Component Section Meetings

The Florida Society of Clinical Hypnosis (FSCH) is offering a 12 CEU Intermediate/Advanced Workshop, “Hypnotic Strategies for Modification of Habits, Maladaptive Coping, and Anxiety,” presented by Louis Damis, Ph.D., ABPP., on May 6-7, 2017 in Naples, FL.  The workshop will be held at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton in Naples, FL.  All information may be found on our website,, or by calling (305) 598-9992.

The Oregon Society of Clinical Hypnosis will be presenting "Emotional Regulation Using Signals of Self" with Bart Walsh, LCSW on Saturday, February 18, 2017.  For more information please download the brochure or visit:

The San Diego Society of Clinical Hypnosis (SDSCH) is a local organization for those professionals who share a common interest in the clinical applications of hypnosis. It is a component of the larger national society, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH). As a treatment tool, hypnosis has highlighted the importance of carefully constructed and delivered therapeutic suggestions and their effect on physiological, cognitive and behavioral processes.  With regular meetings, SDSCH offers its members opportunities for continuing education, social and professional networking, and case consultations.  Membership information is available on the SDSCH website:   

The New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis (NESCH) enters its 57th year with an excellent selection of member programming. Bi-monthly half-day meetings are free to members and are open to all ASCH Members who may be visiting the New England area.

Please contact Section President Nancy Riemer, LICSW, to attend as a guest. The Society also offers monthly Seminars on Hypnosis in Psychotherapy (Intermediate and Advanced sections) and Hypnosis in Medical/Dental Practice.

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The Chicago Society of Clinical Hypnosis (CSCH) sponsors monthly seminars and meetings that cover an array of useful and informative topics. For more information, visit

The Georgia Hypnosis Society (GHS) continues to enjoy an active web site that averages 450 visitors per month. Two ASCH members (from Georgia and Alabama) recently completed their individualized consultation training with the GHS President, Paul W. Schenk, PsyD. One of them, Virginia Erhardt, PhD, has a new book due out this Winter from Haworth Press, Head Over Heels: Wives Who Stay With Cross-dressers and Transsexuals. Dr. Schenk also has a new book due out in November from Crown House Publishing, The Hypnotic Use of Waking Dreams: Exploring Near-Death Experiences Without the Flatlines.

The Manhattan Society of Clinical Hypnosis (MANSCH) held its first meeting on May 17, 2005 and has been thriving with regular monthly meetings (except August) ever since. Our agendas have concentrated on presentations or case discussions.

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Component Sections: If you would like to have either your website linked to the ASCH web page, or have meetings listed, please email the information to Michael S. White.