New Orleans Society of Clinical Hypnosis

 A component member of the 

 American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

    (Formerly "La Societe du Mesmérisme de la Nouvelle Orleans")

announces  the





Please join us on 

October 14, 2023 


David R Patterson, PhD, ABPP


Hypnosis for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain

Touro Infirmary President's Room

1401 Foucher St.

New Orleans Louisiana 70115

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lunch will be served on site and is included in registration fees

This one-day workshop is focused on teaching hypnosis through didactics, demonstration, and experiential work to clinicians interested in using hypnosis for the management of acute and chronic pain as well as suffering in general.  Attendees will learn to distinguish acute from chronic pain and to provide rapid interventions for acute pain as well as use of a biopsychosocial model in assessment and treatment of chronic pain.

Models of hypnosis demonstrated will include the use of mindfulness and meditation to address suffering.  

This training will be grounded in the latest research on hypnosis and human consciousness.  Human diversity will be emphasized.  

David R. Patterson, PhD, ABPP, is professor emeritus of psychology in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  He practiced rehabilitation psychology and pain medicine at university hospitals for 38 years and was head of psychology for roughly half of that time.  He developed and oversaw training programs in the area for 35 years.  He was funded by NIH for hypnosis and pain research for 30 years.  He has published 150 peer reviewed papers and is working on the second edition of his book Clinical Hypnosis for Pain Control (American Psychological Association).

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Membership and attendance limited to persons qualified for ASCH membership. 

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Membership Application

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 American Society of Clinical Hypnosis