American Society of Clinical Hypnosis -

Education and Research Foundation

59th Annual Scientific Meeting and
March 18-21, 2017

Hyatt Regency Phoenix Downtown

Phoenix, AZ

Celebrating Applied Hypnosis:

Theory, Research, Practice

4 days, 
4 levels of instruction, &
Over 30 Advanced Hypnosis Workshops from which to choose.

Innovative hypnosis workshops that bridge new theories in mind & body with research. 

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Travel & Lodging Information 
Detailed Registration Brochure (PDF)
Detailed Schedule-at-a-Glance (PDF)
Plenary Sessions
Power of Words Schedule
Fundamentals of Hypnosis (Basic) Workshop Schedule
Refining Skills & Treatment Applications (Intermediate) Workshop Schedule
Teaching & Consultation Workshop Schedule
Advanced Workshop Schedule
Faculty List

On line Registration Form
Registration Form (PDF)


Brief Schedule-at-a-Glance

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced workshops will provide 20 hours of CEs. 1, 2 or 4 day registrations will be offered for the Advanced level. Plenary sessions will provide up to 4 additional hours of CEs. 

Fundamentals of Hypnosis (Basic) level instruction provides individuals with an opportunity to develop clinical hypnosis skills that are directly applicable to their clinical practice.  

Refining Skills and Treatment Applications (Intermediate) level instruction allows individuals the opportunity to refine their clinical hypnosis skills. 

Advanced workshops will include presentations in all areas related to the use of clinical hypnosis in mental health, social work, medicine, and dentistry.  Advanced Workshops will include:

  1. Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy: Overview of Theory, Research, and Practice (G. Elkins)
  2. Age Regression for Working through of Trauma (C. Hammond)
  3. Hypnosis Research—The Ingredients of Hypnosis: A Guide to Research for Clinicians (A. Barnier)
  4. Utilizing Hypnosis in the Treatment of Narcissistic Wounds in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach (E. Spiegel)
  5. Age Regression (D. Ewin)
  6. From Real Life to Cyberspace and Back Again: Helping Adolescents/Young Adults Develop a Strong Inner Selfie (Utilizing Hypnotherapy/Ego States) (T. Goldfus)

Plenary Speakers will include: 



Jeffery Zeig, PhD     Amanda Barnier, PhD Betty Alice Erickson, LPC, MFT Norma Barretta, PhD

The Power of Words: Hypnotic Healing Communication; a one day workshop for licensed health care professionals without a Master’s degree on Sunday, March 19, 2017

: Registrants must hold a masters degree or higher in a health care discipline deemed appropriate by the Society from a college or university accredited by its appropriate regional accrediting body. In addition, registrants must be licensed or certified in the state in which they practice.

Registered Nurses with a bachelors degree from a college or university accredited by its appropriate regional accrediting body who are licensed or certified in the state in which they practice are eligible to attend the Basic Workshop on Clinical Hypnosis.

Students enrolled full-time in masters level or higher program are eligible to attend at a reduced rate. Students must have completed a minimum of one full semester of the program and must submit proof of full-time enrollment at an ACE-approved institution of higher education on school letterhead that clearly identifies the individual’s program of study, area of concentration (if applicable), level of degree pursued and date of intended graduation. 

Full time residents or interns participating in a recognized residency or internship program may also register to attend at a reduced rate. Residents/interns need to submit correspondence from their supervisor on official letterhead explaining the nature of the residency/internship and date of intended completion of the program.    

Public Notice
The following meetings will be held at the 2017 meeting and will be open to the public: ASCH Membership Meeting - Sunday, March 19, 2017, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm and ASCH Board of Governors Meeting - Sunday, March 19, 2017, 7:00 pm.