What if the millions of children and adults who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or past sexual abuse could be rid of the immobilizing anxieties associated with these or other traumas and phobias in only a few weeks or months? An alternative cure, medical hypnoanalysis...
By B. Lou Guckian www.guckianwriter.com
American Counseling Association Counseling Today Magazine
Copyright © August 2010. Reprinted with permission from Counseling Today, the monthly magazine of the American Counseling Association (counseling.org), Volume 54 Number 2.
Founded in 1974, the American Academy of Medical Hypnoanalysts is a non-profit organization offering hypnosis training for professionals. AAMH uses a holistic form of directed brief psychotherapy to promote cognitive shifts for mind, body, and spirit healing. Most Axis 1 conditions respond successfully to hypnoanalysis. Smoking cessation, weight control and performance improvement programs are also offered.
Medical hypnosis, also called hypnoanalysis, is an in-depth training model. It uses a structured process that guides therapists in using hypnosis to effect therapeutic self-discovery, transformation and healing in clients/patients. Under the umbrella of AAMH, hypnoanalysis is used by qualified persons in medicine, psychology, and other scientific fields to decrease human suffering and to promote human welfare.
AAMH also offers a national network of trained therapists available to help professionals incorporate hypnosis into their practice. As a member of AAMH you can access ongoing consultation and support as your hypnoanalysis practice grows. AAMH is a multi-disciplinary organization open to Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Physicians, Licensed Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers and Ministers. AAMH has been the original and exclusive training organization for Medical Hypnoanalysis for over 30 years.
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