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Master Class in Hypnosis and Behavioural Activation

Event number: 18735
15 CPD hours
Presenter(s): Dr Michael Yapko

This 2-day course will provide you with new information, structured skill-building practice sessions, group hypnosis experiences, and case discussions.  You will also have the opportunity to meet with colleagues who share the passion of working with clinical hypnosis.


Topics addressed include: how rumination relates to anxiety, depression and impaired problem solving; why getting people active in treatment is critical to therapeutic success; using hypnosis for discouraging rumination and encouraging behavioural activation; and more


This 2-day master class is designed for health care professionals who already have hypnosis training and are actively utilizing clinical hypnosis in their practice.


If you do not have previous training we recommend you consider attending our 12 day course, for further information click here


Learning outcomes


On completion of this workshop, participants will learn/be able to:

  • apply behavioral activation strategies to reduce anxiety symptoms
  • apply behavioral activation strategies to reduce depressive symptoms
  • apply behavioral activation strategies to enhance problem solving skills
  • define why getting people active in treatment is critical to therapeutic success
  • knowledge of ways to use hypnosis to encourage behavioral activation

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Important payment information:

  • To secure the attendance of this high profile International Presenter, payment in full is necessarily required by 4pm AEST on 9 October 2017.
  • Prior to 4pm AEST on 9 October, 2017 attendees may cancel and receive a full refund.
  • Part-payments prior to the above date and time can be made via EFT;  please call the APS Member Group Events 03-8662-3378 to discuss.
  • Registrants are advised that strict payment and refund Terms and Conditions apply to this Event. Refunds will not be given (save as provided in the Conditions of Registration) beyond 4pm AEST on 9 October 2017. We encourage you, therefore, to carefully review the Terms and Conditions (as they appear in the Registration Form in detail) before committing to attend this Event.

Additional information

Please click here for further information on this Michael Yapko Event

About the presenter(s)

Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist residing in California. He is internationally recognized for his work in developing strategic, outcome-focused psychotherapies, the advanced clinical applications of hypnosis, and active, short-term non-pharmacological treatments of depression. He routinely teaches to professional audiences all over the world. To date, he has been invited to present his ideas and methods to colleagues in more than 30 countries across six continents, and all over the United States.
Dr. Yapko is the author of 15 books and editor of three others, as well as the author of dozens of book chapters and journal articles. Dr. Yapko is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the International Society of Hypnosis, and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is a recipient of lifetime achievement awards from the American Psychological Association, The International Society of Hypnosis, and The Milton H. Erickson Foundation for his many contributions to the fields of psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis.


Online registration


Assured Ascott Quays
150 Great Eastern Highway
Perth, WA 6104
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 4/5/2018
End date: 5/5/2018
Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm


APS member: $720
APS student member: $650
Non APS member: $990

Please carefully review the Terms and Conditions for this event


APS - Perth Branch
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