The CSCH-OD Fundamentals of Hypnosis Workshop provides clinical training in both the theory and
application of hypnosis in the clinical practice of medicine and psychotherapy for those who have
never practiced hypnosis. Based on evidence-based best practices, the workshop uses a combined
format of lecture, demonstration and supervision to develop clinical hypnosis skills. Participants
will be taught how to present hypnosis to a patient, how to do a number of different hypnotic
inductions, and how to apply these in their practices. Participants will practice in small group
sessions with individualized supervision, leading to the development of selected skills.
This will be a highly interactive two days, with a minimum of 25% of workshop time spent in question
and answer discussions, learning from case vignettes, video and live demonstrations and practice of
Please note: there is a pre-workshop reading and a follow-up assignment for this workshop. Participants write a one-page summary of the use of hypnosis in their own practice and then submits it to a “mentor”. The mentor then provides constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement. Participants are invited to participate in a 90-minute post-workshop conference in 1-2 months following the workshop.
Student applicants must provide supporting documentation. Please review eligibility requirements prior to registering.
Update: Accreditation notices:
Approved 13.5 CE Hours Ontario Psychological Association
This workshop has been designated as a U of T Accredited CPD event and awarded with the following credits.
· The College of Family Physicians of Canada – up to 16 Mainpro+ credits
· Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – up to 16 Section 1
· The American Medical Association – up to 16 Category 1 credits
Full accreditation statement:
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 16 Mainpro+ credits.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 16 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
The American Medical Association – AMA PRA Category 1
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama assn.org/go/internationalcme
Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.