Course Description: Toxic sexual shame can lead to a myriad of mental, emotional, and physical challenges. This course will delve deep into the origins and manifestations of toxic sexual shame and teach practitioners how to use hypnotherapy, combined with other therapeutic tools, to help clients heal from these deeply entrenched beliefs.
Portland, Oregon First Saturdays of Every Month (In person and Online) from 4PM-9PM PST
Module 1: Understanding Toxic Sexual Shame
- Defining Toxic Sexual Shame: Differentiating between healthy boundaries and toxic shame.
- Origins of Shame: Societal, cultural, religious, and familial roots.
- Physical & Emotional Impacts: How toxic shame affects the mind and body.
- Case Studies: Real-life scenarios of individuals affected by sexual shame.
Module 2: Basics of Hypnotherapy in Addressing Shame
- Principles of Hypnosis: A refresher or introduction.
- Safety & Consent: Ensuring a secure environment for sensitive subjects.
- Tailoring Hypnosis for Sexual Shame: Specific scripts and suggestions.
Module 3: Integrative Approaches
- Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques: Rewiring the brain’s response to triggers.
- Body Work and Somatic Therapy: Recognizing and releasing stored trauma through touch. Hands-on training to help released stored trauma in the body.
- Energetic and Spiritual Healing: Addressing shame from a holistic perspective. How is sexual shame released within the energy systems of the body.
- Exploring Surrogacy: Is this for you or not?
Module 4: Hypnotic Techniques for Eradicating Shame
- Regression Therapy: Accessing and healing root causes.
- Positive Afformations & Suggestions: Embedding empowering sexual beliefs.
- Future Pacing: Helping clients visualize a shame-free life.
- Guided Imagery and Safe Spaces: Creating mental sanctuaries for healing.
Module 5: Post-Hypnotic Practices & Maintaining Progress
- Mindfulness and Meditation: Supporting continued self-awareness.
- Self-Hypnosis Techniques: Empowering clients to self-soothe and continue work outside sessions.
- Building Resilience: Techniques to prevent relapse and promote sustained healing.
Module 6: Addressing Challenges & Advanced Techniques
- Resistance & Blockages: Identifying and working through barriers.
- Transference & Countertransference: Maintaining professional boundaries.
- Advanced Hypnotic Interventions: For deeply rooted or persistent shame.
Module 7: Practicum & Peer Review
- Role-playing Scenarios: Practicing techniques in a controlled environment.
- Peer Feedback: Constructive critique and shared learning.
- Continued Education & Resources: Staying updated and enhancing skills.
Wrap-Up Session: Reflecting on personal insights, challenges faced, success stories, and how to continue using these tools effectively in the future.
Included in the Course:
- Access to a library of hypnosis scripts tailored for addressing sexual shame.
- Ongoing support through a private online community for participants.
- Supplementary materials, including recommended readings, meditation tracks, and self-hypnosis guides.
By the end of this comprehensive course, participants will be equipped with a deep understanding of toxic sexual shame and a toolkit of therapeutic interventions to help clients journey towards healing and self-acceptance.