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Conference Report - From Grant
A brief outline of our recent August conference.
Conference Musings - from Dr. Joe
One of our conference delegates offered some thoughts about the conference ... plus a few of his own ideas as a therapist.
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By Grant Boddington
August 5th was our conference. A very relaxed and enjoyable event indeed. On the Friday evening, it was very pleasing to see so many of you join in by attending our super-friendly informal gathering for pre-conference socialising and networking. It was an excellent opportunity to catch up with old friends and colleagues - and to meet a few new ones.
Then, on the Saturday at the conference itself, everything flowed very smoothly and casually. It was attended by an enthusiastic collection of wonderful Hypnotherapists eager to share techniques, ideas and experiences.
We had 5 brilliant speakers; the day commenced with a hugely valuable presentation from Avril Carpenter on Weight Management. I heard comments between some pretty senior Hypnotherapists, that it was one of the best presentations on that topic that they had ever experienced.
After morning tea there was a brief outline of HNZ Resources from myself; then Ian Blaine's very informative presentation on Anxiety & Phobias. This was essential content, with plenty of great tips for Hypnotherapists working in this area to take away for the betterment of their clients.
Lunch was another opportunity for networking; followed by some serious fun with Linda Woodgate as she led us though her Mind/Body Connection game. Tons of laughs and eureka moments here.
Then it was another Boddington to the fore; our own Dr. Laura! For those who like to know something of the mechanics of the brain, this was a very clear and explanatory presentation from a competant young Neuroscientist. Laura has now left NZ to take up a new contract in the USA.
After another cuppa and a muffin, I spoke briefly on the importance of keeping your advertising within the criteria of the Advertising Standards Authority and the Commerce Commission. I hope you've all checked your websites for compliance.
Our final speaker of the day was Sheryl Murray, with some essential and interesting business information. I've personally implemented her tip about photocopying thermal receipts for long-term storage in my monthly accounts.
It was another great HNZ event and I wish my successor(s) all the best in building on the conferences and Peer Support meetings that Karen & I have run in recent years. (There will probably be another at the Boddshop in February. See you there?)
Some Musings After the Conference
By Dr. Joe Rozencwajg
That was a very enjoyable conference, looking forward for more of the same and maybe over a full week-end. I would like to write about some facts discussed and not discussed then.
First is the need for professional insurance. Like Homeopaths, Hypnotherapists are considered low risk practitioners, both by the insurance companies and the Government, no matter who is at the helm...so why spend even a small amount for what will hopefully be totally useless (I pay $150/year covering the whole gamut of my practice, with many different modalities). It is not as much to protect the patient but to protect the practitioner, cover his legal expenses should he need it and any payments should a court decide that way. In the recent weeks there have been reports of counsellors being charged with sexual abuse while “their patients were under hypnosis or deep relaxation” and there are historical complaints against dentists charged the same: those were finally dismissed when it was demonstrated that the memory of abuse was cause by the drug midazolam, used concomitantly. We do not use drugs, but the general public at large is often still convinced that hypnotists have that ability to convince those “under” to do whatever they want and can implant deep pulsions, incontrollable ones...thank you Hollywood. This kind of complaint can hit anyone of us, destroy a practice and a reputation even when name suppression is granted, as anyone can sit in a courtroom and listen, then spread the word. Nobody wants to add to that ordeal the need to sell his home to cover legal fees. Insurance is the kind of expense we hope and want to be paid for nothing; the alternative is far from enticing.
Then there was the discussion about what to put on one’s website. I would like to repeat what I said then: we do not treat any pathology, be it physical, mental, emotional or psychological (actually nobody does, including the conventional medical practitioners despite their claims). We happen to treat patients, or clients as many call them, who happen to present complaints and symptoms that, when grouped together, happen to be classified under a label...eczema, IBS, addiction, whatever...nobody treats a label, which is a conversational tool, a shortcut allowing for easier exchanges, we treat the bearer of the label, the same way you do not eat the wrapper of your candy, but the candy itself, and the wrapper can often be completely different from the candy itself. Like I did on my own website, I recommend not to mention any disease or pathology by name but to indicate that you treat people; the treatment is individualised and specific to each patient according to his own personal needs; and if it happens to cover an existing pathology that is part of the general picture, well that is a bonus. Simplest way to avoid trouble.
Dr. Joe.[Note from Grant: Those who do want insurance might source it from either Aon Insurance, or bizcover.co.nz. Professional Indemnity is cover for people and Public Liability is for property. EG: if a client accused you of some harm, then you might need Professional Indemnity insurance - and if you caused damage to a hired business premises, then Public Liability insurance would be appropriate. Remember also, that you probably already have ACC cover in case of a client being injured while consulting you.]
I got a call recently from one Will Flemming who runs "WILLOSOPHY" - an online podcast website. Will asked if I would allow him to interview me about my Hypnotherapy. DUH! Try asking one motor-mouth to say no to another - when it's all good promo! As soon as I confirmed that his interview would show Hypnotherapy in a positive light, I agreed.
Anyway, the interview for the podcast duely went ahead and after he'd edited out most of my slip-ups and f-ups, the result was: Grant having a rant! (BTW, Will named it!) :)
You can listen to the 30 minute podcast here:
Or direct from Will's webpage here: http://willosophy.libsyn.com/stop-with-all-the-negativity
After the information provided at the conference, I trust that ever one of you, who does any form of advertising, has now visited the ASA website and carefully read through the Therapeutic and Health Advertising Code. (If you're looking a little sheepish right now, here's the link.)
If any of your advertising mentions your ability to CURE, FIX, HEAL, etc., or mentions serious medical issues with so much as an inferred hint of "I can fix that" the self-appointed watchdogs that I mentioned at the conference could soon be "potting" you. So please take this seriously and vet your advertising - especially your website.
I have been receiving copies of the latest judgements and natural therapists are in the crosshairs! Keep yourself and your profession honest.
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