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Due to Covid-19 – we’ve had to cancel many planned ‘live’ training dates.

SPECIAL LIVE ONLINE MASTERCLASS 20th June 2020 – This has now completed but due to demand is still currently available on ‘Catch Up’ (for a very limited time) with an added bonus of a video of a full class room training day.

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The Association of Hypno-Oncology Practitioners offers accredited public and private training courses throughout the world.

Below are a list of currently confirmed courses.

Courses can be organised in any location and can be structured and tailored to your requirements. If you are interested in us arranging a course for you, or you would like to assist us in organising a course in your location, please contact us to discuss.

Private tuition and mentoring services are also available.

A doctors testimonial having attended the Hypno-Oncology ‘Hypnotic Interventions for the Cancer Journey’ Masterclass.

More feedback from Previous courses below current course dates.

Full course contents further down page.

Hypno-Oncology – ‘Hypnotic Interventions for the Cancer Journey’ Certification Masterclass*

Confirmed Course Dates

May 16th, 2022 – Orlando, Florida, USA
IMDHA Conference TBC

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July 28th, 2022 – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
HypnoThoughts Live – TBC

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August 15th, 2022 – Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA
National Guild of Hypnotists Conference -TBC

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More dates to be confirmed soon.

Full course contents below feedback from previous courses.

Feedback from previous courses

100% of respondents rated presenter knowledge, information in the workshop and quality of information as Excellent! Pace and style along with demonstrations were also rated as good or excellent by 100% of respondents.

Can I take the opportunity to recommend to anyone that wants to get into hypnotherapy in an oncology setting that I wholeheartedly recommend Garry Coles Hypno-Oncology Masterclass. I beat cancer and did a lot of research during my journey and still came away with a toolbox of new knowledge, skills and ideas.

I spent a day learning about Hypno-Oncology with Garry Coles. I don’t think there is anyone more knowledgeable than Garry and he’s an excellent trainer, so it was a complete success as far as I was concerned. For me the subject is very important as I want to be as knowledgeable as possible before working with cancer patients.

Very competent, a wealth of knowledge and experience, appreciated the facts, no woo-woo! Excellent! Great demonstrations.

Passionate presenter with incredible knowledge, delivered in an easy to understand way.

I’ve learnt so much, I wish I had this information when I had cancer 10 years ago!

New information presented in an engaging way.

Garry is very knowledgeable; his presentation of the information came across as very trustworthy

Course material is excellent

Loved the real case studies.

This has taken away my fear of working with cancer patients

Fantastic day, I am still processing all the great information

Garry’s authority and depth of knowledge is apparent in his confident presentation, material and delivery

Great course, great techniques, and the research was excellent

Thanks Garry, a really informative and useful day. Particularly impressed by your strong ethics and empathy

I learnt more about cancer than I ever have

Excellent, very useful, practical information enjoyed hearing about your experiences with patients.

Great workshop, I’m really glad I took it, you are very knowledgeable.

I enjoyed the case studies as they gave a better understanding of the material

I enjoyed the knowledge of the presenter most.

I liked that the questions were answered, and we weren’t looked down on.

Excellent, very useful, practical information enjoyed hearing about your experiences with patients.

Really enjoyed the demonstrations and the different styles of sessions.

Garry was brilliant!!

Course Outline

Hypno-Oncology – Hypnotic Interventions for the Cancer Journey, Certification Masterclass accredited by The Association of Hypno-Oncology Practitioners.*

This certification masterclass will demonstrate how hypnotherapy is an essential complementary intervention to assist in the patient’s cancer journey. Emotional and psychological support can be beneficial at all stages of the journey.

An introduction to cancer formation, grading and staging, along with the treatments employed with potential side effects. Review of ethical and legal issues involved with working with cancer patients. Overview of the most likely issues to be worked with. Teaching of hypnotic techniques and approaches employed to work with cancer patients successfully. Overview of supplied scripts and approaches augmented with numerous case studies, demonstrations and best practice tips. 

Hypnotherapy can be a useful addition in preparing for pre-surgery as well as assisting with post-surgery healing and pain control.

Other common areas experienced such as insomnia, anticipatory nausea, dysgeusia, dietary issues can often be helped with hypnotherapy.

This certification masterclass will give an overview of cancer and the cancer journey, it is essential to understand the process, journey, terminology and treatment being undertaken to be able to communicate effectively with patients and the medical profession.

Common areas that you can successfully work with will be highlighted, and techniques and approaches discussed.

Current research will be examined. You will be shown how to work with the patient to address and help them control their symptoms, (in conjunction with other treatments given).

On completion of the workshop, you will have the knowledge to be able to:-

Effectively communicate and work with cancer patients, having an understanding of the physical and psychological aspects of cancer.

* Accreditation subject to passing exam and meeting licensing conditions.

Bonus Content

120 pages of notes, 60 pages of Hypno-Oncology scripts, 34 pages of technique descriptions. (In PDF format).

Secret Facebook Group containing video demonstrations of all techniques taught (and demonstrated on the day)

Further bonus video lectures

Further bonus audio lectures, audio of pretalk

Further research articles

Further mentoring and Q&A’s

Further scripts as produced

Course Contents

The masterclass will be as a lecture style format, interspersed with demonstrations of techniques and case history discussions, aided with PowerPoint slides.

Introduction, learning outcomes and current research

Legal situations and ethics

Advantages to using hypnosis with cancer patients

Initial fast interventions – discussion and demonstration

Overview of cancer, formation, development, grading, staging and differentiation

Fast intervention sub modality demonstration

Case history

The most common issues cancer patients require hypnosis for

Sessions and approaches

Communication skills with patients and medical staff

The importance of congruency and beliefs

Case histories

The importance of the pre talk including demonstration

Demonstration of authoritarian parts / ego state hybrid technique

Review of authoritarian parts technique and troubleshooting

Overview of cancer treatments

Potential treatment side effects

Case histories – thinking outside the box

Introduction to pain

Overview of five pain control approaches

Review of pain control scripts

Demonstration of sub modality pain control technique

Inductions, deepeners and contraindications

Review of thirteen supplied cancer journey related scripts

First cancer session – dealing with emotions

Demonstration of shimmering barrier pain reduction technique

Presurgical hypnosis approach and empirical evidence

Palliative care

Introduction to psychoneuroimmunology in relation to cancer, review of the empirical evidence

Best practice tips

Further education and research

Two and three day courses have bonus and more in-depth content and time for student practice.

The only course on working with cancer patients you will ever need. Scripts, techniques and real life case histories backed up by further mentoring via the Facebook Group from the acknowledged experts in the field of Hypno-Oncology and accredited by the Association of Hypno-Oncology Practitioners.

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The Association of Hypno-Oncology Practitioners: Hypnotherapy and Hypnotic Interventions for the Cacner Journey