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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Unit aim

Examines the fundamentals of clinical hypnosis, including psychological theories, hypnosis techniques and professional conduct, and applies these knowledges and skills to clinical hypnosis cases.

Unit content

  1. Foundations of Clinical Hypnosis
  2. Psychological theories and concepts
  3. Hypnosis techniques
  4. Assessment, planning and application of clinical hypnosis
  5. Analysing and evaluating clinical hypnosis
  6. Counselling and supportive techniques

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 illustrate relationships between clinical hypnosis and psychological theories and concepts
2 demonstrate applicable hypnosis techniques
3 apply clinical reasoning to a clinical hypnosis case
4 display basic counselling skills and supportive techniques in a clinical hypnosis case

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. illustrate relationships between clinical hypnosis and psychological theories and concepts
  2. demonstrate applicable hypnosis techniques
  3. apply clinical reasoning to a clinical hypnosis case
  4. display basic counselling skills and supportive techniques in a clinical hypnosis case