Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section

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elliotson prize

Entrants are invited to submit an essay of no more than 1500 words in response to the following question: Hypnosis – a complementary therapy or clinical tool? Discuss

Submission deadline: Sunday 1 April 2018
Prize: Three successful applicants will then be selected to present at the Sections prize evening on Monday 30 April 2018 for a chance to win the prize.

  • 1st: £200 and a RSM certificate
  • 2nd: £100 and a RSM certificate
  • 3rd: £50 and a RSM certificate

Open to: Trainees in hypnosis (those who are undertaking a training course, and those who are within 1 year since completing their course), and whom are either:

  • Clinical trainees in medicine, dentistry nursing or psychological fields
  • Students enrolled in related graduate academic courses
  • Qualified in medicine, dentistry nursing or those in psychological fields

About this section

Are you interested in mind body relationships?

Do you seek to explore the profound influences they have on each other  and to help people to modulate them?

If so, this section is for you, whatever your core specialism may be.

Purpose:

To promote the knowledge and understanding of hypnosis and psychosomatic medicine.

Section members:

All Section meetings and events 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:

"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, nursing, etc." 

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

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Theory and practice of hypnosis in enhancing sports performance
Theory and practice of hypnosis in enhancing sports performance

Monday 12 March 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This half day meeting will explore the existing evidence and the theoretical applications of hypnosis in sports performance.

Half Day | Registration: 14:00 | Organised by: Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section, Sport & Exercise Medicine Section |
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The inaugural Elliotson prize and lecture
The inaugural Elliotson prize and lecture

Monday 30 April 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The evening meeting will consist of presentations from the Elliotson prize and a key note lecture from Dr Devin Terhune, Senior Lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London on the latest research in individual responsiveness to hypnosis.

Evening | Registration: 17:15 | Organised by: Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section |
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Social biology and progressive politics in mid-twentieth-century Britain

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Chris Renwick explores the importance of the early to mid 20th century scientific foundations for political and social life.

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De-institutionalisation and community psychiatry in the UK from 1960

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Professor Tom Burns discusses de-institutionalisation and community psychiatry in the UK from 1960.

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Dates for your diary

MSc hypnosis in research, medicine and clinical practice 

This course is designed to equip you with the critical, methodological and practical skills that are necessary for advancement and development in the areas of clinical and academic hypnosis.

Start date: January 2018
Location: Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
Duration:1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

BSCAH Mets and south foundation training in hypnosis

Dates: Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 February 2018, Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 March 2018
Organised by: British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis

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Access over 5,000 full-text e-journals as an RSM member, including:

  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
  • American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis

 

Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.