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HMI College of Hypnotherapy

Advanced Training Courses – Volume 8

The First Consultation is your most important session. In this insightful lesson HMI Instructor John Melton, CHt, shares his 20+ years of private practice experience to explain how the first session is used to lay the foundation of the therapeutic journey. Breaking down key elements in Dr. Kappas’ approach, Mr. Melton defines what he calls the “Pillars” of therapy that will determine his hypnotic strategy.

HMI Instructor Cheryl O’Neil, CHt, shares her 20+ years of private practice experience to guide students through the process of clinical note taking skills, evaluation of clients’ appropriateness for hypnotherapy and the practice of directive and nondirective counseling and interviewing techniques. Cheryl also helps students compare and contrast a variety of counseling styles and how to incorporate them into their practice.

Substance abuse is a pervasive issue in society today. It would be almost impossible to be in private practice for any length of time without encountering clients who may or may not realize they have this issue. Using humor and personal experiences, HMI Director George Kappas, MA, LMFT, provides a frank presentation of what the role of the Hypnotherapist should be in the treatment of substance abuse.

Clincal Case Presentation with HMI Senior Staff Instructor Cheryl O'Neil
Brian Tomasio Testimonial