Hypnosis workshops and training

SCEH Expands Student Trainee Scholarships Program for 2020

Update: Application deadline extended to 9/18!

To build the next generation of clinicians and leaders in the field of hypnosis, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) is offering an expanded program of Student/Trainee Scholarships to attend its 2020 Annual Conference, taking place online, October 14-18, 2020.  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:

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Due to high demand, we have added a second live webinar on this topic. This new date and time will also better accommodate our global members.  

SCEH Covid 19 Webinar:

SCEH is offering the following webinar, in cooperation with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, as a public service for our members and students, faculty, staff and instructors at TCSPP, Saybrook University, University of Washington, and Baylor University.  There is no cost to attend.

Supporting Optimal Coping with the Anxiety and Stress of the Covid-19 Pandemic

NEW DATE ADDED:  Wednesday, April 8, 2020

8:00 - 9:30 AM PT / 10:00 -11:30 AM CT / 11:00 AM -12:30 PM ET











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SCEH Covid 19 Webinar:


SCEH is offering the following webinar, in cooperation with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, as a public service for our members and students, faculty, staff and instructors at TCSPP, Saybrook University, University of Washington, and Baylor University.  There is no cost to attend.

Supporting Optimal Coping with the Anxiety and Stress of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, April 1, 2020


5:00 - 6:30 PM PT / 7:00 - 8:30PM CT / 8:00 - 9:30 PM ET

Sponsored by the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. 
There is no cost to attend.  This webinar will be held via Zoom.













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SCEH 2020 Annual Conference Call for Papers Now Underway


The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis invites submissions of Workshops, Scientific Presentations and Posters for its upcoming Annual Conference in Anaheim, California in October of 2020.  

This year's theme, Hypnosis to Enhance and Augment Treatment Outcomes, puts a focus on the application of hypnosis to positively impact outcomes and improve the mental and physical well-being of patients and clients.

The SCEH Annual Conference will feature keynotes, symposia, and workshops that illustrate this theme, as well as scientific sessions covering the latest empirical research in the application of hypnosis in both medical and psychological practice. Proposals addressing the meeting theme will be prioritized.

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Registration Now Open for SCEH's Third Annual Midyear Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis

This event has been cancelled.

SCEH continues our expanded educational offerings with our third annual Midyear Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis, to take place in April in Chicago.  The event will be held as follows:

 
April 24-25, 2020 (Friday and Saturday)

Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois



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SCEH Announces 2020 Conference Dates and Location:

Conference will take place in Anaheim, California from October 14-18, 2020

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) has announced the date and location for its 2020 Annual Conference.  The Society's 71st Annual Workshops and Scientific Program will be held in Anaheim, California from October 14-18, 2020 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort.

The Workshops component of the conference includes clinical hypnosis training at introductory, skills and advanced levels.  Workshops meet accepted Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis and count toward SCEH Hypnosis Certification.

The Scientific Program features keynotes, research presentations and symposia that address empirical issues in hypnosis research and practice and related areas. Sessions often integrate research and practice in psychology, psychiatry, medicine and neuroscience to highlight issues that improve understanding of hypnosis. A Poster Session provides another glimpse into the latest scientific research in the field.

A Call for Papers will be issued in January.  Conference registration will open in June.  Hotel reservations will open soon.  For more information, see the SCEH website at www.sceh.us which will be updated as additional details are announced.

 



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Advanced Workshops Cover Wide Range of Topics

Attendees at the SCEH 2019 Annual Conference who opt for the Advanced Workshop track can take advantage of a wide variety of topics to improve their skills and knowledge of hypnosis.  Among the topics covered will be hypnosis for pain management, smoking cessation, addictions treatment and healing; using hypnosis in Cognitive Behavior Therapy; age regression; mindfulness; Ericksonian hypnosis; hypnosis and meditation, hypnosis research for publication and more.

Advanced workshops to be offered at the 2019 conference in New Orleans are:

  • Altered States of Consciousness Experiences Related to Spiritual and Religious Aspects of Skin and Skin Disorders
  • Back to the Future: Using Biological Age Regression and Other Strategies to Accelerate Healing
  • Behavioral and Hypnotic Intervention for Chronic Pain: Our Role in Reducing Opioid Reliance
  • Deep Structure Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: An integrative Hypnotic Approach
  • Future Focused Interventions with and without Formal Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis Research Workshop: Designing Case Studies and Clinical Trials and Preparing Papers for Publication
  • Hypnosis, Mindfulness and CBT for Smoking Cessation: The Winning Edge Program
  • Hypnotically Enhanced Addictions Treatment
  • Hypnotic-Like Practices of Advanced Tibetan Yoga and Meditation
  • Measuring the Core Competencies of Ericksonian Hypnosis
  • Non-linear Hypnotic Inductions
  • Techniques of Age Regression and Age Progression: Research, Theory, Techniques - Applications and Practice! Practice! Practice!
  • Use of Hypnosis in Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Utilization of Hypnosis in Pain Management

Workshops are also offered at the Introductory (Basic) and Skills (Intermediate) levels.  The conference also includes a Scientific Program. 
View complete conference details: https://www.sceh.us/2019-annual-conference
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Registration Now Open for 2019 Annual Conference

70th Annual Workshops & Scientific Program
 
Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship
 
October 16-20, 2019 -- Ace Hotel -- New Orleans, LA #SCEH2019

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Join us in New Orleans to help us celebrate the 70th Anniversary of SCEH and deepen your hypnosis knowledge and skills. View event details online.

Highlighted Speakers and Topics
2019 keynote and invited guest speakers

 Left to right: Éva I. Bányai, PhD; Irving Kirsch, PhD; Michael R. Nash, PhD; Karen Olness MD; Devin B. Terhune, PhD and Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD


Varied Program for Professionals at All Levels

The SCEH Annual Conference includes clinical hypnosis training for all levels, with workshops designed to teach participants hypnotic theory and practical techniques that can be put into immediate use in clinical practice.  The Scientific Program features keynotes, presentations and symposia that address empirical issues in hypnosis research and practice and related areas.

Conference Highlights






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2019 Election Results:  Welcome Our Newly Elected Officers

Thank you to all the members who voted in our recent election. As a membership organization, your input and support is what helps to keep the Society going.

A special thanks to all the candidates for running for an elected office. Running for office speaks highly of each candidate's commitment to the Society and its goals.

Our 2019 election results are as follows:



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SCEH Announces 2019 Conference Highlighted Speakers

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) has released its list of Keynote and Invited Guest Speakers for the Scientific Program component of its upcoming 2019 Annual Conference. The group's 70th Annual Workshops and Scientific Session will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 16-20, 2019 at the Ace Hotel.  

The Scientific Program features keynotes and guest speakers, research presentations and symposia that address empirical issues in hypnosis research and practice and related areas. Sessions often integrate research and practice in psychology, psychiatry, or neuroscience to highlight issues that improve understanding of hypnosis. A Poster Session provides another glimpse into the latest scientific research in the field.

SCEH 2019 highlighted speakers: Above, left to right: Éva I. Bányai, PhD; Irving Kirsch, PhD; Michael R. Nash, PhD; Karen Olness MD; Devin B. Terhune, PhD and Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD.

Above, left to right: Éva I. Bányai, PhD; Irving Kirsch, PhD; Michael R. Nash, PhD; Karen Olness MD; Devin B. Terhune, PhD and Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD.



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Help Recognize Deserving Members of the Hypnosis Community

Every year, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis presents a number of awards to individuals in the world of clinical and experimental hypnosis to acknowledge their service and scientific and clinical contributions to the field.

Call for Awards Nominations

We seek nominations from SCEH members and the general community of hypnosis clinicians and researchers.  Our goal is to encourage the widest breadth of nominations.  Self nominations are accepted.

Awards will be presented in October at the 2019 Annual Conference of SCEH.

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Student Posters and Papers Wanted

Calling all students! The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis invites you to submit a Poster or Research Presentation for the SCEH 2019 Annual Conference in New Orleans.  See details on special student registration incentives below.  Any student eligible for membership may participate in SCEH events.
Have a Poster to Submit?

We are looking for new ideas and topics in hypnosis and related fields that improve our understanding of hypnosis. While topics that address this year’s conference theme, Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship, are requested, other topics are also welcome. 

Poster presentations allow authors to concisely present a case report or data that can be easily grasped in this format. Poster presentations often permit more discussion between presenters and attendees and may be especially advantageous for students, clinicians, and new investigators.

Benefits of Presenting a Poster

Presenting a Poster at the SCEH Annual Conference provides you with several benefits, including:


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Call for Papers Deadline Extended

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis is extending its Call for Papers submission deadline to April 8, 2019.

SCEH invites submissions of Workshops, Scientific Presentations and Posters for its upcoming Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in October of 2019.

This year's theme, Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship, puts a focus, first on selecting treatment interventions well tested by rigorous research, and second, on personal mastery of the relationship variables that optimize all therapeutic interventions.  Our 2019 conference will feature keynotes, symposia, and workshops that illustrate these twin themes, as well as scientific presentations extending the scope of hypnosis in both medical and psychological practice. Proposals addressing the meeting theme will be prioritized.

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SCEH Continuing Education Opportunities in Hypnosis

SCEH offers workshops and training in clinical hypnosis that are designed for both clinicians and researchers new to hypnosis, as well as those who wish to deepen their understanding.  SCEH workshops meet accepted Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis and count toward SCEH Hypnosis Certification Programs.

In 2019, SCEH will offer its Second Annual Midyear Clinical Hypnosis Workshops from April 26-27, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Denver Tech Center-Centennial in Centennial (Denver), Colorado. Included will be Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Workshops. Details and registration

This year will also mark the Society's 70th Annual Workshops & Scientific Program, continuing a long tradition of excellence in hypnosis training.  This event will examine the theme of Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship.  It will be held from October 16-20, 2019 at the Ace Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.  This event features Introductory/Basic, Skills/Intermediate and Advanced Workshops plus a Scientific Program. A Call for Papers for this event is now underway.
Conference registration will open in June 2019. Learn more.

2019 Annual Conference Call for Papers  Now Underway

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis invites submissions of Workshops, Scientific Presentations and Posters for its upcoming Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in October of 2019.

This year's theme, Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship, puts a focus, first on selecting treatment interventions well tested by rigorous research, and second, on personal mastery of the relationship variables that optimize all therapeutic interventions.  Our 2019 conference will feature keynotes, symposia, and workshops that illustrate these twin themes, as well as scientific presentations extending the scope of hypnosis in both medical and psychological practice. Proposals addressing the meeting theme will be prioritized.

In the words of SCEH President, Don Moss, PhD:

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Registration Now Open for 2019 Midyear Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis

SCEH continues our expanded educational offerings with our second annual Midyear Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis 2019.  The event will be held as follows:


April 26-27, 2019 (Friday and Saturday)  

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Denver Tech Center-Centennial

Centennial, Colorado

 



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SCEH Conference Enhances Learning of Clinical Hypnosis

 SCEH 2018 conference

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis will host its 69th Annual Workshops and Scientific Program in October in Las Vegas. If you want to understand how hypnosis can improve patient outcomes and learn about the latest research in this field, this event is for you.  This year’s conferences examines Hypnosis in Integrated/Integrative Healthcare: Collaborative, Connected and Creative ApproachesThis is your chance to network, collaborate and exchange ideas with leaders and peers who share a commitment to promoting excellence and progress in hypnosis research, education, and clinical practice. This year’s conferences examines the timely theme of Hypnosis in Integrated/Integrative Healthcare: Collaborative, Connected and Creative Approaches.

View this brief slideshow for an overview of the conference and some photos from last year.

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