.Ht., shares her 20+ years of private practice experience to guide HMI students through the labyrinth of potential ethical dilemmas in therapy and prepares the student for the successful navigation of ethical relationships with our hypnotherapy clients.

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

Ethics in Therapy 2

Presented By: Lisa Machenberg

Lisa Machenberg

In Ethics Part 2 Lisa continues the exploration of the ethical challenges that private practice can present. These enlightening and illuminating explorations of ethics in therapy may surprise and educate students in a way they did not expect. This lesson works synergistically with the previous Law and Ethics lessons, shaping HMI Graduates into shining examples of how a Hypnotherapist should conduct themselves in the world.

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

Clinical Case Presentation Volume 7

Presented By: John Kappas

John Kappas

This clinical case features Dr. John Kappas working with Vicki, a female in her thirties with Epstein-Barr Virus who wants to quit smoking and reduce her stress.

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
George Kappas, HMI Director

George J. Kappas
HMI Director, MA, LMFT

Welcome to HMI Online Distance Education. Celebrating my 40th year here at HMI, I am here to answer any questions you might have and help you discover how HMI can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Just click our "Contact Us with Questions" button to let me know how we can assist you further.

HMI provide 2 options for you to begin your online distance hypnotherapy training for no cost or obligation.


Option 1: You can start right now by registering and completing the prerequisite Hypnosis in History course online.

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Option 2: If you have questions before starting your training, you are welcome to call the HMI Director at 7473774474 or...

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