About this event

  • Date and time Fri 30 Jul 2021 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine, Pain Medicine

Professor David Spiegel, Associate Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Stanford, is a world expert on the use of hypnosis in clinical settings and a senior figure in the field of mental health, trauma and psychosocial oncology. Professor Spiegel will be discussing the role of hypnosis in pain management and will show the areas in the brain where these effects are seen.

The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session.  

This webinar will be available for registered delegates for 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar is organised jointly by the RSM Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine Section, the RSM Pain Medicine Section, and is in association with the British Society of Clinical & Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH).

CPD learning applied. 

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand how hypnosis can be used to modulate pain perception 
  • Understand the brain regions involved in hypnosis 
  • Value the effects of hypnosis on the body 
  • Appreciate the role of interactive digital hypnosis 

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Key speakers

Professor David Spiegel, M.D.

Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center on Stress and Health and the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Speaker's biography

Professor David Spiegel has published thirteen books, 409 scientific journal articles, and 175 book chapters on hypnosis, psychosocial oncology, stress physiology, trauma, and psychotherapy for stress, anxiety, and depression. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, and a number of foundationsHe was a member of the work groups on stressor and trauma-related disorders for the DSM-IV and DSM-5. 

 

He is the Past President of the American College of Psychiatrists and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine. He spoke on hypnosis at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2018.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Maureen Tilford, Former GP, Council Member, Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Council Member, British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis and Member, Philosophy and Ethics Special Interest Group of the British Pain Society

Tranceformation: Hypnosis in mind and body

Professor David Spiegel, MD., Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center on Stress and Health and the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Question and answer

Chaired by: Dr Christos Sideras, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, Honorary Lecturer, University College London and Council Member, Psychiatry Section of the Royal Society of Medicine

Closing remarks
End of webinar

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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