BSCAH National

Specialist webinar - Smoking cessation and different approaches to functional disorders

When: 12/08/2021 6-7.30pm


About the training:

Thurs 29th July   6-7.30pm

FREE to BSCAH members

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In this webinar Ann will describe her approach to smoking cessation and then move onto functional disorders, exploring how these symptoms arise and how one can use hypnosis and imagery to resolve them.  She will draw on various cases to illustrate her approach.

Dr Ann Williamson
Ann studied at Bristol University, obtaining her MB ChB in 1972. She was a General Practitioner for thirty-two years at Pennine Medical Centre, Mossley, Lancashire from 1974 and has used hypnosis since the late 1980s to help her patients deal with stress and anxiety and to help them facilitate change in how they live their lives. She is an Accredited member of the British Society of Clinical & Academic Hypnosis (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 BSCAH, 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 on request, as well as seeing private clients for therapy. She has also 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. She is also co-editor of A Handbook of Contemporary Hypnosis published by Wiley in 2011 and has contributed to several other books and journals. She is also a Reiki Master Trainer and has an interest in creativity and exploring one’s emotions through the arts. For more details and information on brief psychological approaches please visit my website



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