Are you a Hypnotherapist wanting to develop your counselling skills?

Then join us for this 6 month long Zoom class starting Sept 3, 2022 !

  • Learn how to do effective client centered work by communicating in a way that keeps the focus on the client, helps you understand the client's world view and guides a client to make connections and get insight into themselves

  • Improve your communication style by learning how to use active listening, paraphrasing, reflecting, affirming, summarizing, disclosure, probing, questions and more

  • Learn how to recognize 19 common defense mechanisms that clients use- and how to work with them!

  • Interactive, hands on training- Class time is spent doing exercises and round robin counseling sessions to practice the skills you are learning

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • A message from Linda

    • Zoom Link and Schedule

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Month 1- Client Centered work and Counseling skills

    • What is Client Centered Work?

    • Empathy and Unconditional Positive Regard

    • Active Listening and SOLER

    • Key active Listening Skills.pdf

    • FYI: Feelings Word List from Oxford University Press

    • BONUS MATERIAL- review of Develop Rapport by Improving Listening Skills from Hypnotherapy Training

    • Feeling Keen? Do this 7 Day Active Listening Challenge


  • 3

    Month 2 - Going Deeper with Clarifying Skills

    • The focus of these skills

    • Clarifying Skills

    • Intuitive Empathy

    • Affirmation

  • 4

    Month 3- Working in the Here and Now

    • Confrontation or Challenge

    • Immediacy

    • Self disclosure

  • 5

    Month 4 Defense Mechanisms and how to work with them

    • Defense Mechanisms

  • 6

    Month 5- Client Skill Set Part 1

    • About this section

    • I messages

    • I Messages cheat sheet

    • Help the client set boundaries.pdf

    • Script: Helping the Client to set Boundaries

    • Helping the Client Apologize

    • Script: Helping the Client to Apologize

  • 7

    Month 6- Client Skill Set Part 2 and wrap up

    • About this section

    • Stress Management

    • Stress Management Self Assessment (to go over with client or give as homework)

    • Self Care Assessment (to do with client or give as homework)

    • Problem Solving

    • Problem Solving Cheat sheet (to do with client or give as homework)

    • Script: Choosing Between Alternatives

    • Giving the Client Homework

  • 8

    Assessment of Course

    • Course feedback and assessment

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Instructor: Linmda Sevilla

Co Founder

Linda Sevilla

Linda Sevilla (previously Campbell) has been a Registered Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist since 1999. She loves helping clients solve their mysteries – – delving into what’s behind their fear or phobia, clearing up the psychosomatic portion of physical discomfort, soothing a mind that is suffering from anxiety, OCD or post traumatic stress disorder, uncovering the real reason a client is hanging onto weight or their cigarettes – – – to name a few. She has helped literally 1000′s of clients turns their lives around and achieve their goals. Also a trained and certified teacher, Linda opened the Horizon Center School of Hypnotherapy in 2004. Since that time, she has been providing quality, hands-on Hypnotherapy Certification training. The Horizon Center has been recognized by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association for Excellence in Hypnotherapy training. Linda was featured over 50 times on the AM radio talk show “Talk It Over” with host Terry Spence to discuss different applications of hypnosis and also did live hypnosis demonstrations on The Zone 91.3 helping cohost of the morning show, Jason Lamb, quit smoking. Linda founded the Canadian Association of Counseling Hypnotherapists and Educators (CACHE), has sat on the board of the Association of Registered Clinical Hypnotherapists (ARCH) and has been a speaker and trainer at several Hypnotherapy conferences.