Hypnotherapy Events at the Institute: Workshops, Seminars and Certification Training

Our Hypnotherapy events schedule includes FREE events, transformational workshops, Certification training and more. The Institute also offers complimentary consultations with Director Rainya Dann by phone or in-person in the inspiring setting of the Institute. All inquiries are welcome! For more information call 831-425-7837 email the Institute.

Self Hypnosis
A day devoted to Deep Relaxation and Aligning with Your Inner Wisdom

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Saturday, June, 23, 2018
Saturday, July, 21, 2018

1:00 pm-5:30 pm
Investment: $47.

The ancient Alchemists called the self-relating rightly to the Self, conjunction, or sacred marriage. Strengthen the magical partnership of your conscious and unconscious mind. Receive tools for navigating with greater ease through these tumultuous times! Open the portal to allowing your soul/Higher Self to guide you. Experience Spiritual Fun!

Benefits to You:
* Self-Hypnosis techniques you can use for the rest of your life!
* Access the wisdom of your higher guidance.
* Deepen your capacity for self-love, release worry, and lift the veils to receiving.
* Learn a simple yet effective way to change habits.
Relaxxxxx deeply

Self Hypnosis

Breath Workshop ~ A doorway to the Divine
Breath Workshop Event
1:00 pm-5:30pm
Investment: $47.

The Career of Hypnotherapy and Skills for Other Professionals.
Why investigate the career of Hypnotherapy, or official Hypnotherapy Certification?

Enter the career of Hypnotherapy or add this powerful technology to your professional or personal skill set. Learning Hypnosis is great for professionals as well as everyone else who wants basic and advanced training in Hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Voice Dialogue and other proven tools for transformation. Seeking Hypnosis Certification will reward you with countless tools that make a positive difference in the quality of people's lives.

If you are already working with people in another healing-based or motivational profession such as a nurse, business professional, or coach you will quickly recognize the value of adding Hypnotherapy to your professional skill set. Many people also take the Hypnosis Training solely to accelerate their own personal growth and transformation. It is a magnificent gift to give yourself (and others around you) offering the opportunity to be free of unconscious programming and to rest deeply in the essence of a joyful life.

The school is a continuing education provider and can give credits to
Marriage and Family Therapists and social workers.CEU Notice

Certified Professional Hypnosis Practitioner Training
with Rainya Dann

California Sessions and On-Line Training to be scheduled. Four days of training. If you are planning on participating in the Hawaii Training, Introduction to Hypnosis is a prerequisite course. Ask how you can fulfill this requirement.

Introduction to Hypnosis and NLP
Online or in Santa Cruz, CA.
Investment $640.

Course includes: History of Hypnosis, misconceptions about Hypnosis, functions of Hypnotherapy, suggestibility testing, different levels of trance, use of the voice, inducing and deepening trance, the inner sanctuary, stress reduction strategies, accessing subconscious wisdom, 7 rules of creating dynamic suggestions, personal script writing, posthypnotic suggestion, Erickson metaphor, self-hypnosis.

Fundamentals of NLP
Course includes: NLP presuppositions, rapport building skills for clients, techniques in calibration, representational systems and anchoring. Protocol for client interview for reaching achievable goals. Powerful NLP patterns to change unwanted habits, reduce stress and build motivation towards success.

Upon completion of this Training, students will be able to successfully take an individual into hypnosis and give post-hypnotic suggestions to support their goals. Students will be given over 30 hypnotic inductions for self-hypnosis, group inductions, as well as developing competency in accessing inner resources for personal and professional transformation.  You will also learn deep relaxation processes to reset your nervous system, enabling you to deal with stress in a much healthier way.

Required before taking the course:
Reading Self-Hypnosis: A Journey for Transformation by Rainya Dann
One complimentary 30-minute interview with Rainya Dann

Professional Hypnosis Practitioner Training
October 15-29, 2018
Investment $1,760.

This 2-week Training is balanced with teaching, practice sessions, relaxation and enjoying nature as a way of integrating the teachings. Upon completion of all coursework, you will be a Certified Professional Hypnosis Practitioner.

Healing the Wounds of the Past
Course includes:Identify core issues, clear up unfinished business through age regression, emotional release processes, embrace the child within, the Alchemical approach to dealing with resistance to feeling emotions. Transform traumatic memories into positive resources of safety, empowerment, and wisdom. Skills to create a relationship with the inner child.

NLP Technology
Course includes:Milton Erickson Model of language patterns, verbal reframing, Internal conflict resolution, anchor integration, change history, clear phobias and apply NLP processes to health issues. Neuro-linguistic programming methods that integrate into hypnosis sessions.

Healing The Body/Mind
Course includes:
The psychological component to disease , hypnosis to assist in releasing limiting beliefs, pain control techniques for acute and chronic pain. Use metaphoric hypnosis to create a better state of health and greater success in healing.

Past Life Regression
Course includes:
Hypnosis to access past lives to understand confusing relationships, unwanted patterns, and to discover hidden resources. Explore past life personalities to achieve greater personal empowerment, creativity, and healing abilities. Learn 5 past life theories and definitions of karma.

Specific Protocols and Overview
Course includes:
12 processes to support weight loss reduction, smoking cessation, visualizations to support cancer clients, relief from insomnia, headaches, back pain, pre-operative and post-operative hypnosis protocol. Discussion of what process to use for client’s specific needs and client intake forms.

Graduation ceremony as well as learning how to set up a therapeutic ritual to mark a
change in clients life.

Upon completion of this Training, individuals and professionals will be rewarded with a deep and profound sense of self. You will be given the tools required for observing negative programming, outdated belief systems, and debilitating fears so you can move more naturally in the present moment. You will also learn how to guide others to heal trauma and assist them in gaining a sense of personal safety and empowerment.

The program comes with MP3’s of key lectures and live demonstrations.

Required reading before taking the course:
         Your Hypnosis Career: A  Guide to Fulfilling Your Life Purpose by Rainya Dann
         Alchemical Hypnotherapy by David Quigley

One 2 hour-Hypnosis Session with Rainya Dann  $200. To explore your goals and how
we can support you.

Certification Requirements:      

     a) Each Program requires a $150.00 non-refundable deposit to hold your place.
     b) Attend 80% of the course sessions.
     c) Perform 10 Practice Sessions (given outside of class time) and document them.
     d) Three required reading books. A written summary of the key points to be submitted.
     e) Ten Personal Practices to be documented and turned in before Certification is granted.

Download the Application Form

Suggested Reading

  • Hypnosis for Change by Josie Hadley and Carol Staudacher
  • Finding Clarity by Jeru Kabbal
  • The Heart of the Mind by Connirae and Steve Andreas

Often students choose to take the Training solely for personal growth. In that case, you are not required to turn in the assignments. Your personal needs for healing will be respected. If notice of withdrawal is made before the first day of class, the refund is 100 percent-less the non-refundable portion of $150.

Certified Hypnotherapist
Investment $960

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, February 22, 23, 24, 2019.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, March 1, 2, 3, 2019

After you return from the Training, you will be given the opportunity to meet in Santa Cruz for more support to become a Certified Hypnotherapist. This Training will be two 3-day Sessions.

Parts Work and Voice Dialogue Facilitation
Course includes: Techniques to integrate the many facets or inner selves of the psyche. Transform the unconscious struggle of opposites, disengage from old automatic, reactive patterns and become more fully alive in the present. Discover the gifts of each self and energetic linkage. Create greater choice, consciousness, and flexibility in clients' life.

Setting Up a Professional Practice
Course includes: Advertising, marketing opportunities, office management, ethical and legal aspects of business, conditions that warrant referral, transference and counter-transference issues.

Upon completion you will have in-depth knowledge of when to use the techniques acquired through this Training. With practice and supervised attention, you will gain confidence to work with clients in your niche market. You will also learn how to work with clients over multiple sessions by offering them a progressive path towards greater levels of clarity and achievement.

Required reading before the Training begins:
Embracing Our Selves, the Voice Dialogue Manual by Hal and Sidra Stone
Suggested Reading:
        Guide to Trance-formation by Richard Bandler
        Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors Edited by D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D
        The Art of Attracting Clients by Jesse Koren and Sharla Jacobs

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"I am so glad my wife (of 17 years) encouraged me to take this training with her. It has transformed our marriage and we now have the tools to communicate and share from a place of vulnerability and strength."
~ S.D. Carmel Valley, Ca
"Healing does not come from increasing the amount of light in our lives, but from reaching into the shadow and drawing up unrecognized elements of ourselves into the light where they can be healed."
~Lao Tzu