Rediscovering Mind Body and Spirit

Storytelling and the Art of Hypnosis

50th Congress of the Australian Society of Hypnosis, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Queensland.

5 TO 8 SEPTEMBER 2024

Stories, Myths, Metaphors, Shamanic Perspectives, Scripts and Hypnosis Strategies.

PROGRAMME

DAY TIME ACTIVITY PRESENTER
 Thursday
5 September
3.00pm to 6.00pm
6.00pm to 7.30pm
Registration
Welcome Reception
(Partner registration available)
ASH President
Gayre Christie
Friday
6 September
9.00am to 10.15am
Keynote Address
Workshop 1
Healing the planet and ourselves: A shamanic perspective on addressing the climate crisis
Dr James Bramson
10.30am to 5.00pm
Workshop 2
Inducing a natural state of awe
Dr James Bramson
Saturday
7 September
1.30am to 3.00pm
Workshop 3
Mass hypnosis and political divisions: Using Hypnosis for unity consciousness
Dr James Bramson
3.30am to 5.00pm
Workshop 4
Metaphors for rapid hypnotic inductions, demonstrations and applications
Dr Michael Golblatt
Sunday
8 September
9.00am to 12.30pm
Workshop 5
Stories and Metaphors – The Oldest Therapy. How to create them, find them and use them
Dr Doris Brett
Morning Tea Daily: 10.15am to 10.30am Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Lunch: 12.30pm to 1.30pm Friday and Saturday.
Afternoon Tea: 3.00pm to 3.30pm Friday and Saturday.
For accomodation please book early if you would like a room at the Congress venue, Rydges Resort. Places in Abbott Street and The Esplanade are closest to the Congress Venue. Please enquire with your selected hotel regarding distances to Rydges Resort when you book.

THURSDAY 5 SEPTEMBER

Registrations and Welcome Reception.

FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER

The keynote will explore:
  • We will look at how to find joy and hope in the midst of not-so-good news
  • You will learn how hypnosis, positive psychology, and shamanism can be combined to heal yourself and the very clients you serve
  • It is important to know how we can play a vital role in helping our clients become resilient and whole and accept ‘what is’, in order to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
  • You will come to understand the importance of laughter as a great equalizer and preventive tool.