This major is a program that prepares individuals to employ the controlled inducement of altered states of consciousness, or trance, to reduce pain, resolve emotional conflicts, and enhance communications as part of diagnostic and treatment programs.
Includes instruction in the principles of hypnosis and suggestion, induction and deepening, post-hypnotic suggestion, awakening techniques, regression, pacing and leading, resistance transformation, client testing and management, practice management and regulation, and professional standards and ethics.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Hypnotherapy/Hypnotherapist Major?
As a Hypnotherapist, it will be your job to provide treatment and therapy via your patient’s subconscious mind. You will work to communicate to convert negative emotions and beliefs into positive ones for your clients.
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