2020 was a difficult year for all, and yet the Intimate Hypnosis Training Center experienced growth, both in number of students but also in launching a new community activist course, Hypnosis for Community Wellness. At the beginning of 2021, we are updating curricula and preparing for another year of offering online hypnosis courses. We also gave the website a new look!
Hypnosis for Sex Problems has a new instructor, Marcos Carvalos from Brazil, a 2020 graduate of HSP. He will be teaching in both English and Portuguese. We are currently translating Hypnosis for Sex Problems into Portuguese and hope to have that done by the end of the year.
2020 graduates also include psychologist and sex therapist, and Desiree Robinson, MSW, ACS. Both graduates are currently in PhD sex therapy programs.
We had four graduates from our Hypnosis for Community Wellness course in 2020: Kryss Diven (Ann Arbor, MI), Emily Kandagawa (Occupied Hawaiian Kingdom), Nimisha Agarwal (India) and Akshaya Nim (India). We are currently holding supplemental hypnosis practice sessions via Zoom.
The following text is also found on this page on the website. See the top part of the page for more details about the course.
Ten Scholarships in 2020 – Apply by July 15th
This is not the first time I’ve given scholarships to hypnosis students, but this year, 2020, I want to award TEN scholarships to celebrate the launch of the new onlineHypnosis for Community Health Program, which will start August 1st. This means that we’ll have a great cohort of learners for this program. (This course is $1,500 without a scholarship.)
These scholarships are reserved for Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (as a form of reparations); LGBTQIA+ people; people with disabilities; and people who are recent immigrants to the U.S. but who are experiencing discrimination as a result of their ethnicity or religion.
Two of the ten scholarships are reserved for people who suffer from multiple chemical sensitivity (also known as TILT and environmental illness).
Participants will earn a certificate of completion when they finish this 150-hour, 15 week course.
Applicants must have at least one year’s experience in community or professional service and/or activism in issues such as:
Black Lives Matter and similar organizations;
Covid-19 public health/mental health;
sexual and reproductive health;
HIV/AIDS and other STIs;
risk and harm reduction programs;
chemical addictions programs;
community clinics and medics;
doula, midwifery, and lactation;
environmental health and justice;
LGBTQIA+ issues and justice;
social and racial issues and justice;
indigenous issues and justice.
All instruction will be free. In addition to attending the lectures and completing the coursework, you only have to buy one or two books, pay to watch a video series (under $20 or so), have fairly regular access to the internet, and line up a couple of friends or volunteers so you can practice your hypnosis skills in real person.
Apply for the Scholarships by July 15, 2020
If you would like to schedule an online conversation (via Zoom) as the first step to a scholarship, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, please include:
Your name, address, email address, phone number, and time zone. International students are welcome to apply;
A little about your interests and experiences in any or all of the above issues;
Any prior experience or training in hypnosis or another helping profession;