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March/April 2018
for Members, Students & Supporters of
Hypnosis New Zealand

NZ's Largest Hypnotherapy Group & Leading Hypnotherapy Trainer ... for
Practical, Focused & Supported, Professional Hypnotherapy Training!


New & Upgraded Memberships
Congratulations to all of the following members.

Chris Steadman
has completed the appropriate HNZ study, examination & practicing requirements and has been awarded the HNZ Diploma in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy - and upgraded to Senior Professional Member of HNZ.

Marea Goodin-McKay has met all the criteria and has been upgraded from Associate Member of HNZ to HNZ Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist.

In this edition:
Peer Support Meeting at Marty's Hut - from Marty Kellett
2018 Certificate in Hypnotherapy Course -
with HNZ Principal: Grant Boddington
2018 Diploma in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy Course - with HNZ Principal: Grant Boddington
Everyday Resilience - from Marea Goodin-McKay

Client Support Recordings - From Cassette Tape to MP3
- by Grant Boddington

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance for Hypnotherapists
- from Murray Carter

Peer Support Meeting at Marty's Hut
from Marty Kellett

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  Hear Ye! 
"Marty's Hut" in Glen Eden, West Auckland shall provide a venue for any and all Hypnosis New Zealand folk interested in attending a Winter Peer Support Meeting starting at:
1.00pm on Saturday, 28 July.

Directions - The simplest and most direct route is to take the West Coast Road, pass through the township of Glen Eden, continue on for a couple of minutes until you turn hard left at the next set of Traffic Lights - they being the West Coast Road/Rosier Road Intersection Lights.

There is ample parking along the Rosier Road frontage at Marty's Hut, and both the Parking and Admission Is Free! - but it would be nice if each attendee brought a plate (with something substantial and edible on it). Spiritous liquors, wines, lemonade and coffee & tea shall be provided by 'Mine Host' at the completion of the session.

Check it out on our Facebook Events Page - or Contact Marty on 09 8136208 if interested.

2018 Certificate in Hypnotherapy Training CourseHome Study                                              Hypnotherapy Course
with Grant Boddington
Become a
Hypnosis New Zealand
Certified Hypnotherapist 

Study at home ........ 
in your own time ....
in just a few weeks!

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Professional Hypnotherapists can earn $100 - $200 per session!
So, seeing just 2 clients per week, equates to $10,000 - $20,000 per year!
How many clients could you expect to see per week?
Plus, while you learn, you have up to 12 Months Personal Support from:
HNZ Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist: Grant Boddington.
The very best of personal support while you learn!

Call Grant on  
06 345 2000 or 021 447 481
8:00am - 8:00pm - 7 days 
and he'll offer you a generous discount of 
up to $100.00 on the new, 2018 course!

Grant Boddington
You could start training as a Hypnotherapist ... Today ...
and soon be applying your new skills with friends, family & paying clients!

Your Qualification will be                                      the Hypnosis New Zealand                                      Certificate in Hypnotherapy

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2018 Diploma in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy Course
with Grant Boddington
Great News!
Grant will be presenting one more Diploma in Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy course - and it will be in November this year!  So for those of you who missed out last year, this could be your final chance to study advanced clinical techniques over 5 days with Grant.
Date: November 12th - 16th
Check out the website for more information
And remember that the 2017 HNZ Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy course was sold out months ahead!

Everyday Resilience

from Marea Goodin-McKay

The word “Resilience” kept popping up for me - during my supervision session, talking with a hypnotherapy colleague through to talking with many friends in the “corporate” space and a family member and friend in The Police.

Resilience was and still is trending in the HR departments of NZ workplaces and this, along with mental health issue recognition, is also being visited as a health and safety requirement with some Corporates/Companies having it in their “tick box” goals, missions statements and even as a basic requirement to meet ACC and or health and safety requirements within their specific industries to be regarded as a good employer.  GOOD NEWS!!

Working in this space by way of workshops has been quickly taken up by many advisors.  For me, I find the fit with hypnotherapy and NLP a natural one, however when working with many employers I find they shy away from the terms surrounding the other trending word “Mindfulness” and want good, basic and easy to understand “everyday resilience” tips and tools for their employees and management staff to take away and easily use.

I noted and individual working as a resilience advisor had switched up the term from Mindfulness or hypnosis to “Mind Engineering” but using the same basic tools we all do with our hypnotherapy and NLP knowledge.

Personally I like the term “Mental Immunity” and discovered this was coined, from what I can see, by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.  To quote from my reading of The Book of Joy, Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, his plain English definition which I use with my clients is “Mental Immunity is just learning to avoid the destructive emotions and to develop the positive ones”.  He goes on to say “…just as a healthy immune system and healthy constitution protects your body against potentially hazardous viruses and bacteria, mental immunity creates a healthy disposition of the mind so that it will be less susceptible . . . .”  People in a busy workplace and living a busy life not only can understand this, but want it.

So when you have an opportunity to work with an individual or group, I say remind them that just as they take time to go to the gym, or get a flu shot each winter, so too should they consider their mental immunity and find time to boost it in some way to ensure they have good overall resilience.

Give them your business card and encourage them to make regular times with you
Visit Marea Goodin-McKay's website

Client Support Recordings - From Cassette Tape to MP3
By Grant Boddington
When I first started in Hypnotherapy, audio cassette tapes were the current state of the art in support recordings for clients. I would record my scripts directly onto a cassette recorder to create a "master" track.  Then I'd dub off copies one at a time, in real time - which meant that a 20 minute recording took 20 minutes to copy!  Every copy cycle reduced the quality of the audio on the master, until I had to start again with a fresh recording. Oh how times have changed!

Then Compact Discs (CDs) become the new benchmark.  Things got a whole lot different!  I recorded onto my computer using software that I could use to edit the raw audio - changing tones, speeds and even copying sections from one recording into another. That saved a lot of time with the standard induction, deepener and awakening segments.  When I created a new recording, I could just record the intervention segment and add the pre-recorded standard induction, deepener and awakenings to it.  So flexible!  I created CDs by the thousands - most shipped off to clients overseas. And because I was one of the 1st Hypnotherapists in the world to offer CD recordings, it was very lucrative in the early days of the internet.

While today, I do still offer CDs for some clients, most of my support recordings now are supplied as MP3 files.  MP3s are a compressed (smaller size) audio file; usually converted from the larger (and slightly better sound quality)  WAV files that I'd used on CDs. 

TapeCDMP3I offer my clients four free options for delivery of the MP3 audio recordings:
(i) They can download the MP3 file from my online storage facility.
(ii) I can email the MP3 file to them as an attachment.
(iii) I can "bluetooth" transfer the MP3 file from my smartphone to theirs.
(iv) I can provide them with a free mini MP3 Player with the chosen MP3 recording on a Micro SD Card.

The latter has become the favorite of most of my clients - as it looks way more expensive that it actually is!  Plus, for my part, it takes only a few seconds to save an MP3 onto an SD Card!  I source the MP3 Players, Earphones, Charging Cables and Micro SD Cards from overseas (usually Ebay) and put them all together into a package with full printed instructions.  It looks very professional and is a great free add-on for my clients.

I usually keep several MP3 Player packs in my clinic, along with a big selection of SD Cards with my various standard support recordings already on them.  So all I do is simply pop the appropriate recording (which is already on a Micro SD Card) into each client's pack.  As a 5th option, sometimes when a client prefers to listen to a recording on their phone, I can just simply provide them the appropriate MP3 on a Micro SD Card to insert directly to their phone.

So from the analogue cassette tapes of last century, which took 20 minutes to duplicate, today it takes about 4 seconds to send a digital MP3 file from my computer to a waiting Micro SD Card - which is about the size of a small fingernail!  What's next?

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance for Hypnotherapists
For those of you who are seeking professional insurance, Murray Carter from Christchurch has done some research and come up with what seems to be a good option.  Apparently, Bizcover (who used to offer Professional Indemnity Insurance) no longer cover this, but he found that AON Insurance provided the cover that he required.

So if you're in the market for cover, contact them and ask about their "Health Professionals Insurance Plan".  According to their application form, the cost for Clinical Hypnotherapists is $419.75 plus GST. 

So if you're looking for this type of cover, contact
AON Insurance for an application form.

HNZ Training for Beginner or Intermediate Hypnotherapists
Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
March 12th - 16th 2018
Sorry, this course is full. Contact Grant to be on the standby list.
This is the course that has started most of our top HNZ members in their professional Hypnotherapy careers. It is focused, interactive and supportive.  The syllabus is comprehensive and practical, teaching effective foundation skills for new Hypnotherapists. 
Look at this impressive list of course topics:
  • Styles of Hypnotherapy
  • Self Hypnosis
  • Rapport Building
  • Suggestibility Testing
  • Effective Interviewing
  • Script Writing
  • Sample Scripts
  • Ego Strengthening
  • Breathing & Relaxation
  • Trance Inductions
  • Info/Consent Forms
  • Trance Deepeners
  • Trance Termination
  • Potential Problems
  • Sequences of a Session
  • Clinic Setup
  • Ethics and Safety
  • Advertising & Promotions
  • Children's Techniques
  • Phobia Techniques
  • Sleep Techniques
  • Personality Types
  • Rapid Inductions
  • Rules of the Mind
  • Laws of Suggestion
  • Making your own Recordings
  • Authoritarian Styles
  • Permissive Styles
  • PLUS ... Much Much more!
Diploma                                              in Clinical Hypnotherapy
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Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

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