Are you a Hypnotherapist wanting to develop your counselling skills?

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

  • 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 address 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

    • How to use this course

    • Zoom Link and Schedule

  • 2

    Month 1- Defining Counseling and Listening Skills

    • What is counseling?

    • Person Centered Counseling

    • Qualities of a counselor

    • Attending

    • SOLER

    • Listening

    • Developing Empathy

  • 3

    Month 2 - Reflecting Skills

    • What is reflecting?

    • Restating/Paraphrasing

    • Affirmation

    • Summarizing

    • Reframing

    • Accenting and Interjections

  • 4

    Month 3- Probing and Action Skills

    • Asking Questions/Probing

    • Interpretation and Making Statements

    • Confrontation and Challenge

    • Information Sharing and Education

  • 5

    Month 4- Disclosure and Immediacy

    • Disclosure

    • Immediacy

  • 6

    Month 5 Defense Mechanisms- and how to work with them

    • Denial

    • Repression

    • Regression

    • Displacement

    • Sublimation

    • Projection

    • Introjection

    • Retrojection

    • Reaction Formation

    • Intellectualization

    • Rationalization

    • Acting Out

    • Over talking

    • Changing Topics

    • Undoing

    • Vagueness

    • Eye Closing

    • Identifying with the aggressor

    • Religiosity

  • 7

    Month 6- Problem Management Skills and wrap up

    • Behavior Change

    • Bridging

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Co Founder

Linda Campbell

Linda 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.