Hypnotists Conference Adding Board Recognized Healthcare CEUs and CNEs to Program

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The National Guild of Hypnotists to hold twentieth anniversary convention and educational conference; offering training, certifications, and Continuing Education Credits (CEU) to attendees. New this year are CEUs for nursing, counseling, and other healthcare professions.

Most nursing and mental health related boards will accept these approvals for continuing education credit, however NGH attendees should contact their own state's regulatory and licensing board or PeachTree with any questions regarding CEU approval.

When the National Guild of Hypnotists meets this August for their twentieth annual NGH convention, exhibition, and educational conference, they will bring together the largest and most recognized membership of hypnotism professionals in the nation. The conference provides participants the opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and learn more about applications for hypnosis in their professional practices. Of particular importance to many of the attendees is that all of the 280 seminars and workshops offered during the three-day event count toward NGH Continuing Education requirements.

New for the NGH 2007 convention is the opportunity for counselors, nurses, and health care professionals to earn board approved continuing education credits as well. A special learning track has been established to award CE/CNE credit for those in the fields of mental and behavioral health counseling, nursing, and certain health care industries.

Dr. Dwight F. Damon, President of the National Guild of Hypnotists says, "We are pleased to announce that NGH is offering courses approved for counseling CE and nursing CNE credit through partnership with PeachTree Professional Education, Inc. PeachTree is one of the nation's oldest and largest providers of Continuing Education credits for professionals in the field of mental health."

Richard K. Nongard, Executive Director for PeachTree, is excited about the partnership. "Hypnosis is one of the most effective counseling strategies available for a number of emotional and behavioral disorders and dysfunctions. The NGH is the premier organization providing training in the field of hypnotism, so this is a great opportunity for therapists and other healthcare professionals to earn continuing education credits while also learning powerful clinical intervention solutions."

PeachTree will provide NAADAC, NBCC, and CA CNE approved credits for select NGH courses. Paula Nongard, PeachTree's Professional Relations Director, says, "Most nursing and mental health related boards will accept these approvals for continuing education credit, however NGH attendees should contact their own state's regulatory and licensing board or PeachTree with any questions regarding CEU approval."

Those interested in attending the National Guild of Hypnotists convention are encouraged to register early. The conference and all of the seminars are open to all hypnotism professionals and individuals with a sincere interest in learning more about hypnosis.

The 2007 NGH convention site is the Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Registration information is available by calling the NGH Registrar at (603) 429-9438. For hotel reservations, attendees should call (508) 460-0700. For more information about the National Guild of Hypnotists, visit their website at http://www.ngh.net or check their daily updates at the NGH blog: http://www.nghconvention.com

Counseling CE and nursing CNE credit coursework scheduled for the August 10, 11, 12, 2007 NGH educational conference include:

Hypnotic Cascades Workshop, with Ed Bebee
Hypnosis Before, During And After Surgery, with Clair Tatro
The Alternative Weigh To Weight Loss, with Adeline Kania
Obesity And Diabetes In Children, with Laura Olsen
Telling Stories...For A Change--The Power Of Metaphor, with Ron Klein, MHC
Referrals From the Judge-How to Develop A Court Mandated Anger Management
Program, with Ron Eslinger, RN, CRNA , MA , APN, BCH, CI
It's Conceivable! Hypnosis For Fertility, with Lynsi Eastburn
Dynamic Medical Hypnosis Sessions, with Seth-Deborah Roth
Healing Life's Wounds, with Mary Elizabeth Raines
Freedom From Compulsive Habits, with William Horton
Verbal First Aid, with Arthur Runzo
How To Reverse A Cancer, with Jennifer Smith-Chong and Denins Chong

The National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. is a not-for-profit, educational corporation. Founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1951, the Guild is a professional organization comprised of dedicated individuals committed to advancing the field of hypnotism. National Guild of Hypnotists President, Dr. Dwight F. Damon, is available for media interviews at (603) 429-9438.


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