Islamabad - Bahria University organised ten days training on hypnosis therapy in collaboration with National Guild Hypnotists (NGH) USA for certified consultant hypnotists here at Bahria University.

The objective of the training was to provide 100 hours training on hypnosis/hypnotherapy, which is now a well established mode of psychotherapy and self-improvement. The participants of the training have learned expertise of treating different psychological problems through techniques of hypnosis. It is also helpful for self improvement habit changing.

The trainers of the training were Dr Imran Yousuf Muhammad (BCH, CMI) mind scientist & master trainer, Dr Uzma Masroor, clinical psychologist and head of department professional psychology at BU, Dr Uzma Ali, associate professor ICP/ certified instructor of hypnotherapy NGH USA, and Muneeba Shakeel, clinical psychologist and NGH certified hypnotherapist.

In this training, participants learned the personal improvement, treating addicts, managing pain, reducing stress, sleep problems and changing behaviours. Hypnosis is used in a variety of settings – from emergency rooms to dental offices to outpatient clinics. Clinical studies suggest that hypnosis improve immune function, increase relaxation, decrease stress and ease pain and feelings of anxiety.

Speaking on the closing ceremony of the training, Rector Bahria University Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz HI (M) said, “The training is being conducted on hypnosis therapy is also very useful for the students of psychology. It provides an opportunity to comprehend and understand the theoretical principals along with therapeutic techniques. Bahria University plans that such workshops will be conducted in future also for professional grooming of the psychology practitioners and students.”

At the end, Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz HI (M) distributed certificates among the participants and resource persons and appreciated their interest in the training.