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Susan Dowell, LCSW

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Announcement: Susan H. Dowell will be presenting a workshop, "Footprintings: Ego State Therapy in Three Dimensions".

ASCH Certified Training in Clinical Hypnosis

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 Susan Dowell, LCSW
Susan H Dowell, LCSW, BCD - is serving as the VP of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) and has been twice elected to the Executive Committee of the ASCH. She has served for several years as member of ASCH Education Committee and is an Approved Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She is former co-chair of the Hypnosis Practice Committee, NYSCSW. Susan is in private practice in New York City and Westchester, she has been teaching hypnosis for over 35 years both nationally and internationally and is planning an exiting new training program that will be announced shortly.

New York City Office:
275 West 96 Street #6R 
New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212.864.4171

Westchester Office:
271 North Avenue Suite #912
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: 914.738.9360


NEW! Accredited classes will be available in 2018

Hypnotics Strategies for Non-Hypnosis Therapists
TBA: Please check back for more details.

Introductory Course in Hypnosis (20 hours)

This course is required for Certification by ASCH.  The focus will be on the theory of hypnosis and on hypnotic phenomena. Students can look forward to learning and practicing   basic hypnotic techniques, and they will develop an understanding of basic hypnotic strategies including direct suggestion and utilization of Permissive and Ericksonian approaches. Our format will be lecture, practice and discussion. (ASCH approved - 20 credits)

Coming in 2018!
3 day Course (8:45 AM–5:15 PM each day)

Tuition $600
Instructors: Susan Dowell, LCSW      

Dates: Dates to be announced.

Topics include:
History and Theories of hypnosis 
Hypnotic Phenomena and Strategies for Their Therapeutic Usefulness
Treatment Preparation
Hypnotic Language, the Power of Words and the Use of Metaphor
Induction & Deepening Techniques
Theory and Formulation of Hypnotic Suggestion
Fundamentals of the Utilization Principle;  
Techniques for Hypnotic Exploration:
An Introduction to Hypnoprojectives and Ideomotor Signaling
Ego Strengthening : Theory and Techniques.:
Self Hypnosis: Strategies and Utilization

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Intermediate Course in Hypnosis (20 hours)
Coming in 2018!
Accredited classes will be available.
This course is required for certification by the American Society Of Clinical Hypnosis. Students can look forward to learning advanced clinical applications of hypnosis   Topics will include Advanced Exploration Techniques, Hypnotic Approaches to Understanding and Working with Depression, Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Disorders,   Indirect Suggestion,  Models of Ego State Theory and Ego Strengthening,  Treatment applications for working with  Habit Control. The format will be lecture, discussion, demonstration and practice. (ASCH approved - 20 credits)

3 day Course (8:45 AM–5:15 PM each day)
Tuition $600
Instructors: Susan Dowell, LCSW

Dates: Dates to be announced. 

Topics Include:
Advanced hypnotic inductions
Hypnotic language, metaphors and indirect suggestion
Age regression and progression
Imaginal rehearsal
Ego State Therapy
Advanced strategies for hypnotic exploration
Hypnotic approaches for treating:
  o Anxiety, phobia, and panic disorders
  o Depression
  o Habit control
  o Introduction to treating PTSD

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Footprintings Courses
Footprintings is a three-dimensional, Hypnoprojective and exploratory technique, providing participants with tools to literally map internal experience in time and space.
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