This workshop is designed to allow participants to hone skills in clinical hypnosis and to discuss application of hypnotic methods in particular cases. Those who attend should have completed fundamental training (30 hours or more) and are using hypnosis to some extent in a clinical setting. Practice exercises, demonstrations, and case discussions will be derived from suggestions and requests of participants. The overall goal of the offering is to enhance resourcefulness and confidence for attendees in utilization of hypnotic methods and strategies. A minimum of 10 participants is required.


  • Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, 2018
  • 9:00am to 5:00pm daily


  • $349 if registration received on or before March 15
  • $399 after March 15


  • Training room of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation
  • 2632 E Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016


Friday, April 13

  1. Discuss the advantages of matching hypnotic induction to techniques employed in the utilization phase.
  2. Given a case, state a realistic goal for a session of hypnosis.
  3. List two ways in which hypnosis can be utilized in treatment of anxiety.
  4. Formulate a treatment plan for a patient with pain.
  5. Name three hypnotic phenomena that can be utilized in hypnotic induction.

Saturday, April 14

  1. Create a therapeutic story that can be employed in a case of depression.
  2. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of age regression in cases of trauma.
  3. Cite three ways in which age progression can be used in clinical hypnosis.
  4. Given a case, identify two hypnotic phenomena involved in the presenting problem.
  5. Discuss ways in which indirection can be used to facilitate a hypnotic session.

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Credit Information:

  • A.M.A. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • A.C.C.M.E. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • A.P.A. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content
  • N.B.C.C. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5056. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs
  • B.R.N. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing in California to offer continuing education for nurses (Provider no. CEP 9376). This program is eligible for a maximum of 13.0 contact hours.

Licensees with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences:

  • The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc is approved to provide CE’s by the NBCC and the APA in the state of California. As of 7/1/15, California BBS accepts CE hours from CE providers approved by either the NBCC or the APA for all license types per Title 16 California Code of Regulations (16CCR) § 1887.4.1 and § 1887.4.3


If the Milton H. Erickson Foundation (hereby referred to as MHEF) cannot hold the 2018 Practice and Consultation Workshop due to acts of nature, war, government regulations, disaster, civil disorder or curtailment of transportation facilitating other emergencies making it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible to provide the facilities or to hold the meeting, each prepaid attendee will receive a copy of the annual conference handouts and any other materials that would have been distributed. Fixed conference expenses will be paid from the pre-registration funds. Remaining funds will be refunded to pre-registrants. MHEF is not responsible for any other costs incurred by pre-registrants in connection with the annual conference.

The views and opinions expressed by presenters are their own and do not necessarily represent those of MHEF.

MHEF disclaims any responsibility for the use and application of information presented at this conference.