Counselling and Hypnotherapy: Together for (almost) the first time

 Counselling and Hypnotherapy: Together for (almost) the first time Author: Karen Phillip, Lead Trainer at  Australian Hypnotherapy CollegeAbstract The purpose of this article is to explore how hypnotherapy can be utilised in counselling practice. The literature discusses the advantages of using hypnotherapy techniques for multiple issues...

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Counselling Legislation in BC (A Brief History)

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute, Canada's longest running hypnotherapy school. You can contact him at 604-808-3703. Over the years many aspiring hypnotherapists and students have asked me about hypnotherapy legislation or lack of relating to their ability to practice in their location. This issue can be quite ...

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The Healing Power of Belief (My healing journey)

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute and the IACH. Orca Institute is Canada's longest-running and only Designated hypnotherapy school. You can contact him at 604-808-3703 In 1983 I was diagnosed as having Melanoma Carcinoma, a potentially lethal form of skin cancer. Needless to say, it came as a shock. It...

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Counsellor Legislation in Ontario, Canada

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute and the IACH. Orca Institute is Canada's longest-running and only Designated hypnotherapy school. You can contact him at 604-808-3703  In 2007 the Ontario government created a draft proposal called The Controlled Act of Psychotherapy. On December 30, 2017, the act was ...

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Counselling Hypnotherapy Legislation in BC, Canada

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute and the IACH. Orca Institute is Canada's longest-running and only Designated hypnotherapy school. You can contact him at 604-808-3703 UPDATE: August 4th, 2021: Alberta has announced that they will proclaim the formation of a College of Counselling Therapists very ...

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Neuroplasticity (Change your mind, change your reality)

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Lisa Brown is a student at Orca Institute, Canada's Longest running hypnotherapy School   A superhero movie recently trumpeted this message. A counselling hypnotherapist sat in the movie theatre all dinner plate eyes at the transformation of well, just EVERYTHING on the screen. I’m that hypnotherapist and I was watching that movie as a s...

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Thoughts on Cancer

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Serge King, Ph.D. is a Hawaain Shaman based in Hawaii. He is the author of many books including The Urban Shaman and Imagineering for Health. Contact Orca Institute at 604-808-3703. My younger brother died of cancer in his early thirties, and my mother died of complications involving cancer when she was in her eighties. And I have had the oppo...

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Learning Ericksonian Hypnosis

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute, Canada's longest running hypnotherapy school.You can contact him at 604-808-3703 Milton Erickson was an American psychiatrist and the founding president of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis born in 1901 and died in 1980. At 17 he was paralyzed by polio. This event start...

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Counselling - Hypnotherapy Regulation in Canada (Video)

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC is the Director and founder of Orca Institute and the IACH. Orca Institute is Canada's longest-running and only Designated hypnotherapy school.You can contact him at 604-808-3703  A current Overview of Counsellor Legislation in Canada. By IACH, and Orca Institute. This is a talk by Sheldon Bilsker, ...

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Regulating Colleges (Counselling) in BC, Canada

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UPDATE: August 4th, 2021: Alberta has announced that they will proclaim the formation of a College of Counselling Therapists very soon. More details Here.   On August 23rd, 2020 the BC Government announced that it would be overhauling the 20 Colleges under the Health Protections Act. The intent is to reduce the 20 current Colleges to 6. This m...

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Why We are Recommending that Our Students Join ACTA

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Sheldon Bilsker, HT, RCC  - Director, Orca Institute   I am writing this in response to a multitude of inquiries about the upcoming Counsellor Legislation in Alberta and ACTA (Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta). I own and have been running a designated counselling hypnotherapy school in BC for 35 years. I have been i...

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