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May 6-7, 2017 Intermediate/Advanced Workshop
12 hours CEU's, and credit toward ASCH certification
Hypnotic Strategies for Modification of Habits, Maladaptive Coping, and Anxiety
Louis Damis, Ph.D., ABPP
Program Schedule (will include morning and afternoon breaks):
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Registration from 8;30 - 9:00 am
9:00-12:00 Phase-oriented Treatment of Habit Disorders: Integrating Psychological and Physiological Strategies for
Phase-oriented approach to habit control; activation of the ventral vagal complex; optimizing the autonomic nervous
system and impacting common psychophysiological disorders. Hypnotic strategies for anxiety and arousal reduction.
Noon: Luncheon hosted by FSCH
1:00-4:00 Management of Trauma and Attachment Related Sources of Anxiety
Rationale for displacement strategies; stabilization techniques that support habit control; purpose of hypnoprojectives.
Ways to apply stabilization strategies in your practice.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
9:00-12:00 Stages of Change and Motivational Enhancement; Understanding the Nature of the Habit, Trigger Identification, Desensitization, and Coping Enumeration
Strategies for enhancement of motivation; methods for identifying the functions of habits; individualized approaches to
generation of coping strategies; desensitization in the change process.
Noon Lunch on your own
1:00-2:30 Performance Enhancement and Relapse Prevention including Hypnotic Applications of the Peniston & Kulkosky
Protocol for Alcohol Abuse
Reasons for use of future-time oriented imagery; relationship between self-representation and maintenance; the Peniston &
Kulkosky protocol, and applying components of the protocol in your hypnotic work.
2:45-4:00 Insight-Oriented Strategies and Ego-State Therapy for Habit Control
Appropriate timing of exploring factors inhibiting constructive change; insight-oriented techniques for addressing factors
inhibiting habit change. The nature and role of ego-states, identifying strategies for accessing and working with ego-states.
After taking this workshop, participants will be able to:
- describe a phase-oriented approach to habit control;
- describe activation of the ventral vagal complex, and its impact on the autonomic nervous system and common psychophysiological disorders;
- identify three hypnotic strategies for anxiety and arousal reduction;
- describe the rationale for displacement strategies;
- identify trauma stabilization techniques that support habit control;
- understand the purpose of hypnoprojectives and application of stabilization and coping strategies;
- apply components of the Peniston & Kulkosky protocol in hypnosis;
- identify strategies for accessing and working with ego states.
Health professionals holding doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry, podiatry and psychology, or doctoral or masters degrees in social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, nursing, or other medical fields, licensed in the state in which they practice; degree graduates receiving documented clinical supervision toward licensing, and graduate students in eligible disciplines with documentation of their student status from the Chairperson of their graduate program.
Continuing Education Credit
We offer 12 Florida CEU's for licensed psychologists under 490 (Provider #50-774, Exp. 5/18); clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists under 491 (Provider #50-774, Exp. 3/19), and all our workshops count toward ASCH certification requirements. We automatically report to CEBroker.
We are returning to a favorite Naples location, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, 12200 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34110. Our special group rate is only $135 per night, which includes a full breakfast buffet, WiFi, and parking, but you must register by April 6 in order to receive the reduced rate. You may register for the FSCH reduced rate by clicking here: Naples DoubleTree, or by calling (239) 593-8733. Be sure to say you are with FSCH and tell them group code “SCH” (no F) as a booking reference.
If you'd like to register, you may now do so easily by accessing the online registration form and clicking here.
Before April 6: As of April 6:
FSCH Members___ $300___ $335 FSCH New Life Members___ $150 ___ $175 Non Members ___ $350 ___ $385 FSCH Graduate Student/Intern Members ___ $220 ___ $250 Graduate Student/Intern Non-members ___ $250 ___ $285 (with student documentation)