Below, you will find the full curriculum for our DVD training program, which is edited from our live hypnosis training. Our live training includes material not on the DVDs.

Foundational Program

Volume 1: Introduction to Hypnosis

Disc 1

  • About The Instructor
  • What is Results-Based Hypnosis?
  • The Blind Men and the Elephant
  • Definitions of Hypnosis
  • Subconscious vs. Unconscious
  • Three Models of the Conscious and Unconscious Minds
  • What Hypnosis is Not
  • How Stage Hypnosis Works
  • The Hypnotic Contract
  • Five Attitudes that the Client Can Take
  • Words to Avoid in Hypnosis
  • Suggestibility Testing
  • Arms Rising and Falling Test
  • The Lemon Test
  • The Torso Twist Test
  • More On Tests
  • How to Deliver a Compelling Pre-Talk
  • The Parable of The North Wind and The Sun
  • Client Expectations
  • Example of a Pre-Talk
  • Starting Out as a Hypnotherapist

Volume 2: Hypnotic Inductions

Disc 1

  • Authoritative vs. Permissive Inductions
  • Gaining Clients’ Trust and Setting Expectations
  • Setting Up a Hypnosis Clinic
  • Initial Conscious Process
  • Am I in Hypnosis?
  • How to Overcome the “Battle of Wills”
  • Inductions
  • The Progressive Relaxation Induction

Disc 2

  • Desensitizing Clients to Outside Sounds
  • Creating Alternative Meaning
  • Emerging Clients from Hypnosis
  • Demonstration: Permissive Induction
  • The Dave Elman Induction
  • Script: The Dave Elman Induction
  • Contingency Steps
  • Using Touch to Relax Clients
  • Introduction to Suggested Number Amnesia
  • How to Handle Difficulties in Hypnosis
  • Demonstration: Counting Down
  • Relaxation Tools for “Difficult” Clients
  • Relaxation Demonstration: Suggested Number Amnesia

Disc 3

  • More On “Difficult” Clients
  • Arm Levitation Inductions
  • Demonstration: Arm Levitation Induction

Volume 3: Deepening and Direct Suggestion

Disc 1

  • The Hypnotic Seal
  • Hypno-Sleep
  • Natural Hypnosis
  • Trance-Type and Waking Hypnosis
  • Hypnotic Language Patterns
  • Deepening Methods
  • Relaxation and Hypnosis
  • Trance and Hypnosis
  • Self-Hypnosis and Hetero-Hypnosis
  • What Makes A Good Deepening Method?
  • The Art of “Blabber”
  • Eyes Open or Closed?
  • Using Suggestions to Fit Clients’ Ecology

Disc 2

  • Stating Clients’ Goals As Present Fact
  • Styles of Language In Suggestions
  • Being On the Client’s Side
  • Working With Defined, Realistic Goals
  • Direct Suggestion and Age Regression
  • Ecologically Well-Formed Suggestions
  • Appealing to the Senses in Suggestions
  • Suggestions and Associations
  • Using Positive Associations
  • Esoteric States of Suggestion
  • Successive Approximation
  • Post-Hypnotic Suggestion vs. Normal Suggestions
  • Demonstration: Weight Loss Suggestions
  • Basic Suggestion Method With Other Issues
  • Suggestion and Past Relationships
  • Demonstration: Suggestions for Improving Memory

Volume 4: More Inductions and Depth Testing

Disc 1

  • The Pendulum
  • Performing Instant Inductions
  • Demonstration: Instant Induction
  • Handshake Inductions
  • Building Rapport With Clients

Disc 2

  • Testing for Trance Depth
  • Demonstration: Depth Testing using the Harry Arons Scale
  • The “Direct Drive” Technique

Volume 5: Becoming a Good Hypnotist

Disc 1

  • Risks to Be Aware Of
  • The T.O.T.E. Model
  • Increasing Choice through Hypnosis
  • Reality as a Process
  • Changing Results by Changing Process
  • Communicating with Clients
  • Internal Resources Helping Clients Succeed
  • Approaches to Being a Successful Hypnotist
  • Group Induction to Instil Attitudes
  • Being Client-Centred
  • Useful Attitudes to Take: List of NLP presuppositions
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting

Advanced Program

Volume 6: Age Regression

Disc 1

  • Age Regression
  • Demonstration: Age Regression
  • Age Regression Summary
  • The Affect Bridge Technique
  • Demonstration: Affect Bridge Technique
  • Using Effective Process Language
  • Avoiding Risks Associated with Age Regression

Volume 7: Age Regression: The Initial Sensitizing Event

Disc 1

  • Confronting an ISE
  • Integration
  • Identifying the ISE
  • Resolving the ISE
  • Timing Your Sessions Effectively

Disc 2

  • Demonstration: Age Regression to Overcome Fear
  • Abundance vs. Scarcity Mindsets
  • Applying the Techniques
  • Overcoming Difficulties in Regression

Volume 8: Chair Therapy and Ideomotor Signals

Disc 1

  • Chair Therapy
  • Demonstration: Chair Therapy Session
  • Ideomotor Signals
  • Demonstration: Ideomotor Signalling

Volume 9: Parts Therapy

Disc 1

  • Using Parts Therapy for Smoking Cessation
  • Demonstration: Using Parts Therapy to Overcome Overeating

Disc 2

  • Demonstration: Using Parts Therapy to Overcome Hypochondria

Volume 10: Future and Parts Demonstration

Disc 1

  • Future Projection and Future Pacing
  • Demonstration: Using Parts Therapy to Overcome Insomnia

Volume 11: Introducing NLP

Disc 1

  • Origins of NLP
  • Mirroring and Matching to Gain Rapport
  • Sub-modalities
  • Demonstration: Editing Sub-modalities

Disc 2

  • The Fast Phobia Release
  • Demonstration: Fast Phobia Release
  • Framing and Reframing

Volume 12: NLP Continued

Disc 1

  • Systems Thinking
  • Swish Pattern
  • Anchoring
  • The Meta Model
  • Nominalization
  • Cause and Effect

Disc 2

  • Presupposition
  • Universal Quantifiers
  • Modal Operators
  • Lost Performatives
  • Simple Deletions
  • Lack of Referential Index
  • Unspecified Verbs
  • Purposely Using Ambiguous Language
  • Mind-Reading
  • Complex Equivalence
  • More on the Meta Model
  • Pacing Current Experience
  • Conversational Postulates
  • Double Binds
  • Single Binds
  • Tag Questions
  • Extended Quotes / Nested Loops
  • Selectional Restriction Violation
  • Utilization
  • Embedded Suggestions and Analogue Marking
  • Negative Suggestions
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Ambiguity
  • Linkage Language
  • Demonstration: Embedded Commands
  • Storytelling and Metaphor

Volume 13: Other States

Disc 1

  • Process Language vs. Content Language
  • The Hypnotic Coma/Esdaile State
  • Thoughts vs. Feelings
  • Hyperempiria
  • Demonstration: The Coma State

Volume 14: Self-Hypnosis and Marketing

Disc 1

  • Using Music During Hypnosis
  • Self-Hypnosis vs. Hetero-Hypnosis
  • The Dave Elman Induction, Modified for Self-Hypnosis
  • Methods of Entering Into Self-Hypnosis
  • Keeping Depth in Self-Hypnosis
  • Using a Mantra During Self-Hypnosis
  • Extra Information on Self-Hypnosis
  • The Importance of Your Voice

Disc 2

  • Marketing
  • Generating Revenue
  • Leveraging Your Existing Social Network
  • Using the Internet to Market Yourself
  • Pay-Per-Click Advertising
  • Building on Keywords
  • Risks to be Aware of With Internet Advertising

Disc 3

  • Publicity
  • Referrals
  • Advertising
  • Increasing Your Revenue
  • Three Recommended Books on Marketing
  • Expenses
  • Managing Rent Costs
  • Hiring a Receptionist
  • Final Words on Starting a Business

Volume 15: Common Client Problems

Disc 1

  • Motivators for Smoking Cessation
  • Success Rate
  • Testimonials
  • Completely Abstaining from Alcohol vs. Minimizing Intake

Disc 2

  • Weight Loss
  • Being Selected as a Hypnotherapist
  • Fear of Public Speaking

Volume 16: More Client Problems

Disc 1

  • Getting Over a Past Relationship
  • Confidence With Women
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Stress Reduction
  • Improved Sleep
  • Study Skills
  • Generalizations That Can Arise From Scripts

Disc 2

  • Pain Management
  • Helping Clients Find Lost Objects
  • Sales Motivation
  • Stuttering
  • Test Anxiety

Volume 17: Ethical Considerations

Disc 1

  • Managing the Suicidal Client
  • Agreeing to a “Suicide Contract”
  • Law Suits and Insurance
  • Dual Relationships
  • Using Touch With Clients