2021 Annual Conference


72nd Annual Workshops and Scientific Program

October 13-17, 2021     Online     #SCEH2021

Introductory, Skills and Advanced Workshops plus Scientific Program.


Final Event Planning Now Underway

Save the date and bookmark this page and watch for more details on our 2021 Annual Conference as they are finalized.

Call for Papers - Posters will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 1.

Registration Opens: Summer 2021


Clinical Hypnosis Workshops

The SCEH Annual Conference includes Introductory, Intermediate/Skills and Advanced Workshops.Details are now being finalized. Workshops meet accepted Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis and count toward SCEH Hypnosis Certification Programs.

Introductory Workshop Agenda

Intermediate/Skills Workshops Agenda - coming soon!

Advanced Workshops Agenda

Scientific Program

The Scientific Program includes Research Presentations, Symposia, Keynotes and a Poster Session.  Details are now being finalized.

Preliminary Scientific Program Agenda

Conference Keynotes

SCEH 2021 Keynotes

Saturday, October 16, 2021

9:45-10:45 AM - Public Perceptions of the Unconscious

Magda Osman, PhD


12:00-1:00 PM - Brain Oscillations and Hypnosis: Empirical Findings and Treatment Implications

Mark Jensen, PhD


1:00-2:00 PM - The Power of Our Words While Communicating with the Critically Ill

 Katalin Varga, PhD, DSc


Sunday, October 18, 2021

9:45-10:45 AM - Dissociative Absorption and Its Pathological Manifestations

Nirit Soffer-Dudek, PhD


Student Scholarships for 2021

SCEH will offer the following scholarship programs for 2021.

  • Special Discounted Registration for Students Who Present or Are Approved for the Poster Session:  Students who give a Research Presentation, Workshop or who participate in a Symposium are given a 100% scholarship and attend for free.  Students who are approved for the Poster Session are given a 100% scholarship and attend for free.  Students who qualify in these categories will be sent special instructions on how to register for the conference.
  • Special Scholarships Available for Qualified Students and Trainees*
    To build the next generation of clinicians and leaders in the field of hypnosis, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) is offering an expanded program of Student/Trainee Scholarships to attend its 2020 Annual Conference. Scholarship recipients will be able to attend the event for only $15 (a value of up to $130-330, depending on their professional status and conference selections).
  • To be eligible, applicants must be either be:
    • A student member of SCEH or a student eligible for SCEH membership*


    • A Student/Trainee pursuing a program of study leading to a degree that makes the recipient eligible for licensure as a health care professional providing direct patient or client care (e.g., medical school, dental school, graduate study in psychology, social work, nursing); or, having earned the degree, be enrolled in an internship or residency required for licensure; or, be a trainee in a postdoctoral fellowship program

*Before applying, please review SCEH member eligibility requirements.

Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the scholarships will be closed if we exceed our quota before the deadline. Approved scholarship recipients will be notified and sent details on how to register for the Annual Conference.


1)   Provide a letter, attesting that you are a current student /trainee, in an approved mental health related discipline, in good standing, at your institution or university.  This letter should come from your Academic Advisor/ Research Advisor or a Primary Instructor.  Email it to [email protected] using the subject line "Student Trainee Documentation" and your name.


2) Complete and submit our online Scholarship Application Form

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.






2021 Conference 

72nd Annual Workshops and Scientific Program

Protests, a Pandemic, and Political Unrest: Hypnosis to Weather the Storm

October 13-17, 2021     #SCEH2021      Online *

 * Out of an abundance of caution, SCEH has voted to move our 2021 Annual Conference online.  We plan to reschedule our face to face meeting in Anaheim to 2022.

The conference includes Introductory, Intermediate/Skills and Advanced Clinical Hypnosis Workshops plus a Scientific Program.  Workshops meet accepted Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis and count toward SCEH Hypnosis Certification Programs.