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LCCH International provides intending practitioners of hypnosis and hypnotherapy, as well as those with an interest in the subject, with the practical skills and theoretical background knowledge to practise hypnotherapy safely and ethically.
Taught by our highly experienced therapists and lecturers, our aim is to provide quality training in clinical hypnotherapy. We enable our students to deal confidently and effectively with a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms from the so-called straight forward, to the complexities of trauma. Practical skills training is an essential part of all LCCH International hypnotherapy training courses.
“LCCH International was recommended to me and having completed their Practitioner’s course, I now know why! The mix of face-to-face learning, self-study, supervised case studies and tutorials has equipped me with both the knowledge and practical clinical experience I needed to launch straight into practice as a Clinical Hypnotherapist upon graduation. I particularly enjoyed the lively debates within the classroom sessions and with my tutor about different therapeutic approaches and the latest research within the fields of hypnotherapy and psychology.” Debbie Winyard
We pride ourselves on teaching you how to develop effective and practical hypnotherapy skills that are based on sound theoretical foundations. We demonstrate the techniques we teach before guiding you through their practical application. For every technique we teach, you will then practice with each other. We feel it is extremely important for you to not only know how to guide someone through the experience, but also to gain a perspective from your patient’s point of view. Your lecturer or supervisor will always oversee practise sessions as you take the opportunity to enjoy the hypnotic experience.
Our courses are delivered internationally at our centres in Portugal, where they are presented in English and in translated versions. Our centres are pioneers in their respective regions and ensure that the highest quality of training is made available to the increasingly global community of hypnotherapists. Our international centres are pivotal to our collaboration with a wide variety of global medical and non-medical organisations.
Our international centres include: Lisbon and Porto.
Hypnosis is perhaps best described as a naturally occurring state of mind – with the emphasis on the word ‘naturally’. People go willingly into hypnosis and as such become more suggestible to the prospect of change. As a hypnotherapist you will guide your patient into this state as part of the process of empowering them to work with their problems. Hypnotherapy is what is says on the box: therapy carried out when a person is in a state of hypnosis.
Are you interested in finding out what hypnotherapy is all about before deciding to train? If so, then do come along to one of our taster days where you will get to try your hand at hypnosis – yes, you will be taught how to guide someone into trance and to have an experience of enjoying trance yourself – in a safe and fun environment. You will also get to meet some of our team and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about this fascinating subject.
Next date in London is 14th July 2018.
You asked and we listened! We are delighted to present by popular demand our new Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (PDCH). This exciting new learning experience is your comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of clinical hypnotherapy. We have put a lot of thought into the new PDCH course. It is designed to introduce and then deepen your understanding as you journey towards entering into professional practice as a Clinical Hypnotherapist. The course is diverse and you will learn to become a confident, well-rounded therapist as you explore analytical, cognitive, behavioural and goal-directed approaches to hypnotherapy.
This intensive course is open to you if you are a medical doctor, dentist, or a suitably qualified medical professional. If you are a nurse, paramedic, osteopath, chiropractor, clinical psychologist, health psychologist or physiotherapist who has a minimum of a BSc (Hons) or equivalent then you are welcome to apply. Providing you with more than simple adjunctive skills, this course effectively helps you to integrate hypnotherapy skills into your medical practice, or become a hypnotherapy practitioner in your own right.
We frequently present one day Masterclasses on topics of interest to hypnotherapists and other healthcare professionals. We hold these around the UK and abroad and they are open to all who wish to attend. The classes not only allow you to advance your training in clinical hypnotherapy by exploring a particular subject at a very deep level, but they also give you the opportunity to network with LCCH International alumni and therapists who have trained with other organisations.
We created these short courses in response to your feedback. We recognise that once qualified many people seek to expand their skills and knowledge without having to go for examinations. So with that in mind, these non-examinable short courses provide you with an in-depth exploration of more complex symptoms, advanced techniques and approaches.
These short courses have been created to appeal to a wide variety of healthcare professionals and those seeking to add a very specific aspect of hypnosis or a technique that compliments to their current therapeutic toolbox.
New course dates announced for Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in Manchester and London in October.
Running in Manchester and London, we are proud to announce that we will be running Level 1 EFT training in October 2018. Your trainer will be Masha Bennet, an AAMET Master Trainer of Trainers in EFT. Numbers are limited on these courses. To find out more and to book, click here.
Our brand new course for those wanting to start learning about hypnotherapy is now ready for booking. Find out more about the course and check out dates for your centre by clicking here.
This EMDR and Ego State Therapy training course has been developed in response to popular demand. It brings together two powerful therapeutic approaches. To find out more click here.
Integrating CBT, REBT and RECBT into hypnotherapy, this powerful approach allows you to work successfully with patients in the conscious alert state as well as in the hypnotic state. CBH has a robust evidence base that effectively integrates into everyday practice. To find out more click here
This one-day masterclass gives you an in-depth exploration of these common presenting symptoms that some find challenging to treat. This class is being held in London, Leeds and Bristol. For more information click here
We are once again running our popular pain management class. A date has been set for London in July. More dates around the country coming soon. Click here to find out more.
Researchers at the University of Utah Hospital have reaffirmed that hypnotherapy can be used to help reduce pain. In a yearlong study that involved 244 participants experiencing intense pain as a result of disease or surgery they found that a 15-minute session of hypnotherapy or mindfulness immediately decreased pain levels in a way similar to powerful opioid drugs. The lead researcher, Dr Eric Garland stated that the clinically significant level of pain relief is roughly equivalent to the pain relief produced by the opioid drugs.
Lower back pain is the scourge of many peoples lives. Most suffer for prolonged periods with the only perceived help coming from pain medications and the wearing of back supports. For a while now the medical profession has been investigating whether hypnotherapy can help alleviate the unpleasant symptoms. And they seem to be coming up trumps. Studies are showing that people with long-term lower back pain are benefiting with improved sleep and better pain management with hypnosis. A recent study looked at combining hypnotherapy with physiotherapy and discovered that hypnotherapy helped to improve the outcomes seen with physiology in reducing pain, improving movement and reducing psychological distress. More research needs to be carried out, but this combination of two very different disciplines is looking hopeful for those experiencing the trials and tribulations of back pain.
After being with family and friends who have experienced psychological difficulties, I decided to pursue a career as a clinical hypnotherapist. The training I received at LCCH International was comprehensive and thoroughly enjoyable. After the course, I found that I was able to help a significant number of individuals due to the wide range of problems I was trained to treat. The techniques I learned at LCCH International are also greatly beneficial for self-help and personal development.
Currently, I am working privately as a clinical hypnotherapist and life coach. I have worked with a variety of individuals experiencing a range of problems including chronic stress, weight control, low self-esteem, social anxiety and depression. I am also greatly interested in the mind-body connection and positive psychology. I will continue to develop my knowledge and skills as a therapist by participating in more courses and workshops with LCCH International.
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Telephone: 07521 244 632