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  • Course# CE1228W
  • Fee: $215.00

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CE Credit Hours: 10

Learn to define hypnosis, identify myths and misperceptions about hypnotic interventions, and describe hypnotic phenomena. Assessments of hypnotizability and brain research both show that hypnosis is indeed an evidence-based, effective modality. Methodology for identifying phases of hypnosis and levels of hypnotic ability will be provided, as well as theoretical frameworks from which these developed. Through interactive, online learning, explore self-hypnosis skills, treatment planning strategies, knowledge of ethical issues in hypnosis, and various applications of hypnosis in clinical settings. This course has audio/visual components and text content divided into 10 lessons.  You will see and listen to lectures and be directed to read text materials and watch videos. The quizzes and final exam may be repeated as necessary. Videos are not closed captioned.

Instructor: Darlene Viggiano, PhD, MFT, is a licensed therapist in Kaiser Permanente’s Adult Psychiatry Department, Intensive Outpatient Program. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Saybrook University in San Francisco. Dr. Viggiano earned Certification in Clinical Hypnosis from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the largest organization in the United States for hypnosis professionals.

JFKU-CE is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists, by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to provide continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs & LEPs and by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) to provide continuing education for RNs.  JFKU-CE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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