AAPB 2021 Webinar 11: Integrating Hypnosis and Biofeedback for Pain Management and Related Disorders

Integrating Hypnosis and Biofeedback for Pain Management and Related Disorders

 
 
Presented by
Eric Willmarth, PhD and Donald Moss, PhD

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
 

SPECIAL EXTENDED WORKSHOP SESSION:

This session was originally scheduled as a 2020 Annual Conference Workshop. Due to Covid, we are offering this extended, in-depth session to you virtually. This workshop will take place over three days to ensure ease of participation (we are sensitive to Zoom fatigue), to ensure full subject matter coverage and to provide more CE credits than a typical webinar or conference session.

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Member Price: $125
Non-member Price: $189



Cancellations received in writing prior to a week before the webinar will be issued a refund less a $30 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations within the week of the webinar.



Course Description:

In spite of distinctly different histories, Biofeedback and Clinical Hypnosis have long been considered twin pillars in the field of self-regulation.Both are primarily adjunctive techniques which provide patients with skills that promote self-empowerment and enhance self-regulation skills.  This workshop with introduce new opportunities to select when hypnosis or biofeedback might be a preferred modality and when the combination of these two approaches may be the best approach. Relevant research will be reviewed and video and  live demonstrations will be used to provide examples of each approach.  Core elements of clinical hypnosis will be reviewed along with recommendations for developing a fully integrative approach to providing care for those suffering from chronic pain and related disorders.

Learning Objectives:
Professionals who complete this webinar will be able to:

  • Summarize basic hypnosis theory and technique.
  • Observe demonstrations of both biofeedback and hypnosis applied to pain management and related problems.
  • Differentiate when biofeedback or hypnosis might be the preferred approach to treatment.
  • Be able to design client-centered approaches to pain management.

Level: INTERMEDIATE - Content builds upon the learner's foundational knowledge, familiarity with the literature and/or experience in a content area. Programming at this level includes more depth than at a beginning level program. It could also serve as a refresher course for individuals who have background in a content area and are interested in learning more contemporary applications.

Who Should Attend:  Anyone who is curious about the use of clinical hypnosis along with those who address the needs of individuals with chronic pain and related disorders.

CE Credits: 3 credits (1.5 each day)

Psychologists: The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AAPB maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This webinar offers a MAXIMUM of 3.0 CEs.

BCIA Recertification: Hour-for-hour attendance in breakout sessions/workshops may be used to fulfill the continuing education requirements for recertification with certificate of attendance.
 



Presenter Bio: Eric K. Willmarth, PhD, has enjoyed a 40-year career in Psychophysiology and Clinical Psychology, primarily in the field of pain management.  He is the past president and the president-elect of the Society for Psychological Hypnosis (APA Div. 30) as well as the past president of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and the Michigan Society for Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback.  He is a Senior Fellow of BCIA and Co-Chair of the Department of Applied Psychophysiology in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, Saybrook University.      Eric K. Willmarth, Ph.D. has enjoyed a 40-year career in Psychophysiology and Clinical Psychology, primarily in the field of pain management.  He is the past president and the president-elect of the Society for Psychological Hypnosis (APA Div. 30) as well as the past president of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and the Michigan Society for Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback.  He is a Senior Fellow of BCIA and Co-Chair of the Department of Applied Psychophysiology in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, Saybrook University. He has combined clinical psychology, hypnosis and biofeedback for decades to enhance the outcome for patients with chronic pain and related conditions.

 

Presenter Bio: Donald Moss, PhD, BCB, is Dean, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University, Oakland, CA. There he has built training programs in biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, integrative mental health, wellness coaching, and integrative/functional nutrition. Dr. Moss is the Education Chair of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH). He is also the ethics chair and international certification chair for the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance. He has served as president of Division 30 (hypnosis) of the American Psychological Association, SCEH, and the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB).


 

CANCELLATION, REFUND AND COMPLIANCE POLICY

 

Please address questions, concerns, and any complaints to AAPB, via Phone: 800-477-8892, or via Email, info@aapb.org. AAPB is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will make every attempt to accommodate them in compliance with the ADA act.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Those who attend this event in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before a given activity is completed will not receive CE credit.

Grievance Policy: AAPB is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists. They will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Trainings are held in locations accessible to persons with disabilities. Accommodations will be made if requested. While AAPB works to assure fair treatment for all participants and attempts to anticipate problems, there will be occasional issues which will require intervention and/or action on the part of AAPB. This procedural description serves as a guideline for handling such grievances. When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance and expects action on the issue, the following actions will be taken: 1. If the grievance concerns a speaker, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the individual filing the grievance will be asked to put his/her comments in written format. The CE Coordinator will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual. 2. If the grievance concerns a workshop offering, its content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, the CE Coordinator will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action during a workshop or conference, the CE Coordinator or his/her representative will: a. attempt to move the participant to another presentation or; b. provide a credit for a subsequent presentation or; c. provide a partial or full refund of the registration fee. Actions 2b and 2c will require a written note, documenting the grievance, for record keeping purposes. The note need not be signed by the grieved individual. 3. If the grievance concerns the business practices of AAPB, in a specific regard, the CE Coordinator will attempt to arbitrate.  There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

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