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Certification in Cognitive Hypnotherapy

Certification in Cognitive Hypnotherapy (endorsed by Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy (MAP) and Psychotherapy Chapter of Malaysia Society for Complementary Medicine)

This course is providing best-practice Cognitive Hypnotherapy training for professionals who have a passion for assisting individuals, regardless of age, gender, race and social class to achieve optimum mental health.

What is included in the Cognitive Hypnotherapy

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • Clinical supervision
  • Case review and assessment

Fees and Course Structure

Course Cost  RM 4,800 (Students are required to buy various recommended text books)
Course Time  3 Months
Prerequisite At least a Credit in SPM English or two years working experience at a related industry
Group Size  Group limited to 8 participants maximum only to optimize group dynamics

Training Topics

Certification in Cognitive Hypnotherapy

1) Introduction to CBT for Depression

2) Introduction to CBT for Anxiety

3) Identify and modify Automated Negative Thoughts

4) Develop techniques to convert PITs to PETs

5) Learn and apply self-hypnosis techniques

6) Familiarize with hypnotherapy theory

7) Case Study & Presentation

Course Layout

We use the mastery system of education. Besides lecturing, this course provides clinical experience such as: research, case study, group clinical supervision, reflections, discussions & presentation. Assessment includes case study oral and written presentations, group participation, research paper and assignments.

The topics mentioned above are taught within 3 months. During this period, students will also be given clinical case assignments and presentations to do.

Our course is structured as 2 intensive workshop with 6 group clinical supervision & oral / written case presentation for the assessment. Fulfilling the attendance and passing the criteria given will lead to towards the licensed practitioner membership of Adult Psychotherapy, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Couple Therapy, Child Therapy, Art Therapy and/or Expressive Therapy Divisions of Malaysia Association of Psychotherapy.

Equipment & Venue

Below are the equipments used:

  • Chairs & table
  • Projector
  • White board
  • Notes/ books

Venue: Malaysian Psychology Centre, Kuala Lumpur 

Teaching Faculty

Dr Edward Chan FMAPsy, FMCBTA

B.Sc.(Hons.)(Psy), PgDip.(Clin.Psy),

MSc.(Learning)(Lancaster), D.Phil.(Psy)(LSP)(IOU),

CSAC(Hawaii, International Certification &

Reciprocacy Consortium) (Reg. No. M906-98)

Principal Consultant Psychologist, Executive & Life Coach and Certified Master Trainer

Dr Chan is a fellow of the Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy; a fellow of the Malaysian Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Association; a practitioner member of the division of Organisational Psychology, the division of Adult Psychotherapy; the division of Couple and Marital Therapy; and the division of Child Therapy of the Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy; a Member of the International Employees Assistance Professionals Association; a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management; Charter member of the International Coaching Federation (Malaysian Chapter); a member of the International Association of Facilitators and a member of the Malaysian Society for Training and Development.

Dr Chan is also a regular contributor to national newspaper and professional journals as well as a well-known radio and television personality on psychology and relationship issues, Dr. Chan has also authored several books on these topics including the critically acclaimed Love Is Never Enough: Pleasurable Commitment Rules, Are You Man Enough To Be a Father and the “Dancing with Crocodiles”.