CPD Event title: Hypno-Oncology: Hypnotic Interventions for the Cancer Journey
Brief Description Of Event: An introduction to cancer formation, grading and staging, along with the treatments employed with potential side effects. Review of ethical and legal issues involved with working with cancer patients. Overview of the most likely issues to be worked with. Teaching of hypnotic techniques and approaches employed to work with cancer patients successfully. Overview of supplied scripts and approaches augmented with numerous case studies, demonstrations and best practice tips.
Over 240 pages of notes, technique descriptions and scripts (supplied in pdf format).
Private Facebook group containing further video and audio lectures, technique demonstrations and support.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to describe the current research available for using hypnosis with cancer patients
Participants will be able to describe the legal and ethical situations with regard to working with cancer patients
Participants will be able to identify the advantages to be gained from using hypnosis with cancer patients
Participants will be able to demonstrate initial fast interventions suitable for use with cancer patients
Participants will be able to describe how cancer forms and develops and be able to describe grading, staging and differentiation
Participants will be able to demonstrate the use of sub modality techniques for use with cancer patients
Participants will be able identify the most common issues cancer patients seek hypnosis for
Participants will be able list the most common sessions and approaches required
Participants will be able communicate effectively with patients and medical staff
Participants will be able utilise congruency and patient beliefs
Participants will be able effectively give a pre talk for the use of the authoritarian parts technique session
Participants will be able confidently conduct an authoritarian parts technique hypnosis session
Participants will be able navigate through any potential difficulties with authoritarian parts technique
Participants will be able list types of cancer treatments
Participants will be able identify potential side effects of cancer treatments
Participants will be able list and confidently use five pain control approaches
Participants will be able identify the correct inductions and deepeners to use with cancer patients
Participants will be able identify the correct script-based techniques to use with various cancer related scenarios
Participants will be able to confidentially employ the optimum first session approach
Participants will be able confidently conduct a shimmering barrier pain reduction session
Participants will be able describe the empirical evidence related to presurgical hypnosis
Participants will be able to list the key components of palliative care
Participants will be able describe psychoneuroimmunology in relation to potential cancer care
Course Structure: The course which will be delivered ‘live’ via the internet will be as a lecture style format, interspersed with filmed demonstrations of techniques and case history discussions, aided with PowerPoint slides.
Introduction, learning outcomes and current research
Legal situations and ethics
Advantages to using hypnosis with cancer patients
Initial fast interventions – discussion and demonstration
Overview of cancer, formation, development, grading, staging and differentiation
Fast intervention sub modality demonstration
The most common issues cancer patients require hypnosis for
Sessions and approaches
Communication skills with patients and medical staff
The importance of congruency and beliefs
The importance of the pre talk including demonstration
Demonstration of authoritarian parts / ego state hybrid technique
Review of authoritarian parts technique and troubleshooting
Overview of cancer treatments
Potential treatment side effects
Case histories – thinking outside the box
Introduction to pain
Overview of five pain control approaches
Review of pain control scripts
Demonstration of sub modality pain control technique
Inductions, deepeners and contraindications
Review of thirteen supplied cancer journey related scripts
First cancer session – dealing with emotions
Demonstration of shimmering barrier pain reduction technique
Presurgical hypnosis approach and empirical evidence
Introduction to psychoneuroimmunology in relation to cancer, review of the empirical evidence
Best practice tips
Further education and research
Date of event: 20th June 2020
Duration of Event: 1 days
Venue for event: Changed to ‘Live’ online course due to current situation
Name of trainer: Garry Coles MSc (Clinical Hypnotherapy)
Cost of Course: £295
Additional information/requirements: £295 is early bird price which will rise the nearer the date is.
Optional written exam (at no extra cost, taken at home) to become accredited by the Association of Hypno-Oncology Practitioners.
With over 15 years’ experience as a full-time hypnotherapist, Garry is one of a small number in the UK to hold an MSc in Clinical Hypnotherapy, for which he carried out research into the effects of presurgical hypnosis on the recovery quality in breast cancer operations.
Garry is contracted to a major NHS hospital for oncology-based hypnotherapeutic work, where he consults on a regular basis, in addition to practicing from within a local GP surgery.
Garry is a regular presenter and lecturer at hypnotherapy events worldwide.
Garry has successfully taught Hypno-Oncology approaches to Doctors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists worldwide, including the UK, Europe, USA and the Middle East.