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Tales from the Advanced Diploma - Assertiveness and Communication Skills

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Tales from the Advanced Diploma - Assertiveness and Communication Skills

Our Advanced Diploma students are required to keep a journal, throughout the year of the course, which they then draw upon to write their Self-Assessments. Here are some examples of some of their experiences and reflections.  MODULE 1: Assertiveness and Communication Skills This module was for me one of the most important modules, because communication of clear non-ambiguous thoughts and ideas to another individual is vital in order to get responses from others to the “actual” messages that I am articulating. Although I believed that I was an assertive person in my communications, I have discovered that I sometimes come...

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I'm A Qualified Hypnotherapist - So Do You Provide Advanced Training?

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The skills that graduates from our international Diploma Professional Practitioner course have are certainly enough to take them into successful practice but the advanced course enables qualified hypnotherapists to reach a higher level of achievement and successful completion enables graduates to legally term themselves as psychotherapists by UK standards. The Advanced Diploma allows you to extend your skills and versatility. Completing this course means that you will have advanced skills in understanding and client-handling, along with the ability to work without formal hypnosis when necessary – essential when dealing with certain types of personality. You will also have a huge...

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Your Questions Answered

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Your Questions Answered: International Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Psychotherapy & Counselling Skills FAQ   We've been running the diploma for a long time now we've noticed that a lot of the questions that our prospective students ask us are often very similar. So here are the answers to some of those questions that experience has shown us are frequently uppermost in the mind of the prospective student. If you have a question that is not covered here, then please contact us to discuss your query in person. Why become a psychological therapist trained in hypnotherapy and psychotherapy ? Maybe you...

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Creative Problem Solving

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  'What do I want?' seems like a pretty simple question but people often seem to run into a couple of problems when they start to answer it for themselves. The first difficulty is in deciding specifically what it is that they do actually want. This is where the NLP process of defining a well formed goal is so useful. The second difficulty is found in the actual process of creating the results that have been defined in the goal. How to make this part of the process work is a secret of creativity that is known either rationally or...

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Parent Education

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Children aren’t born with ‘Instruction Manuals’ attached! We are able to help with information and resources on effective and mindful parenting, discipline that works, and understanding the stages of development, which is essential to good parenting. We coach parents, as well as teachers, in the skills of “therapeutic” communication. This has a healthy effect on people, both adults and children, making us feel better, encouraging us to talk, helping us to express our feelings, fostering a feeling of worth and self-esteem, reducing threat and fear, facilitating positive growth and constructive change. While a very small number of parents possess these...

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