• YEAR 1 : DIPLOMA CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY (Neurohypnoanalysis) - DCH[N]

 

Hypnoanalysis

  • What is hypnosis?

  • History of hypnotherapy 

  • Suggestibility tests

  • ldeo-motor/ideo-sensory signalling and phenomena. 

  • Chevreul's pendulum

  • Classic hypnotic phenomenon

  • Theories of 'trance' and altered states of consciousness (ASC) 

  • The four-stage model of trance management

  • Basic hypnotic inductions and terminations

  • Self-hypnosis skills

  • The therapeutic relationship 

  • Indirect versus direct trance inductions

  • Hypno-analysis theory and techniques: introduction to psychoanalytic theory, catalepsy, hysteria and conversion reactions, symptom substitution, transference and projection in hypnotherapy, the work of Charcot and Breuer, automatic writing, hypno-pictography, age- regression, abreaction and catharsis, somnambulism, dream re-entry, associative matrix and sieve methods, hypno-synthesis, Freud's pressing technique, Hypnosis and 'free association' Trauma theory, Psychodynarnic theory: Freud, Jung and Adler. Jungian hypnotherapy (James Hall) Word-association tests and protocols. Jung's theory of complexes and the mind-body link Active imagination, Autogenic, Time-line therapy. Hypnogogic and sleep-wakefulness states Trance states and 'out of body experiences' (OBE's)

  • Hypnosis and the occult/paranormal (Jung).

  • Introduction to 'sub-personality' work. 

  • Inner-dialogue techniques 

  • Introduction to psycho-somatic medicine

  • Abreactions and contra-indications 

  • Introduction to psychopathology 

  • Psychiatric classifications & treatments

  • Hypnosis and psychiatry

  • Dissociative disorders

  • Contraindications for hypnosis and medication Hypnosis for stress conditions

  • Lewis Wolberg’s model of Hypnoanalysis

  • Dave Elman’s model of Hypnotherapy Guided imagery

  • Hypnosis and relaxation protocols

  • Hypnosis for habit disorders (anti-smoking, weight-loss) 

  • Introduction to sports hypnosis (to increase performance) 

  • Understanding stage-hypnosis

  • Hypnosis & healing (eastern methods, 'Mesmerism' and traditional western methods) 

  • Hypnosis and traditional cultures

  • Hypnotherapy skills with counselling 

  • Group hypnosis

  • Human surface anatomy

  • Essentials of physiology and physiological regulation

  • Surface anatomy and medical conditions (including symptom profiles) 

  • Differential diagnosis between surface anatomy symptoms and psycho-genic Substitution (somatiform/hysteria)

  • Generating and removing surface anatomy symptoms using hypnosis

  • Medical referrals

  • Hyperventilation, trance states and suggestion (introduction to somatization through respiratory dysfunction)

  • Hypnosis with irritable bowel and GI tract spasm disorders 

  • Hypnosis and neuro-endocrine conditions

  • Hypnosis and neurological conditions

  • Skeletal-muscular conditions and hypnotherapy Asthma and hypnotherapy

  • Hypnosis in trauma and post-operative healing 

  • Hypnosis and trichology (hair disorders) 

  • Hypnosis for eczema and psoriasis

  • Hypnosis for speech disorders 

  • Hypnosis in cancer therapy Forensic hypnotherapy

Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH)

  • Behavioural therapy learning theory: Pavlov, Watson, Skinner

  • Behaviour therapy techniques with hypnosis: behaviour modification conditioning and counter-conditioning , systematic desensitization, flooding, exposure therapy, imaginal rehearsal, modelling, instinctual prepared-learning guided imagery Cognitive therapy theory: Beck and Ellis, cognitive structures and schemas

  • Cognitive therapy techniques with hypnosis: cognitive re-structuring and re-framing, the therapeutic alliance, goal orientated therapy

  • Working with resistance and relapse in behavioural and cognitive therapy 

  • Cognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy (CBH)

  • CBH with anxiety states

  • CBH with depressive disorders

  • CBH with habit disorders

  • CBH with phobias

  • CBH with obsessive-compulsive disorder

Biopsychosocial Medicine (George Engel)

  • Engel’s biopsychosocial medical model.

  • Clinical assessment protocols in scientific holistic-medicine Hypnosis as a 'systems' approach to therapy

  • Integrative practice (hypnosis with scientific-holistic medicine) 

  • Psychopathology and scientific-holistic medicine

Dialectical Syncretism

  • Translating between professional languages. 

  • Developing and updating your core model of practice.

Ericksonian Hypnotherapy

  • Advanced observational skills

  • Indirect versus direct styles of induction 

  • Permissive and non-authoritarian hypnotherapy

  • Covert inductions

  • Therapeutic 'agents' 

  • Utilising metaphor 

  • Language patterning 

  • Confusion techniques 

  • Therapeutic double-binds 

  • Utilizing Resistance

 Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)

  • Pacing and leading rapport model 

  • Sensory predicates

  • Utilizing sensory modalities in hypnosis

  • Transformational grammar (Chomsky) applied to hypnosis NLP Language patterning

  • Deletion, distortion and confusion

  • Anchoring and elicitation

  • 'Swish' techniques

  • NLP modelling techniques 

  • NLP reframing techniques

  • NLP 'parts' therapy (sub-personality and inner modelling)

  • NLP techniques as an alternative to cognitive-behavioural therapy

Jay Haley's Strategic Therapy

  • Milton Erickson and Jay Haley 

  • Encouraging resistance 

  • Providing a worse alternative

  • Causing change by communicating in metaphor 

  • Encouraging a relapse 

  • Encouraging a response by frustrating it

  • The use of space and position 

  • Emphasizing the positive 

  • Seeding ideas

  • Amplifying a deviation

  • Amnesia and the control of information

  • Awakening and disengagement 

  • A voiding self-exploration

  • The family life-cycle

  • Adolescent transition and young adulthood 

  • Character revision Marriage and relationships

  • Childbirth Family dilemmas

  • Weaning parents from children 

  • Ageing

Rossi's Model of Hypnosis and Clinical Psychophysiology

  • Practical skills and experiential training in psychobiological hypnosis 

  • Ultradian and Circadian Rhythms in hypnotherapy

  • State Dependent Memory, Learning & Behaviour (SDMLB) 

  • The concept of 'information transduction'

  • Relating Rossi's work to scientific systems-based (holistic) medicine

  • Mind-modulation of the endocrine system (psycho-neuro-endocrinology) 

  • Mind-modulation of the immune system (psycho-neuro-immunology)

  • The neuro-peptide system

  • ldeo-motor signalling, calibration and confirmation in psychobiological hypnotherapy 

  • Organ (visceral) 'behaviour'.

  • Transductions across Jung's 'psychoid' boundary 

  • The placebo response.

  • Rossi's psycho-biology of gene expression in hypnosis

  • Rossi's systems model (complex adaptive system of gene expression)

  • Relating Rossi's work to General Systems Theory and the New Paradigm Medicine

  • Rossi's ideo-dynamic healing, hypnosis, and Carl Jung's theory of complexes 

  • Hypnosis, dreams and healing

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder and hypnosis (SDMLB)

The Charing-Cross Hospital Model of Humanistic Medicine

  • Cardiac conditions in hypnotherapy – medical referrals, - presentation and differential diagnosis.

  • Silent cardiac ischemia and emotional release (death by abreaction)

  •  Hypertension and hypnotherapy

  • Chronic fatigue and effort-syndrome

  • Hypnosis and hyperventilation syndrome

  • The Human Function Curve and SABRES prevention and Rehabilitation protocols

  • Systems based medicine – scientific medical-holism

Clinical Respiratory Psychophysiology

  • Introducing the pH regulation of the body

  • State-changes in the mind-body through pH dis-regulation

  • pH as a 'state-encoder' in state-dependent, memory learning and behaviour 

  • Use of the clinical capnograph (mass spectrometer) with hypnotherapy

  • Investigating and measuring Freudian defence mechanisms (repression) using real-time measurements of carbon-dioxide regulation.

  • Use of clinical capnography in differential diagnosis pH dis-regulation and acute psychotic symptoms

  • pH regulation and the removal of physical symptoms

  • Hyperventilation, trance states and suggestion (introduction to somatization through respiratory dysfunction).

  • Integrative practice of hypnosis with clinical psychophysiology

  • The role of respiratory psychophysiology in psycho-somatic medicine

  • Hyperventilation, trance states and suggestion (introduction to somatization through respiratory dysfunction)

  • Respiratory psychophysiology and cardiac healthcare

  • Respiratory psychophysiology and Rossi's psychobiological hypnosis 

  • ISARP: The International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology

The Evolutionary Psyche and Hypnosis

  • (Psycho-Anthropology) How the ancient human mind affects physical, psychological and social health today.

Practice Management & Professional Issues

  • UK National Occupational Standards for Hypnotherapy External professional registers

  • Professional Standards Authority Accredited Registers. Professional ethics

  • Clinical supervision

  • Professional indemnity insurance for practitioners

  • Practice management to include assessment and referrals to and from other healthcare professionals.

4-pillars

DCH[N] (YEAR 1) SEMINAR CONTENTS :

Each seminar is on average between three and four hours long, released to you via Thinkific at the rate of one per week. In addition, you will have access to approximately fifteen hours of Cadre 2, 3 and 4 seminars, based on each seminar, per week, too. Your own study session, hosted weekly from 2-5pm UK time each Wednesday, will be based on the seminar that was most recently released to you.

In total, therefore, there are seven required hours of core study per week, with a total of twenty-two if you choose to view the optional but recommended seminar material. Private study is expected in addition to this, up to the amount necessary to reach the required standard of professional development.

  • Seminar 01: The 4 Pillars of Psycho-Systems Analysis

  • Seminar 02: Experimental Techniques

  • Seminar 03: Clinical Skills (Rapport)

  • Seminar 04: Animus Mind, Animus Body

  • Seminar 05: Dream Interpretation (Part 1)

  • Seminar 06: Dream Interpretation (Part 2)

  • Seminar 07:  Hypnoanalysis (Part 1)

  • Seminar 08: Hypnoanalysis (Part 2)

  • Seminar 09: Therapist's Personal Mythology and Therapeutic Relationship

  • Seminar 10: Hypnoanalysis Case Studies

  • Seminar 11: The Transference

  • Seminar 12: Transference Q&A

  • Seminar 13: Live Clinical Demonstrations

  • Seminar 14 : Live Hypnotherapy Demonstrations

  • Seminar 15: Neuropsychoanalysis & Live Regression Techniques Demonstrations

  • Seminar 16: Live Dream Re-Entry Demonstration

  • Seminar 17: Live Dream Interpretation Demo

  • Seminar 18: The Power of the Animus

  • Seminar 19: Advanced Typology and the Mother

  • Seminar 20: Live NLP Reframing Demo

  • Seminar 21: Advanced Typology and the Father

  • Seminar 22: Live Double Induction Demo

  • Seminar 23: IPSA Meta-Psychology

  • Seminar 24: Mid-Year Revision

  • Seminar 25: The Anima and The Personal Myth

  • Seminar 26: Internal Projection and Relationship Alchemy

  • Seminar 27: Relationship Alchemy, Tracing the Shadow, & Relating Function Personal Myth

  • Seminar 28: The Dark Side of the Feminine

  • Seminar 29: Creativity and the Personal Myth

  • Seminar 30: Personal Myth Q&A

  • Seminar 31: Genetics and the Genomic Self

  • Seminar 32: Ego Strength

  • Seminar 33: Exteriorisation Phenomena

  • Seminar 34: The Ego and Memory

  • Seminar 35: Dualism and Meta Theory

  • Seminar 36: Live Multimodal Rossi Demo

  • Seminar 37: Psychobiological Hypnosis Case Studies

  • Seminar 38: Influence and Suggestion

  • Seminar 39: Work of Prof. Erik Goodwyn

  • Seminar 40: Exam Case Studies

  • Seminar 41: Evaluation of Rossi's Techniques

  • Seminar 42: PSA on the Front Lines

  • Seminar 43: Nuances of Transference (OCD Case Study)

  • Seminar 44: Capnography Case Studies

Requirements for Clinical Supervision are currently TBA.

  • YEAR 2 : DIPLOMA IN DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY (DDP)

This course can only be studied after successful completion of the Year One Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (DCH[N]), including all practical and academic learning for that first year, and the requisite completion of supervised personal development, and a clinical caseload.  

 

Year Two is the essential pre-requisite for the third and final year of the Diploma in  Psycho-Systems Analysis qualification.

 

Review of Year 1 Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy [Neurohypnoanalysis] (DCH[N])

  • Review and integration of Neurohypnoanalytic theory and skills into Year Two of the course.

The Personal Myth Process in Depth Psychology and Clinical Practice

  • How do we know who we are

  • Preliminary outline of the process

  • The Biopsychosocial Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche

  • Freud, Adler and Jung

  • Professor George Engel and the Biopsychosocial Medical Model

  • The Psycho-Systems Continuum

  • Psycho-Systems Analysis and Mind-Body Hypnosis

  • Professor Ernest Rossi and Psychobiology

  • The Genomic Self

  • The Biopsychosocial Development of The Self

  • The Biopsychosocial Levels of The Self System

  • The Biopsychosocial Images of the Self

  • Affective Neuroscience and the 7-Pankseppian Emotional Systems (Instincts)

  • The Systems Gram

  • The ‘Personal Self’

  • The Ontology of Personality (Psycho-Systems Analysis and Jung)

  • The Persona (Psycho-Systems Analysis and Jung)

  • The Ego as the Nuclear Complex of Consciousness

  • The Ego and its Complexes

  • The Psychodynamics of Projection (Uploading)

  • The Psychodynamics of Introjection (Downloading)

  • The Psychodynamics of Identification (Entanglement)

  • The Psychodynamics of Transference (4D Printing)

  • The Psychodynamics of Inflation

  • The Psychodynamics of Internal Projection

  • The Alter-Ego as System and Complex

  • Jung’s concept of The Shadow

  • The Moral Complex and the Freudian Super-Ego

  • The Psychodynamics of Jungian Shadow Integration

  • The EAM Triad (Ego, Alter-Ego and Moral Complex)

  • Psychological Homeostasis

  • Tracing the Shadow – over Life-Span Development and the personal Time-Line

  • The Trickster Function (in psychological homeostasis)

  • The Jungian Personal Unconscious

  • The Alter-Ego as Nuclear Complex of the Personal Unconscious

  • The Psychodynamics of Ego and Alter-Ego, homeostasis

  • The Moral Complex in relation to the Pankseppian Instinct Systems and Affective Neuroscience

  • The Alter-Ego in relation to the Pankseppian Instinct Systems and Affective Neuroscience

  • The Alter-Ego in relationship to the Ego’s dominant cognitive function

  • Instinctive Pressure on the EAM Triad

  • The Relating-Function in Psycho-Systems Analysis

  • Jung’s Anima and Animus as Relating-Systems

  • The Core Structure of the Jungian Anima and Animus as Relating Systems

  • The Psychodynamics of Projection of the Jungian Anima and Animus

  • The Relating Function: genome, biogrammar, imprinting, attachment and relating

  • The Jungian Anima and Animus and the Mother and Father Complexes

  • The Jungian Anima and Animus and ‘Mating and Relating’ systems

  • The Relating System and Inner and Outer adaptation

  • The Relating Function and the Five Confirmation Stages of Lifespan Development

  • Tracking The Anima (as the Relating Function) across Lifespan Development

  • Distilling the Personal Anima-Type

  • The Platonic Form of the Feminine

  • Platonic Form and Jungian Anima Archetype as Innate Representational System (IRS)

  • The Anima in Psychotherapy and Personal Development

  • Tracking The Animus (as the Relating Function) across Lifespan Development

  • Distilling the Personal Animus-Type

  • The Platonic Form of the Masculine

  • Platonic Form and Jungian Animus Archetype as Innate Representational System (IRS)

  • The Animus in Psychotherapy and Personal Development

  • The Relating‐System Projection of Pseudo‐Androgyny

  • The Mate and Relate Projection of Pseudo‐Androgyny

  • The Relating System: Genome, Form, Instinct and Complex

  • The Relating System in relation to the Pankseppian Instinct Systems and Affective Neuroscience

  • The Relating Function and Jungian Personality Theory

  • Jung’s original Personality Type theory

  • The Gray-Wheelwright Personality Test and Theory

  • The Myers-Briggs Personality Test and Theory

  • Psycho-Systems Analysis and Jungian Typology

  • The Jungian Ego, Shadow, and Cognitive Functions

  • The Jungian Anima-Animus and Typology

  • Jungian Personality Theory in Lifespan Development

  • The Psycho-Systems Dynamics and Clinical Application of Typology

  • Jung’s Model of Complexes (including other contributors and antecedents)

  • The Psycho-Systems Analysis model of Complexes

  • Complexes and The Personal Myth Process

  • Systems Grams of Complexes

  • The Mother Complex in relation to the Pankseppian Instinct Systems and Affective Neuroscience

  • The Father Complex in relation to the Pankseppian Instinct Systems and Affective Neuroscience

  • Complex Association Matrices

  • The Structure and Dynamics of Complexes

  • The Aetiology of Complexes

  • Psychopathology and Complexes

  • Ernest Rossi’s State Dependent Memory Leaning and Behaviour (SDMLB) model of Psychobiological Complexes

  • Complexes and the Psychoneuroendocrine pathway (PNE)

  • Complexes and the Psychoneuroimmune pathway (PNI)

  • Complexes and the Psychoneuropeptide pathway (PNP)

  • Respiratory Psychophysiology (Infra-Red Mass Spectrometry) and Complexes

  • Psycho-Systems Analysis Taxonomy of Complexes: State, Genus, Species, Charge, Valency, Locus, Focus, Expression, Aetiology, Typology

  • Complexes and Personal Development

  • Dialectical Syncretism – for Depth Psychology Theory and Clinical Practice

  • The Depth Psychology of Creativity

  • Creativity and The Personal Myth Process

  • The Depth Psychology of the Autodidact

  • Heroes and Heroines: the Jungian Mythos of ‘Lilith, the Last Temptation of Adam’

  • Jungian Archetypes in theory and clinical practice

  • Jungian archetypes and Instincts

  • Jungian Archetypes in Personal Development and the Personal Myth process

  • Animus and Anima – their through‐line as the self‐realization of the Genome:  The Logos of Life

  • The Essential pre-requisites for the Personal Myth process

  • Personal Myth, Personal Equation, and Individuation

  • The aetiology of an Individuation Neurosis

  • When Personal Myths go right

  • When Personal Myths go wrong

  • The Five-Stage Biopsychosocial Confirmation Model

  • Personal Myth through-line: from Innocence to Individuation

  • Personal Mythology for biological males

  • Personal Mythology for biological females

  • Anamnesis, Katabasis, Anabasis: the Psycho-Systems Analysis Clinical Stages of the Personal Myth Process

  • The Affect Bridge

  • Ego-State Time Lines

  • Personal Myths versus Collective Myths

  • Mass Psychology

  • The Psychodynamics of Thanatos

  • Celebrity psychologists, internet gurus and suggestion

  • Guided support for Personal Development and the Personal Myth Process

  • The Personal Myth: historical case studies – Alexander The Great and Carl Gustav Jung

  • Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Genomic Self (James P Dowling)

Clinical Guidelines and Protocols

  • Dream Analysis (Advanced)

  • Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Clinical Testing for Psychobiological Complexes

  • Dialectical Imagery (& all aspects of imagery-based therapy and Active Imagination)

  • Photo and Video Imagery in Psychotherapy and Personal Development

  • Sand-Tray Therapy in Psychotherapy and Personal Development

  • Creative Writing (screen-writing, novels, and writing as ‘Active Imagination)

  • Music & Sound (creative, pre-recorded, other artists, music and lyrics)

  • Fine Art and Physical Media (all physical creative and extrinsic expressive media)

  • Dance and Movement (dance, free-movement, martial arts, yoga, embodied affect etc)

  • Enactment (apex level, integrative-modality, Psycho-Systems Analytic therapy)

Other Clinical Methods

  • Free Association (advanced)

  • Freud’s Pressing technique

  • The Word Association Test (Jung-Riklin) - further developments

  • Transference in the therapeutic relationship (Freudian, Adlerian and Jungian)

  • Neuropsychoanalytic Instinctive-Systems analysis and assessment

  • Working with synchronicities and paranormal phenomena in the therapeutic relationship

  • Advanced Dream Analysis

  • The dynamics of Complexes and homeostasis in the healing self-regulation of the psyche

  • ‘Self-Analysis’, contrasted with ‘Own Therapy’

  • Personal Development contrasted with Psychotherapy

Theoretical Areas

  • Case Histories from 42-years of Clinical Practice

  • Psycho-Systems Analysis as part of the New-Wave 21st Century, Psychodynamic Psychology, integrated with Biology

  • Integrative Psychodynamics: Freud – Adler – Jung

  • Comparison with Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychologies

  • Psychodynamic (Depth Psychology) integration with Systems-Based Biology, Evolutionary Psychology, Palaeoanthropology, Anthropology and Biopsychosocial Medicine. 

  • The work of Dr Anthony Stevens as the Jungian Analyst, Evolutionary Psychologist and Psychiatrist pioneering the synthesis of Jungian psychodynamics with biology

  • The work of Professor Erik Goodwyn – contributing to Jungian theory and psychiatry, and the relationship of this to Psycho-Systems Analysis

  • Introduction to Neuropsychoanalysis and Affective Neuroscience (Professors Mark Solms and Jaak Panksepp) and how they relate to Psycho-Systems Analysis

Weekly Schedule

Each seminar is on average between three and four hours long, released to you via Thinkific at the rate of one per week. In addition, you will have access to approximately fifteen hours of Cadre 2, 3 and 4 seminars, based on each seminar, per week, too. Your own study session, hosted weekly from 2-5pm UK time each Wednesday, will be based on the seminar that was most recently released to you.

In total, therefore, there are seven required hours of core study per week, with a total of twenty-two if you choose to view the optional but recommended seminar material. Private study is expected in addition to this, up to the amount necessary to reach the required standard of professional development.

  • Seminar 01: Orientation and Relational Dialectics

  • Seminar 02: The Affect Basis of Consciousness

  • Seminar 03:  Transference, Psychopomps, Relationships and the Psychodynamics of Complex Therapy

  • Seminar 04: Synchronicity, Morphic Resonance, Creative Therapy and the Evolution of the Complexes Model

  • Seminar 05: The Psychodynamics of Association (Resistance and Intentionality)

  • Seminar 06: Nuances of Pacing and Leading

  • Seminar 07: Case Study of the Anima in a Young Man

  • Seminar 08: Psychodynamics - The Trickster

  • Seminar 09: Dialectical Imagery

  • Seminar 10: Sub-Personality Therapy

  • Seminar 11: Cadre Roundtable

  • Seminar 12: Insights from The Transference

  • Seminar 13: Use of Photos and Imagery

  • Seminar 14: Panksepp and Jung

  • Seminar 15: Dr Sheldrake & Sand-Tray Protocol

  • Seminar 16: Cadre Q&A and Creativity

  • Seminar 17: Advanced Clinical Skills

  • Seminar 18: Cadre Roundtable 2

  • Seminar 19: Advanced Clinical Theory - Reflexivity, Individuation, Model Building and Relationships

  • Seminar 20: Advanced Clinical Application of Complexes

  • Seminar 21: Introduction to Creative Writing

  • Seminar 22: Model Building, Metaphor, Unconscious Narcissism and the Psychodynamic Context of Meaning

  • Seminar 23: Creative Writing Guidelines and Protocol

  • Seminar 24: IPSA and Neuropsychoanalysis - Revisioning Jung

  • Seminar 25: Use of Music in Depth Psychology & Personal Development (Part 1)

  • Seminar 26: The Personal Myth Audit in Depth Psychology & Personal Development

  • Seminar 27: Pierre Janet & Biopsychosocial Structure & Dynamics of The Psyche (Part 1)

  • Seminar 28: Pierre Janet & Biopsychosocial Structure & Dynamics of The Psyche (Part 2)

  • Seminar 29: Pierre Janet & Biopsychosocial Structure & Dynamics of The Psyche (Part 3)

  • Seminar 30: Countertransference, Alchemy and Professional Boundaries

  • Seminar 31: Transference & Counter-Transference

  • Seminar 32: Professor Stuart Hameroff Special IPSA Seminar on Quantum Consciousness (+ full debrief)

  • Seminar 33: Introduction to Quantum Psychodynamics in Psycho-Systems Analysis

  • Seminar 34: Cross-Cadre Seminar

  • Seminar 35: The Zürich School of Jungian Psychology contrasted with Psycho-Systems Analysis

  • Seminar 36: Relational Dialectic

  • Seminar 37: Biopsychosocial Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche

  • Seminar 38: Professor Mark Solms Special IPSA Seminar (+full debrief in a separate 3 hour seminar)

  • Seminar 39: The New Paradigm Depth Psychology - Stevens, Rossi, Richards & Richards, Goodwyn & Solms

  • Seminar 40: Ego-Identified Complexes and Psychodynamic Activation Chain

  • Seminar 41: Gawain and the Green Knight

  • Seminar 42: Student Case Study Presentations

  • Seminar 43: TBA

Requirements for Clinical Supervision are currently TBA.

  • Year 3: Diploma in Psycho-Systems Analysis - Dip.PSA 

This course can only be studied after successful completion of the Year One Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy [Neurohypnoanalysis] (DCH[N]) and Year Two Diploma in Depth Psychology (DDP), including all practical and academic learning for each year, and the requisite completion of supervised personal development, and a clinical caseload.  

Year Three is the final year of the Diploma in Psycho-Systems Analysis qualification.

 

Review of Year 1 Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy [Neurohypnoanalysis] (DCH[N])

  • Review and integration of Neurohypnoanalytic theory and skills into Year Three of the course.

Review of Year 2 Diploma in Depth Psychology (DDP)

  • Review and integration of Depth Psychology theory and skills into Year Three of the course.

Integrative Systems-Based Medicine

The Biopsychosocial medical model as framework for integrating biology, psychology and social and environmental science, into the non, psycho-reductive, psychodynamic-psychotherapy that is Psycho-Systems Analysis.

  1. Human Surface Anatomy – including the muscular-skeletal systems of the body: origin, insertion, action, nerve and blood supply.

  2. Understanding common injuries and disease processes contrasted with functional disorders to aid in differential diagnosis for psychological therapy, and collaboration with medical professionals in patient care. 

  3. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology, Neurodevelopment, Neuropathology and Therapy. 

  4. Neuropsychology, trauma, disease – aetiology, pathology, clinical features, prognosis and treatments, the role of psychotherapy in rehabilitation and care.

  5. Major organ systems of the body – cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, reproductive

  6. Disease processes in the major organ systems of the body – aetiology, pathology, clinical features, prognosis and treatments, the role of psychotherapy in rehabilitation and care.

  7. The Endocrine system and its role in health and disease.

  8. The Immune System and its role in health and disease.

  9. Psychiatric classifications of mental disorder – aetiology, pathology, clinical features, prognosis and treatments, the role of psychotherapy in rehabilitation and care.

  10. Medication in biomedicine and psychiatry - the role of psychotherapy and medication in rehabilitation and care.

  11. Ernest Rossi and Psychobiological Hypnosis in psychotherapy, rehabilitation and care (Psycho-Systems Analysis). 

  12. The Psychoneuroendocrine system in psychotherapy, rehabilitation and care.

  13. The Psychoneuroimmune system in psychotherapy, rehabilitation and care.

  14. The Psychoneuropeptide system in psychotherapy, rehabilitation and care.

  15. Respiratory Psychophysiology, infra-red mass spectrometry in biomedicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy practice, the role of psychological therapy in rehabilitation and care. 

  16. The Charing Cross Method and its application in psychotherapy.

  17. Professor George Engel’s Biopsychosocial Medical Model and integrated health care.

  18. Psychotherapy and the Biopsychosocial Medical Model (Psycho-Systems Analysis). 

Genetics and Depth Psychology

The study of genetics in health, disease, psychopathology and development, within a Psycho-Systems Analytic and Biopsychosocial Framework.  The role of genetic research in the future of Depth psychology. 

Neuropsychoanalysis

Integrated study of Neuropsychoanalysis: the blending of Psychoanalytic Theory with Affective Neuroscience, and preparation for eligibility to enter post-graduation Clinical Fellowship training with the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society.   

Year Three’s course will fully integrate Neuropsychoanalysis with Psycho-Systems Analysis.

Quantum Models of Consciousness and Mind

Stuart Hammeroff and Roger Penrose’s model of quantum-conscious and neuronal micro-tubules. Joye’s Electromagnetic Brain model and related theorists.  The implications of these for Biopsychosocial Clinical Practice, within a Psycho-Systems Analytic, and Neuropsychoanalytic, framework.

Sheldrakian Formative Causation and Morphogenetic Field Theory

Rupert Sheldrake’s experimental demonstration of his theories on the ‘Extended Mind’ and field-theory of Formal Cause and Memory Fields of influence. The implications of these for Biopsychosocial Clinical Practice, within a Psycho-Systems Analytic, and Neuropsychoanalytic, framework.

Psychological Theories

The major schools of psychotherapy:  Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioural, Humanistic, Transpersonal, Integrative (including modality variations) analysed through Dialectical Syncretism to include models of development, pathology and health: tested against the core theoretical model of Psycho-Systems Analysis and the practical skills of that method.   

Advanced Clinical Skills

Refinement of existing Clinical Skills in Psycho-Systems Analysis and the ongoing learning of new techniques, based on the accumulated experience of 42 years of front-line Clinical experience and development by the Founders of Psycho-Systems Analysis. 

Integrated Philosophy of Practice

Dialectical Syncretism as the core philosophy of practice, ensuring that your personal model is continuously updated beyond the profession’s requirements for CPD, and that the development of Psycho-Systems Analysis is maintained, going forward with each new generation of practitioners. 

Weekly Schedule

Each seminar is on average between three and four hours long, released to you via Thinkific at the rate of one per week. In addition, you will have access to approximately fifteen hours of Cadre 2, 3 and 4 seminars, based on each seminar, per week, too. Your own study session, hosted weekly from 2-5pm UK time each Wednesday, will be based on the seminar that was most recently released to you.

In total, therefore, there are seven required hours of core study per week, with a total of twenty-two if you choose to view the optional but recommended seminar material. Private study is expected in addition to this, up to the amount necessary to reach the required standard of professional development.

Requirements for Clinical Supervision are currently TBA.

A full list of seminar titles will be posted here soon.