Rx: Sleep Medicine:
Improve Sleep for Your Clients and Yourself
PRESENTED BY Jim Barker, MD, CHt
September 15th 9:00AM to 5:30PM
CLASS IS FOR:
Hypnotists, Health Care professionals, NLP Practitioners &
Mind / Body Enthusiasts
We spend one third of our lives
asleep. New research is underscoring the necessity and benefits of a full
night of restorative sleep. Yet over half of Americans are sleep deprived.
Another 40 % have frequent insomnia—with 10 to 20% experiencing insomnia
several nights a week. The obesity epidemic in the United States likewise
has pushed the rate of Obstructive Sleep Apnea over 10% of the Adult
population as well as Diabetes Mellitus type 2 to nearly 30%.
and Hypnosis are forever intertwined. Hypnos comes from Greek to sleep.
Hypnosis is highly effective for insomnia. The techniques we use can also be
very helpful in almost every common sleep disorder as well. This workshop
includes case histories, demonstration and hands-on practice.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- The importance of adequate restorative sleep
- The basic Sleep States, EEG wave concepts, and normal sleep
- Which medical problems have sleep overlay
- To work with the common (and not so common) sleep disorders
- To develop tools to use for mind-racing and insomnia
- Wide ranging skills necessary for comprehensive care of the client
with a variety of sleep disorders
- Strategies for offering complementary care adjuncts to Health Care
providers such as physicians
Jim Barker, MD, CHt
practices Pulmonary, Sleep Medicine, and Medical
Hypnosis at Coryell Health System in Gatesville, Texas. A Kansas native, Jim
studied Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas with post-doctoral studies in
Lexington, KY and Miami, Florida. He has long been interested in
mindfulness, autohypnosis, and complementary therapies. Dr. Barker has
practiced Medicine in several states and was Professor of Medicine and Chief
of Pulmonary Diseases at the University of South Carolina (Columbia) as well
as at Texas A&M Health Science Center and Scott & White in Temple, TX. While
serving as a hospital administrator in San Antonio, he took Anne King’s
course in Hypnosis in Boerne, TX. And the rest is history!
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