Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc.
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We are excited to announce that this is our first Hybrid workshop
Only a few In Person Seats still open
Registration closes Tuesday May 30, 2023
This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of hypnotic phenomena and the practice of clinical hypnosis. Historical antecedents and the evolution of the field will be presented highlighting some the myths and controversies in the field. Participants will understand the basic elements of a hypnotherapy session, and learn about some of the most common applications of hypnosis to treat a variety of mental health and medical conditions.
1. Participants will understand the basic nature of hypnotic phenomena
2. Participants will learn the basic elements of a hypnotherapy session
3. Participants will learn about the most common clinical applications of hypnosis
Additional: Participants will participate in an experiential group exercise that will serve as demonstration and an opportunity to experience of hypnosis
Our Presenter: Amaro Laria, PhD, is a long-time friend of MaMHCA with 30+ years practicing clinical hypnosis, 20+ years teaching clinical hypnosis. His main areas of expertise include integrative psychotherapy and behavioral medicine. He uses a patient-centered integrative approach that highlights the centrality of the therapeutic relationship and the role of emotions in treatment. Dr. Laria is director of the Boston Behavioral Medicine Training Program. He has conducted research and published in the areas of culture and mental health, and behavioral medicine. He served as advisor on cultural issues to the DSM-5 workgroup on anxiety disorders. Dr. Laria is fluent in Spanish (native speaker).
Saturday June 3, 2023
9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 3 hours, 3 CEUs
Members: $105 Non-Members: $145
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