New England Society of  Clinical Hypnosis

A Component Section of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)


NESCH hosts four quarterly meetings per year. These meetings are FREE to members in good standing. NESCH also hosts an annual Advanced Workshop in the Spring and a two-weekend Basic Workshop in the fall. Current NESCH members are eligible for a discount to these workshops. 

****In the case of inclement weather, event cancellations will be listed on the homepage of the website by 8 a.m. the day of the event.

Upcoming events

    • 2015-06-06
    • 8:30 AM
    • 2015-06-07
    • 5:00 PM
    • Shipley Auditorium, Newton Wellesley Hospital

    The New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis

    60th Annual

    Advanced Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis

    June 6- 7, 2015, 8:30 am to 5 pm

    Location: Shipley Auditorium, Newton Wellesley Hospital


    Speaker: Dabney Ewin, MD, FACS

    Clinical Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry, Tulane University Medical School;  Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Medical School

    Dr. Dabney Ewin has been teaching medical hypnosis at Tulane University for 30 years. He was a pioneer in the treatment of burn patients with hypnosis, He is the author of a number of books, and is a greatly sought after presenter. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a master practitioner with 60 years of wisdom and experience.

    Open to physicians, licensed healthcare professionals and dentists who have completed an ASCH approved basic training in clinical hypnosis. Workshop fulfills 14 credit hours of Continuing Medical Education Credits, and 14 CEUs for psychologists and social workers. This year, due to scheduling problems, CEUs are not available for LMHCs.

    Price Information 

    $399 for NESCH members

    $499 for non-members

    $199 for students 

    Download Registration Form 

    For more information or to register, email: Staisha Stephens Brown at

Past events

2015-05-17 NESCH May 2015 Quarterly Meeting - "Strengthening Willpower: Practical tips for using hypnosis to help the brain help us," Speakers: Drs. Pamela Devaney & Rebecca Johnston
2015-04-26 NESCH April 2015 Quarterly Meeting - "Center Core Phenomena: How Can We Use Them and What do they Do?" with Dr. Claire Frederick
2015-03-14 NESCH 60th Annual Basic Workshop: Part 2
2015-02-28 NESCH 60th Annual Basic Workshop: Part 1
2014-12-07 NESCH December 2014 Quarterly Meeting - Another Way of Looking at Patients/Clients with Chronic Conditions of Unclear Etiology, Speaker: Dr. Harvey Zarren
2014-10-26 NESCH October 2014 Quarterly Meeting - "Hypnotic techniques and the patient experience" with Dr. Elvira Lang
2014-06-14 NESCH 59th Annual Advanced Workshop, Claire Frederick, MD
2014-05-18 NESCH May 2014 Quarterly Meeting - "Pearls from Practice, Presenters: NESCH Members"
2014-01-26 NESCH January 2014 Quarterly Meeting - "Inviting the Muse: Trance Enhancement of Creativity,” Presenter: Carol Ginandes, Ph.D., ABPP
2014-01-12 Skills Workshop: "Alert Hypnosis and Anxiety Management” with Max Shapiro PhD
2013-12-08 NESCH December 2013 Quarterly Meeting - "Hypnosis and Trauma Treatment," Presenter: Lorna McKenzie-Pollack, LICSW
2013-09-29 NESCH September 2013 Quarterly Meeting, "Unwrapped: The Transformative Impact of Experiential Learning Using Hypnosis with Gay Men," Presenter: Richard Miller, LICSW
2013-05-18 NESCH 58th Annual Advanced Workshop, Michael Yapko, PhD
2013-03-03 NESCH February Quarterly Meeting: Presenter: Max Shapiro, PhD“What we can learn from single-session resolution of a presenting complaint”
2013-01-20 Trauma Workshop
2012-12-02 NESCH December Quarterly Meeting: Presenter: Larry Peltz, MD; The Dr. Tom Martin Memorial Lecture generously sponsored by the Martin Family
2012-10-20 NESCH 58th Annual Basic Workshop
2012-09-30 Sunday, September 30th Dr. Zarren Presents Framework of Patients with Fibrmyalgia
2012-06-10 Half Day meeting, "Pearls from Practice"
2012-04-21 Stuck in Deep Trance: Trauma and Hypnosis, Presenter Nancy Riemer, LICSW
2012-02-12 Eva Szigethy, MD, Hypnosis and GI Disorders
2012-01-22 Hypnosis Skills Refresher Workshop
2011-12-04 "The Dr. Tom Martin Memorial Lecture" FULL DAY - Alert Hypnosis, David M. Wark, PhD, ABPH
2011-10-22 NESCH 57th Annual Basic Workshop
2011-09-25 Hypnosis and Dreams with Deirdre Barrett, PhD
2011-05-14 NESCH 56th Annual Advanced Workshop with Daniel Brown, PhD
2011-04-03 Insomnia and Preparation for Medical, Dental & Surgical Procedures, Max Shapiro, PhD
2011-02-13 Hypnosis and Mindfulness Meditation: Common Ground and Divergence
2010-12-12 Pearls from Practice
2010-11-10 55th Annual Basic Workshop: Hypnosis in Clinical Hypnosis
2010-10-03 Chronic Pain: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Related Syndromes
2010-06-13 Pearls from Practice, Max Shapiro, PhD
2010-05-01 NESCH 55th Annual Advanced Workshop with Peter Bloom M.D.
2010-02-07 Hypnotic Enhancement of Creativity, Nancy Riemer, LICSW
2009-12-06 Pediatric Hypnosis in the Hospital and in the Office, Bob Deutsch, PhD
2009-10-11 Hypnosis and Weight Mangement, Deirdre Barrett, PhD
2009-09-12 NESCH Basic Workshop

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