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Hypnosis For Clinical Applications & Self-Care

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Hypnosis For Clinical Applications & Self-Care

Hypnosis For Clinical Applications & Self-Care

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The instructors
This course was recorded in September 2020


Have you ever been hypnotized before? Contrary to popular belief, the participant being hypnotized is in FULL CONTROL of what's happening and is not simply obeying the hypnotist. You may be more familiar with “Stage hypnosis," which has the purpose to entertain an audience but did you know that clinical hypnosis is a practical and evidence-based technique for the management of stress, anxiety, pain, apprehensions, phobias, fatigue and various persistent health conditions? Hypnosis is also a powerful tool that can create lasting behaviour changes. 


In this online course you will learn:

  1. What the evidence says about hypnosis and the management of stress, anxiety, apprehensions, acute and persistent pain conditions (including pre and post-surgical pain, irritable bowel syndrome, and more), dental phobia and dental pain, paediatric pain and more.
  2. Discover the myths and facts about hypnosis.
  3. Understand how hypnosis is similar and different from meditation. Learn how both techniques may be combined or complement one another in therapy and self-practice. 
  4. Learn what is the difference between your unconscious and conscious minds and how hypnosis taps into your unconscious mind and unlocks its vast potential. 
  5. Learn the benefits and applications of hypnosis in rehabilitation and medical practices (including dentistry, surgical procedures, etc.) and how we can add these techniques to our toolbox when providing telehealth/virtual care.
  6. Understand how hypnosis empowers participants to take control of their own health and manage their own symptoms from a top-down approach (relaxing their minds, calming their nervous systems, and reconnecting their minds and their bodies).
  7. Learn how hypnosis can be used as a self-care technique to manage stress and prevent burnout or compassion fatigue. With COVID-19, almost everyone can benefit from more self-care and stress-relieving strategies! 
  8. How you can learn to do self-hypnosis or learn to deliver hypnosis as adjunctive therapy in your clinical practice. 



This free online course is appropriate for physiotherapists/physical therapists, physiotherapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, osteopaths, athletic therapists, exercise therapists, kinesiologists, movement specialists, yoga teachers, yoga therapists among others. This course is also relevant to dentists, dental assistants, medical doctors, physician assistants, nurses, midwives, psychotherapists, social workers, health coaches, students, and those interested in learning more about hypnosis and wellness.


What is included in this course?

  • An interactive, immersive and practical learning experience.
  • A chance to learn how suggestible you are and if you can be hypnotized.
  • A chance to experience a brief guided hypnosis session for relaxation.
  • A question and answer period, post-presentation.
  • Access to future courses on hypnosis for self-care, rehabilitation and other healthcare practices.
The instructors
Queenie Wu
PT, Hons. BSc., MScPT, CH

Queenie is a pelvic health and orthopaedic physiotherapist who received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto after completing her undergraduate studies with honours and high distinction at the University of Toronto (in psychology and human biology). She is also a certified clinical hypnotist and holds a Status-Only Appointment (lecturer ranking) with the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto.

In addition to her clinical work, Queenie promotes mindful movement and living as a social media influencer (find @QueeniePhysio on Instagram, YouTube or any other platform) through educational posts and video content on physiotherapy, mind-body wellness, stress management and more. She serves as a speaker at wellness workshops, conferences and various university panels. She is also a lead facilitator for the Interfaculty Pain Curriculum at the University of Toronto, which is an integrated and interdisciplinary pain curriculum for all pre-licensure health science students.

More information about Queenie can be found on her website and her Instagram/YouTube/Facebook/Twitter channels @QueeniePhysio.

Course Material included in this course
  • Hypnosis For Clinical Applications & Self-Care
  • Welcome!
  • Introduction to Hypnosis
  • Meditation vs Hypnosis
  • Can You be Hypnotized?
  • Clinical Implications
  • Demonstration - Short Relaxation Session
  • Conclusion
  • Audience Questions
  • What's Next!
  • Feedback
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