About this section

The Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section’s purpose is to promote the knowledge and understanding of hypnosis and psychosomatic medicine.


All meetings and events run by this Section are open to anyone with an interest in hypnosis or psychosomatic medicine, however Section membership comprises professionals who fulfil the eligibility criteria. Training meetings are open only to professionals or students who fulfil the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria

Those eligible to join this section must hold a first or higher degree in a relevant discipline such as medicine, dentistry or fields related to psychology and be employed in, or retired from, a health-related field such as medicine, psychology, dentistry or nursing.


Applications are invited from those registered with, for example, the BABCP, GMC, GDC, NMC, HCPC and university-based academics.


The Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine Section is a constituent society of the European Society of Hypnosis. We support and endorse its Ethical Guidelines, and which all applications for membership of the Section will need to abide by.


If you are a member of the RSM and wish to join the Section, please email hypnosis@rsm.ac.uk.

BSCAH National Conference 2022

In association with the Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Taking place at Dartington Hall from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 May 2022
This is a unique chance to hear and work with these five international speakers in the beauty of the Devon countryside. The conference is designed to be inspirational, challenging and practical. You will take home new knowledge, new insights and many new practical tools which will profoundly benefit your daily practice and your own personal growth.

To book your place please click here.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

Request an application form

Dr David Kraft
President
Dr Sarah Partridge
President Elect
Dr Rebecca Malka Berman
Honorary Secretary
Dr Gerrard Alexander Burnett
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming hypnosis and psychosomatic medicine events

View all events and webinars being run by the Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section.

Eligibility criteria

All meetings and events run by this Section are open to anyone with an interest in hypnosis or psychosomatic medicine.

Training meetings are open only to professionals or students who fulfil the eligibility criteria.

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Lost in translation: From placebo in theory to placebo in practice

During this event, we will explore a range of mechanisms that can affect therapeutic outcomes for patients in clinical practice. Our speakers will introduce participants to the concept of habit format...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Student prizes & awards

Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine

There are currently no prizes or awards open for this section.

Trainee prizes & awards

Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine

There are currently no prizes or awards open for this section.

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Fellow

For working doctors and consultants (FY1 to ST8), retired doctors, and those holding senior management positions in medicine or healthcare.

Fellow

Associate

For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.

Associate

Student

For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.

Student