Hypnotherapy and cognitive techniques for stress management in business

Classroom based course with study materials, tutor support and final

NLP Centre OF Excellence


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£199 inc VAT (was £399)
Offer ends 03 January 2020
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Blended (classroom and online)
1 Day, Part-time
No formal qualification
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  • Certificate of completion available to purchase separately

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Pole Lane Court unsworth cricket club
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Hypnotherapy and cognitive techniques for stress management in business

Stress leads to a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion that can interfere with your ability to successfully keep up with your commitments and effectively run your business. Burnout, financial difficulties

Many of the happiest, most successful, well-adjusted people are those who have learned to respond to high levels of stress in a positive and balanced way

In a world where we’re constantly rushing around: We all know that life isn’t that simple and that throughout our journey in life we might face numerous challenges, problems and setbacks.

Sometimes we take a hit. We fall ill, lose jobs, fight with loved ones, financial worries, being overworked you are under a lot of pressure, struggling with your health, don’t like your job, lack a sense of direction or a feeling of hope.

This course has been designed to allow delegates to analyse their own responses to pressure and produce practical strategies to face daily challenges and become more effective using Hypnotherapy and Cognitive approaches:

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What will I learn on the course?

The importance of recognizing emotions

Awareness of emotions


How to quickly reduce stress

How emotions and personality are linked to behavior and wellbeing

Cognitive cycle and ABC model

Personality types and beliefs

The role of the brain in emotions

Chemicals, hormones, and emotions

Brain plasticity and emotional functioning

The importance of managing moods

Factors that underlie the ability to regulate emotions

The process of emotion regulation

Differences between moods and emotions

Cognitive techniques to manage emotions

Behavioral techniques to manage emotions

An Introduction to Hypnotherapy

  • History of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy.
  • The human mind, how it works & the mind / body connection.
  • Subconscious mind’s re-programming.
  • Fight or flight responses.
  • How our beliefs and values affect our reality
  • What is hypnosis?
  • Different states of hypnosis.
  • Different types of hypnotherapy.
  • Preparing for the consulting room.
  • Building belief and expectancy in your abilities.
  • Principles of verbal psychology in induction.
  • Principles of physical psychology
  • Placebos - How belief is key
  • Brain wave states, Alpha, Beta, Theta and Delta.
  • Stress and the effects of Stress on the body.
  • The relationship between stress and diet.
  • Stress and Exercise - How to reduce cortisol in the system
  • A professional and ethical therapist.
  • Understanding Abreactions, Transference & Counter transference.
  • Creating affirmations and suggestions.
  • How techniques from NLP & CBT can work alongside Hypnotherapy.
  • The key points to hypnotic inductions.
  • Induction methods for the consulting room.
  • Many various induction techniques & Ideomotor Signalling.
  • Induce trance via progressive physical relaxation techniques.
  • Hypnosis deepening methods & Ideomotor Signaling
  • Hypnotic language patterns for deep trance.
  • Subliminal messaging in speech - Conversational Hypnosis
  • Suggestibility tests i.e. Eyelid lock, arm levitation and many more.
  • Self Hypnosis.
  • Guided Imagery & Visualization
  • Anchoring good feeling associations. (NLP technique)
  • Breathing techniques.
  • Major Post hypnotic suggestion.
  • Techniques for stress, insomnia and panic.
  • Setting Goals to combat stress.


When you sign up for one of our courses you will receive world class training from professional, highly skilled trainers. Hypnotherapy and Cognitive techniques for stress management in business is Approved by ILM

The Hypnotherapy and cognitive techniques for stress management in business

is recognised by ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) Delivered by the NLP Centre of Excellence.

Devised by the NLP Centre of Excellence- Approved by ILM

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is the UK's largest awarding body for leadership and management qualifications, with 90,000 people registering for ILM courses in last year alone.

  • There are no prerequisites for joining the course other than the desire to learn and an openness to new ideas.

With Jimmy Petruzzi a World Renowned High Performance coach, Hypnotherapist and NLP Trainer, Award Winning Coach, Bestselling Author, TV Presenter, award winning speaker, developer of Cognitive Reprogramming and cognitive reprocessing Radio Broadcaster, Musician, Committee member for Manchester, North West U.K. BPS British Psychological Society

Testimonials for Jim:

“Jimmy was pivotal part of all the football programmes broadcast on Sky Sports Radio between 2006-2011. His insightful understanding and detailed analysis were integral to the success of the Football at Five show which was broadcast five times a week as well as the Live and Exclusive coverage of the 2009/10 English Premier League. Jim also played a key role in the daily World Cup show in 2010. I look forward to future collaboration with Jim in any football show I present or produce.” Andrew Paschalidis, Former Sky Sports Presenter

"I started training with Jimmy & Sara at 62 years of age, working them has truly transformed my life. I lost 3 stone got into my best shape ever, & over came a phobia of swimming i had since i was 8 years old" Margaret S as per BBC Radio Manchester programme

"Jimmy is a dedicated professional who integrates NLP, and Psychological strategies with Physical Conditioning to excellent effect. Jimmy is extremely knowledgable and a leader in his field" Tony Strudwick, Head of Fitness and Conditioning Manchester United

“I have been co-delivering workshops and doing interviews with Jim and had an amazing time during it. Jim has such a deep knowledge of the human behaviour and expertise on how to help people change it. Our interviews and workshops have mainly been around human mind as I am a neuroscientist and I was genuinely impressed with Jim's knowledge about the human brain and deep interest in this area. I have no doubt that with his profound understanding behaviour and the root causes of it and enormous experience in NLP, hypnotherapy and other techniques Jim can handle any case of changing human behaviour and pioneer new techniques of how to do it. I also believe Jim is a great researcher and can achieve lots in this area too. It is always a real joy and bunch of insight working with him so would highly recommend it to anyone!”

Gabija Toleikyte, Ph.D

"Petruzzi, an Australian, is one of the best qualified coaches of his kind in the world. He has worked with several top players from teams including West Ham and Crystal Palace and his advanced training methods look like paying dividends on the pitch.The lads have taken to him and shown belief in his methods but his work is structured and a long-term thing."

Chris Casper, former Manchester united defender and former Manager of Bury FC (quoted Bury Times )

“Having studied with Jimmy I went on to create my own successful coaching business. Jimmy has been a great mentor and support to me over the years and is always encouraging me to achieve more. Jimmy is extremely knowledgeable in his field and he is passionate and creating positive change in the world. I would highly recommend Jimmy.”

Anne-Marie Mayers Clapp

You are a ray of light. I think that what you stand for and represent is so very vital in our society right now, both in the future of young lives and older generations alike. As a practitioner your natural ability is clear and a visible inspiration to others. There is no doubt too that lives were changed for the better during our course through hearing your thoughts and insights as well as the content itself. I felt your solutions based approach was music to my ears and am looking forward to putting all of these powerful strategies into practice in my own life and with clients. These techniques will have a positive impact on all whose lives I touch from this point on and for that I thank you from the bottom of my heart. My warmest wishes extend to you for better than expected success in your own goals and achievement of your vision. I will look forward to our paths crossing again.”


"Having spent over 30 years working for large corporations I have been on many many courses delivered both by internal trainers and external consultants . I can honestly say without doubt Jim is the most effective trainer I have encountered , his style is laid back, his knowledge is vast and I would go as far as saying the course was life changing. I am now looking at what further training I can do with Jim, truly inspirational ! Thank you so much for this experience"

Angela Gaffney

Who is this course for?

Who is it for?

Anyone who needs to learn the fundamentals of dealing with the “stressors” that affect our well-being and confidence

Any team who are under a lot of pressure of tough deadlines and heavy workloads

Any teams leader how want to build staff morale by investing in their teams health and happiness.

Any team leader who wishes to increase productivity and decrease staff absenteeism

Employees who want to feel a sense of control of their emotions in their professional environment

Anyone who wants to learn in a nurturing and practical environment

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