Hypnosis for Weight Loss: Discover the  Skinny  and Experience the Benefits

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Program Location:

Acute Care Education
7200 NE 41st Street, Suite 206
Vancouver, WA 98662

Program Fee:  $149

Contact Hours: 4.25

Program Description 
Hypnosis for Weight Loss outlines a therapeutic option for managing and optimizing weight control. Learn why hypnotherapy is so powerful for habit change and contributes to maintaining a healthy weight. You will acquire firsthand knowledge to compel you and your patients to seek this modality for greater self-regulation. You’ll experience a series of deep hypnotic relaxation exercises as a means to greater self-awareness and an opportunity for profound relaxation, while discovering new patterns of self-care and weight reduction strategies. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket to lay upon.  
 
Who Should Attend?  Nurse practitioners in direct patient care, registered nurses in all care settings, licensed practical nurses, students and other health sciences professionals. 
 
Desired Learning Outcome:  Learners will experience hypnotherapeutic techniques that lead to personal insights and self-regulation to manage weight control.

At the conclusion of this educational activity, you will be able to: 

  • Recognize the benefits of hypnosis and guided imagery.
  • Explain the value of hypnotic intervention and guided imagery strategies to facilitate change.
  • Understand specific Hypnotherapy and Guided Imagery strategies tailored to weight related concerns.
  • Experience the benefits of hypnotherapy through a practical exercise. 

Program Agenda 
 
11:30 am – 12:00 pm       Registration 
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm       Hypnosis as a phenomenon… What is it? What is Guided Imagery? 
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm         Benefits of Hypnosis and Guided Imagery 
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm           Hypnotic & Guided Imagery Intervention Strategies 
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm           Specific strategies tailored to weight loss 
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm           Break 
2:15 pm – 4:15 pm           Experiential hypnotic exercises 
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm          Q & A, online evaluation 

Lisa F. Geiger, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC, BCH

Lisa GeigerLisa Geiger is Board Certified as both a Family Nurse Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, and is a Graduate of The Academy for Guided Imagery. She understands the clinical complexities of the mind and body, especially as they are related to injury and repair, disease and health. Lisa utilizes hypnotherapy and guided imagery as tools for reclaiming your health and expanding your consciousness. Lisa is determined to provide clients with an opportunity to create solutions while moving into a realm of greater choices, and safely letting go of old habits. Lisa has expertise with many health concerns which include: Optimizing Weight, Cancer Support, Contending with Unexpected Life Transitions resulting from sudden losses, Hypnosis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Overcoming Fears and Phobias, Coping with Loss of the Fertility Window due to Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, and Smoking Cessation. Lisa serves local, regional and national clientele in her private office located in Edmonds, Washington, since 2003.

 


Registration includes:  Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all day coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast and snacks.  Wi-fi is available in the conference center. 

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