Hypnosis Techniques to Calm the Anxious Patient




A relaxed patient will most likely have optimal treatment results.  Hypnosis has been shown to help calm anxiety or distress, reduce fears or phobias, and help alleviate pain. Learn basic hypnosis techniques for working with patients who have anxiety about treatment or about anticipated pain.

6 CEUs for Athletic Trainers and NJ Chiropractors – Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
• Understand the correlation between hypnosis and the anxious patient
• Define hypnosis
• Understand the difference between conscious and subconscious minds and how they work
• Perform a variety of simple hypnosis techniques
• Understand how hypnosis can be used calm anxiety
• Understand how hypnosis can be used to manage, reduce or stop pain
• Explain what a full hypnosis session feels like
• Provide relaxation or pain reduction techniques to his or her patients

Method of Instruction: Lecture, Demonstration, Practice Techniques

Course Outline:

• Define and Describe Hypnosis

• Distinguish between the Conscious and Subconscious Minds

• Explain Hypnosis Techniques

• Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

• Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

• Demonstrate Techniques

• Explain Use for Relaxation/Calming Anxiety versus Pain Cessation

• Students Practice Techniques on Each Other

• Answer Questions regarding NLP and EFT Techniques

• Demonstrate a Full Hypnosis Session

• Relaxation

• Pain Management


Instructor: Kathleen M. Lindert, Advanced Certified Hypnotherapist and Certified Instructor (A.Cht., CI.), is President and Owner of The Mental Edge LLC. She is also a blogger, speaker and author of the How to Fix Yourself for Good book series and Quit Smoking without Gaining Weight.

Additional information


Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:00am-3:30pm