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Is There a Role for Hypnotherapy in Treating Insomnia?

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Hypnotherapy is a technique that uses hypnosis (a state of focused attention) in combination with various therapies such as talk therapy to create perspective shift away from what does not support the individual towards one that does.  It works closely with the subconscious mind to create these effects quickly and long lasting. Regarding Insomnia, Hypnotherapy aims to reframe negative thoughts or habits surrounding sleep into positive ones.  Some studies have shown that Hypnotherapy can improve sleep for people with Insomnia, especially when combined with other therapies. This course will prepare nurses with a better understanding of the science behind the practice.

Is there a role for hypnotherapy in treating insomnia?:

This course is approved for 1 Nursing Contact Hour. You must complete the module to get your certificate. You will have a 10 question comprehensive post test at the end. You must acheive a passing score of 70%. You can retake the test as many time as you want. Remember, each course has a PDF download and questions are based on the the content in the PDF.

Course Objectives   

How Effective Is Hypnosis to Help You Fall Asleep?

Hypnosis for Sleep: How It Works, Effectiveness, & Examples

Hypnotherapy Promises Hope for Insomnia Sufferers

How to Treat Your Insomnia with Hypnosis

Course study material

  • Is there a role for hypnotherapy in treating insomnia?
    Sherri Kozubal, RRT, CRE, RPSGT, CCSH, CHt
  • Watch this YouTube video for course content   64 minutes
  • Note: PDF of the topic will be available in the "Material" Section

Course Originally Released on : 10/30/23

ATECAM LLC is an approved provider of Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation