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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy (MBCH) 8 Weeks Program

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Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment,
non-judgementally.

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Founder of MBSR

Pioneer of Modern Mindfulness

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What is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy (MBCH)?

In the fields of medicine and psychotherapy, mindfulness and hypnotherapy have been extensively studied and developed over the years, and are widely utilised clinically. 

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Hypnotherapy is a comprehensive integrative therapeutic approach that combines elements of mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and hypnotherapy. Its primary objective is to enhance our psychological well-being, reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. It also helps improving self-awareness and self-control.

Mindfulness is a crucial core concept in MBCH. Mindfulness refers to consciously paying attention to and accepting the present moment experiences, including bodily sensations, emotions, and thoughts. By cultivating mindfulness, individuals can learn to approach their experiences non-judgmentally and non-reactively, thereby reducing the impact of negative emotions and thoughts.

 

Cognitive therapy also plays a significant role in MBCH. Cognitive therapy aims to help individuals identify and change negative thought patterns, thereby altering emotional and behavioral responses. Through cognitive therapy, individuals can learn to examine and challenge negative automatic thinking and cultivate more positive and adaptive ways of thinking.​​

Hypnotherapy is another essential component of MBCH. Hypnotherapy can assist individuals in entering a relaxed and focused state, making the subconscious mind more receptive to positive suggestions. In the state of hypnosis, therapists can guide individuals through processes of inner exploration, subconscious change, and self-healing.

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy Program Detail

8

​Lessons

Once per Week

2

Hours/ Lesson

1

Full Day Retreat

8 hours in total 

26

Hours of Training

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy | Course Content

The 8-week MBCH course is designed to help participants enhance their well-being by addressing issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression. Throughout the course, participants will engage in a variety of mindfulness exercises, cognitive-behavioral therapy dialogues, and self-hypnosis practices. These techniques aim to improve their stress management skills, enhance emotional regulation abilities, and provide effective strategies for managing depression.

Week 1

Become aware of the Now

Wake Up from Autopilot

Week 2

Let go of Judgement

Reconnect with the Body

Week 3

Notice the Self-talks

Emotions Management

Week 4

Mindful Self-Hypnosis

An Inward Exploration

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Week 5

Cultivating Compassion

Re-Discovering Life

Week 6

Mindfully turning inwards

Reviewing personal values

Week 7

Integrating Mindfulness &

Self-Hypnosis in Life

Week 8

Aware of Personal Growth

Self-Acknowledge Mindfully

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy | Benefits

01.

Improves quality of sleep; alleviates sleep disorder/ insomnia.

02.

Stress Reduction,Alleviates symptions of Depression

03.

Regulates amygdala activity in the brain,
reduces involuntary and excessive emotional stress responses.

04.

Significantly improves stress-related pain conditions, e.g. irritable bowel syndrome, migraines, muscle soreness etc.

05.

Strengthens the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus in the brain. Enhances focus, decision-making, and memory abilities.

Who can benefit from Mindfulness Based Cognitive Hypnotherapy?

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Easily gets angry;

Struggles with Resentment 

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Emotional Distress

e.g. Anxiety, Depression

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Insomnia/ Sleep Disorder

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Elevated levels of stress

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Mind-racing/ Restlessness

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For Improved Self-Awareness

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Latest Course Dates

May 2024 - June 2024(Every Thursday)

Date:  

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May

6th, 13th, 20th June

 

Time: ​7:30pm - 9:30pm

Full Day Retreat:10 May (Sat) - 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Language: English

Tuition Fee (Early Bird till 18th April):HK$4,270

Tuition Fee (Regular):HK$4,870

Groups of 2 or more: HK$300 reduction each

Alumni of the Academy: $250 reduction

Note: Your place will only be confirmed upon full payment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the differences between MBCH (Mindfulness-based Cognitive Hypnotherapy), MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) program, and MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy) program?

 

A: All three programs are based on mindfulness and are evidence-based mind-body training courses. The MBCH course is designed based upon the foundation of MBCT but incorporates hypnotherapy, allowing participants to make changes at both conscious and subconscious levels.

 

Q: I have no experience with hypnosis or practicing mindfulness. Can I still participate in the MBCH course?

 

A: Absolutely. The MBCH course is suitable for both individuals who have never been exposed to hypnosis or mindfulness and those who have some experience in the related areas. The course instructor will make appropriate arrangements and adjust the guidance methods according to the needs of the participants, helping them to understand the relationship between mindfulness and hypnosis. Through self-hypnosis, participants can establish a consistent mindfulness practice.

Q: Is MBCH a certificate course?

A: Yes. Upon attending at least 7 out of the 8 sessions and the mindfulness retreat day, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion issued by Vincent Yeung, the MBCH instructor at Mind Matters Academy.

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