Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington WA5 1QG
Ann was a General Practitioner for thirty two years and has used hypnosis for nearly thirty years to help patients deal with stress and anxiety and to help facilitate change in how they live their lives. She is an accredited member of BSCAH, a certified NLP Master Practitioner and has had training in brief solution oriented therapy and other approaches. She has been involved for many years with teaching health professionals how to use hypnotic techniques both for themselves and within their own field of clinical expertise. She runs stress management, personal development and brief psychological interventions workshops, as well as seeing private clients for therapy. Ann has lectured at Manchester, Chester and Salford Universities as well as in Canada and Europe. She has written three books: on stress management, smoking cessation and on brief psychological interventions in clinical practice and is also co-editor of A Handbook of Contemporary Hypnosis published by Wiley in 2012 in addition to contributions to other books and journals.
The provision of care for stress, anxiety, pain and medically unexplained symptoms is becoming one of the major tasks facing healthcare teams. Increasing numbers of patients require emotional and psychological support in primary care settings. This practical guide to using brief psychological interventions within a short consultation draws together techniques from a number of approaches including CBT, Solution Focus, Brief Therapy, NLP and hypnosis.
4 hours verifiable CPD
Learning outcomes: to enable participants to use of a variety of rapid interventions to help patients with a range of health concerns within the time restraints of modern practice.
Course fee £ 10 BSCAH members £50 non-members
(includes refreshments and sandwich lunch)