BSCAH National

Specialist Module - Hypnosis in the management of pain

When: 19/11/2022 10am - 4pm
About the training:

Specialist Module – Hypnosis in the management of pain - Training day with Allan Cyna, Jean Rogerson, Sue Peacock, Maureen Tilford and Ann Williamson 
A one day training on zoom with presentations, demonstrations and tutorial small group practice with Allan Cyna, Sue Peacock, Jean Rogerson, Maureen Tilford and Ann Williamson
Cases will be used throughout to demonstrate ways of working with pain
There will be opportunites to practise (in breakout rooms) some of the techniques demonstrated 

These modules are specialist modules designed to enhance and develop a delegate's knowledge and understanding of medical hypnosis. It is assumed that delegates will have already completed the introductory course to hypnosis (Module 1). This knowledge will be required in order to achieve the learning outcomes for these specialist modules. If you wish to do an introduction to hypnosis course please click here. If you have any queries about the course or your eligibility, please contact or

Learning Objectives
By the end of this module students will be able to:

  •          Identify the place of hypnosis in the treatment of acute, procedural and chronic pain
  •          State ways of using hypnotic techniques and imagery to help with these conditions
  •          To know when and how to utilise hypnotic techniques to help patients/ clients with these problems

£125 Join BSCAH to receive a discount:
£100 (BSCAH members)  

Concessions may be available upon application to
Last date of booking Tuesday 15th November 2022

Cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled up to 4 weeks prior to event; 50% refund if cancelled 2-4 weeks before the event, no refund if cancelled after this time. BSCAH may cancel this module two weeks beforehand and give full refunds if not enough people have booked to make it viable (currently set at 6).

Programme: (to be confirmed)

9.45 – 10.00    Introductions

10.00 – 11.00  Presentation 1 Acute & Procedural pain  Allan Cyna

11.00 – 11.30 Discussion and Q & A

11.30 – 12.15  Presentation 2 Acute & Procedural pain  Jean Rogerson

12.15 – 12.30 Q & A

12.30 - 1.30     Lunch                                                       

1.30 - 2.00       Presentation 3  Chronic Pain Ann Williamson

2.00 – 2.30      Presentation 4  Chronic pain Sue Peacock

2.30 – 2.50      Demo: glove anaesthesia

2.50 – 3.30      Short presentations - interactive cases Maureen Tilford / Ann Williamson / Jean Rogerson / Sue Peacock

3.30 – 4.00      Discussion and Q & A

About the trainers: 

Allan Cyna
Dr Allan Cyna is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide. He was the Inaugural Chair of the ‘Communication in Anaesthesia’ Special interest group of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), Course Director of the South Australian Society of Hypnosis training course and Past President of the Australian Society of Hypnosis. Following his PhD on the effects of hypnosis in Childbirth, he has developed a special interest in using hypnotic communication as an adjunct to anaesthesia care and pain management – particularly in paediatric burns and the Obstetric population. Dr Cyna has published widely including as Editor in Chief of the Handbook of Communication in Anaesthesia & Critical Care
Hilary Walker: