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Here you can view our collection of e-mail newsletters that have previously been sent to our subscriber base. http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/help.php Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:40:31 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Minutes for January 2011 http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=14:14 <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; "><span> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="font-weight: bold;">The Michigan Society of Clinical Hypnosis (MSCH) Minutes &ndash; January 16, 2011</p> <p class="MsoNormal">MSCH Members Present: James Kohlenberg, MD; Robin Walsh MA, LLP; Dennis Pilon LMSW; Eric Willmarth, Ph.D.; Karen Keeler, LMSW; Karen Danto, LMSW; Lisa Levy, LMSW; Richard Sandefur, LMSW. <strong></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="font-weight: bold;"><strong><span>Business:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li>The meeting consisted of introductions and current activity reports.</li> <li>Jim Kohlenberg presented a financial report showing that MSCH currently is in the black. NOTE: If you have not paid your 2011 dues&nbsp; please do so by mailing a check in the amount of $65.00 full membership, or $25.00 student/affilate (made out to MSCH ) either to Richard Sandefur or contact Joanna at <a href="mailto:joro1023@msn.com">joro1023@msn.com</a>&nbsp; for instructions for paying online through the MSCH website. Richard&rsquo;s address is:<br><br>Richard Sandefur, LMSW<br>796 Stoney Drive<br>South Lyon, MI 48178&nbsp;</li> <li>The annual ASCH meeting will be held in Las Vegas from March 4<sup>th</sup> &ndash; March 8<sup>th</sup>.</li> </ul> <p class="MsoListParagraph" style="font-weight: bold;"><span> <!--[if !supportLineBreakNewLine]--><br> <!--[endif]--></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="font-weight: bold;"><strong><span>Topic of Meeting:</span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">After lunch (provided by Dr. Kohlenberg) a DVD of Jack Watkins demonstrating a hypnosis session with college students was presented. A discussion was held after the DVD pertaining to ego-state therapy and several of the members shared how they are using this therapeutic approach within their practice.<strong></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="font-weight: bold;"><strong><span>Announcement:</span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">The next MSCH meeting will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Michigan Public Library in the Practice Transformation Institute Building from 12 pm -&nbsp; 2 pm. Directions and details will be announced prior to that date.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br><strong> </strong> <p><strong>Respectfully Submitted,<br></strong></p> <strong> </strong> <p><strong><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="" width="175" height="22"><br></strong></p> <strong> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 17:14:11 +0100 Minutes for May 16, 2010 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=13:13 <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; "><strong>MSCH Meeting Minutes May 16, 2010<br></strong></p> <p align="justify">MSCH Members Present: Robin Walsh MA, LLP; LMSW; Elaine Van Den Berghe LPC; Dennis Pilon LMSW, Carolyn Daitch, Ph.D.; Karen Danto, LMSW; James Kohlenberg, MD, MBA, MPH</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Overview:</strong></p> <p align="justify">As this was Robin&rsquo;s last meeting as President of MSCH she discussed some of the accomplishments during the past two years:</p> <div> <ul> <li>The success of the joint conference between MSCH and MSBMB in Grand Rapids </li> <li>The knowledge shared via the Dr. Howard Schubiner presentation on his mind/body program</li> <li>20+ new members who joined MSCH</li> <li>More people were trained in clinical hypnosis</li> <li>Robin Walsh and Dennis S. Pilon provided&nbsp; information regarding MSCH by setting up a table at the Oakland County Counselors Association </li> </ul> <strong>Areas of Potential Growth:</strong> <ul> <li>Robin suggested that it would be beneficial for MSCH to involve more members by creating subcommittees such as:</li> </ul> <ol> <li>Bylaws Committee the purpose of which would be to include ASCH bylaws on the MSCH website Marketing Subgroup </li> <li>Marketing Subgroup </li> <li>Membership Position Committee</li> <li>Book/Article committee to present at MSCH meetings that would provide new learning opportunities regarding clinical hypnosis </li> <li>Elections Committee </li> <li>Social Committee </li> </ol><strong>Additional Suggestions:</strong></div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; " align="justify"><strong><br></strong>Robin suggested that perhaps rotating the meeting times such as Saturday afternoon, Friday afternoon, or evening would allow more members to attend. She also encouraged members to get involved by serving on a committee, offer to research and lead a group discussion, choose a tape or article to discuss or present, and suggest different ideas for conferences.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; " align="justify"><strong><br>Announcement:</strong></p> <p align="justify">Dennis S. Pilon will become the president of MSCH in June, 2010. Please email Dennis if you would like to be more involved and share your ideas, concerns, and any suggestions you may have regarding MSCH. His email address is: <a href="mailto:DSPilonTRC@aol.com">DSPilonTRC@aol.com</a>.</p> <p align="justify">ASCH has expanded their program to include various other medical professionals. If you know of people who would be interested in learning more about clinical hypnosis please have them contact MSCH about these training programs available both here in Michigan and through ASCH.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Seminar through Trauma Recovery Center/Consultants:</strong></p> <p align="justify">The Trauma Recovery Center/Consultants in conjunction with Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute will&nbsp; present&nbsp; &ldquo;Affect Regulation, Attachment and Trauma: A Sensorimotor Approach&rdquo; featuring Pat Ogden, Ph.D., on Saturday June 26, 2010. Contact Dennis S. Pilon, LMSW at 248.546.3550 x2 for more information or to register. You also can register online at:<br><br><a href="http://www.traumarecoverycenter.com/proddetail.php?prod=Pat_Ogden_Sensorimotor">http://www.traumarecoverycenter.com/proddetail.php?prod=Pat_Ogden_Sensorimotor</a></p> <div>I wish you all a safe and enjoyable summer and look forward to seeing you in the Fall.</div> <br><br><strong> <p><strong>Respectfully Submitted,<br></strong></p> <p><strong><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="" width="175" height="22"><br></strong></p> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Mon, 07 Jun 2010 13:04:51 +0100 Minutes for March 7, 2010 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=12:12 <p><br></p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for December 6, 2009 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <strong></strong> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>MSCH Members Present: Robin Walsh MA, LLP; LMSW; Elaine Van Den Berghe MA; Marty Wunsch Ph.D.; Dennis Pilon LMSW, Karen Keeler, LMSW; Carolyn Daitch, Ph.D.; Karen Danto, LMSW; Lynn Gilchrist,MA, LLPC; James Kohlenberg, MD.</p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br><strong>Business:</strong></p> <ul> <li> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Robin Walsh suggested updating the MSCH bylaws so that they would be in sync with the ASCH bylaws regarding criteria for membership.</div> </li> <li>Jim Kohlenberg presented a financial report showing that MSCH currently is in the black. NOTE: If you have not paid your 2010 dues&nbsp; please do so by mailing a check for $65.00 (made out to MSCH ) either to Richard Sandefur or contact Joanna at <a href="mailto:joro1023@msn.com">joro1023@msn.com</a>&nbsp; for instructions of how to pay online through the MSCH website. <br><br>Richard&rsquo;s address is:<br><br>Richard Sandefur, LMSW<br>796 Stoney Drive<br>South Lyon, MI 48178</li> <li>Eric Willmarth will be representing MSCH at the ASCH Council of Governors meeting in Nashville, Tennessee March 12th &ndash; 16th.</li> <li>Carolyn Daitch suggested that MSCH consider bringing in a trainer sometime in the near future for enhancing our education of clinical hypnosis. She will follow up by networking at the ASCH meeting in Nashville.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Topic of Meeting:</strong></p> <p><strong></strong><br>Carolyn gave an excellent presentation from material she will be including in her new book on treating generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) with clinical hypnosis<strong>.</strong></p> <p><br><strong>Announcement:</strong></p> <p><br>Dennis S. Pilon will become the president of MSCH in June, 2010.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Respectfully Submitted,<br></strong></p> <p><strong><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="" width="175" height="22"><br></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><br></p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 26 Mar 2010 20:05:29 +0100 Minutes for December 6, 2009 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=11:11 <p><br></p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for December 6, 2009 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <strong></strong> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>MSCH Members Present: Robin Walsh MA, LLP; Karen Tesser, LMSW; Allan Tesser; Elaine Van Den Berghe MA; Marty Wunsch Ph.D.; Dennis Pilon LMSW, Sandra Johnson ACSW, BCD; Janette Ghedotte MA, LLP, CAAC, CIRT; Richard Sandefur LMSW, ACSW, CAAC; Eileen Bond, LMSW; Karen Keeler, LMSW; Carolyn Daitch, PhD.; Karen Danto, LMSW; Sharon Krstavska, MD.</p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br><strong>Topic of Meeting:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Dr. Howard Schubiner, from St. Johns Providence, gave a most informative presentation on the topic of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Schubiner is a local leader in integrative medicine and a firm believer in the mind body connection which he referred to as Mind Body Syndrome. He is also a clinical professor at Wayne State University. He addressed the different ways we unconsciously become conditioned to react to life events with pain that really has no pathological basis. Dr. Schubiner teaches a 4 week/2 hour class which offers several tools effective in &lsquo;unlearning&rsquo; pain. For further information he can be reached at <a href="http://www.unlearnyourpain.com" target="_blank">unlearnyourpain.com</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br><strong>Announcement:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">The Oakland Counseling Association is having their holiday luncheon, &ldquo;Agencies in the Round&rdquo; on Thursday, December 17th. Registration begins at 10:30 and the cost is $24.00 per person. This event will take place at the Radisson in Bloomfield Hills. Robin Walsh is planning to attend and would like to set up a MSCH table with information concerning the Michigan Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Anyone who is interested in attending please contact Robin at <a href="mailto:robinwalsh@att.net.">robinwalsh@att.net.</a></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Next MSCH Meeting:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><br></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">The speaker at our next meeting will be Dr. Robert Pearson. Date to be announced.<br>Respectfully Submitted,<br></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br></p> <p style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="" width="175" height="22"><br></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><br></p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Wed, 23 Dec 2009 10:48:31 +0100 Minutes for May 17, 2009 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=10:10 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for May 17, 2009 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <strong></strong> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>The MSCH meeting was held on May 17, 2009 at the office of Robin Walsh. The following people were in attendance:<br>&nbsp;<br>Martin Wunsch, Ph.D., Shirley Patterson, Masters Student in Counseling and new member, Eric Willmarth Ph.D., Elaine Van Den Berghe., MA., Robin Walsh MA LLP<br>&nbsp;<br>Business:</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">The meeting focused on new member recruitment and the upcoming joint conference in October between MSCH and MSBMB in Grand Rapids.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li> <div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">A current member of MSCH is affiliated with two colleges and the possibility of&nbsp; acquainting students pursuing a career in the field of counseling, mental health, and medical venues with our organization and the advantages of membership was discussed.</div> </li> <li>Other suggestions included advertising the upcoming joint conference between MSCH and MSBMB scheduled for October in Grand Rapids. Such publications included Michigan Mental Health Counselors Newsletter, and the Michigan Psychological Association publication/newsletter. If anyone else has any advertising suggestions please contact Robin at <a href="mailto:robinwalsh@att.net">robinwalsh@att.net</a>. </li> <li>The MSCH brochure is being created and should be ready for review in September.&nbsp; We are hoping to have the brochure ready by October.</li> <li>Eric provided a video he has prepared for use as an introduction to clinical hypnosis&nbsp; training.</li> <li>Eric also provided an update on how preparations for the upcoming joint conference was progressing. More exciting news will be forthcoming.</li> <li>Karen Keeler agreed to teach a workshop for a Saturday break out meeting.</li> <li>It was suggested that on-line registration for the basic training workshop at the conference be available on the MSCH website. The new MSBMB website will be up and information will be posted there also.</li> <li>&nbsp;Changing the MSCH meeting to alternating Saturdays one month and Sundays the next month was presented by Robin Walsh and discussed. The time would remain the same as it is now for both days. You will be kept advised regarding this possible change.</li> <div>&nbsp;</div> </ul> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">I wish everyone a safe and wonderful summer. I look forward to seeing all of you in September.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/robinwalsh.jpg" alt="" width="112" height="21"><br>&nbsp;<br></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">NOTE: If you have not paid your 2009 dues yet&nbsp; please do so by mailing a check for $65.00 (made out to MSCH ) either to Richard Sandefur or contact Joanna at <a href="mailto:joro1023@msn.com">joro1023@msn.com</a>&nbsp; for instructions to pay online through the MSCH website. Richard&rsquo;s address is:</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Richard Sandefur, LMSW<br>796 Stoney Drive<br>South Lyon, MI 48178</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:29:29 +0100 Minutes for March 22, 2009 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=9:9 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p style="margin-right: 0px;" dir="ltr" align="justify">The MSCH meeting was held on March 22, 2009 at the office of Dr. Carolyn Daitch. The following people were in attendance:<br>&nbsp;<br>Richard Sandefur LMSW, James Kohlenberg MD, Karen Danto LMSW, Robin Walsh MA LLP, Elaine Van Den Berghe MA LPC, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D, Karen Keeler LMSW, and Dennis S. Pilon LMSW.<br>&nbsp;<br>Business:<br>&nbsp;<br>Carolyn Daitch was elected Fellow at the 2009 ASCH annual conference in Boston. Congratulations to Carolyn.<br>&nbsp;<br>Robin announced that ASCH has recently approved training for BA level medical professionals and child life workers who are licensed in their perspective states. <br>&nbsp;<br>The following MSCH members are ASCH approved consultants: Karen Tesser, Eric Willmarth, Dennis S. Pilon, Carolyn Daitch, Jim Kohlenberg, Mary Pratt Miller, Donald Moss.<br>&nbsp;<br>Eric has suggested that we join with the Biofeedback group to offer a two or three day workshop which would include a basic training track along with workshops. Eric has secured a location in Grand Rapids for the weekend of Oct.9-11 2009. More information will be forthcoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>Carolyn announced that she will be conducting a basic training class for hypnosis on April 3-5 and an intermediate training class will be held on April 24-25. Contact Carolyn for more information at 248-626-8151 or visit her website by clicking on the link below for further details.</p> <p style="margin-right: 0px;" dir="ltr" align="justify">&nbsp;<a href="http://www.anxiety-treatment.com/newsletter.php?letter_id=9&amp;lettertype=&amp;pageaction=browse">http://www.anxiety-treatment.com/newsletter.php?letter_id=9&amp;lettertype=&amp;pageaction=browse</a>.&nbsp; <br>&nbsp;<br>If you have not paid your 2009 dues yet please do so by mailing a check for $65.00 (made out to MSCH ) either to Richard Sandefur or contact Joanna at <a href="mailto:joro1023@msn.com">joro1023@msn.com</a>&nbsp; for instructions to pay online through the MSCH website. Richard&rsquo;s address is:</p> <p style="margin-right: 0px;" dir="ltr" align="justify">Richard Sandefur, LMSW<br>796 Stoney Drive<br>South Lyon, MI 48178<br>&nbsp;<br>Clinical:</p> <p style="margin-right: 0px;" dir="ltr" align="justify">A discussion followed whereby Carolyn, Robin, Elaine and Dennis shared their views along with new areas of expertise from the workshops conducted at the ASCH conference.<br>&nbsp;<br>The next MSCH meeting will take place on May 17, 2009. Location and details will follow shortly.<br>&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-right: 0px;" dir="ltr" align="justify">Respectfully submitted,<br><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto" width="175" height="22"></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:29:18 +0100 Minutes for December 14, 2008 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=8:8 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for December 14, 2008 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <strong></strong> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>The December 14, 2008 MSCH meeting was held at the office of Dr Carolyn Daitch. The following people were in attendance: Marty Wunch&nbsp; Ph.D., Robin Walsh MA, LLP, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D., Eileen Bond LMSW, Karen Danto LMSW, Jannette Ghedotte MA, LLP, Dennis Pilon LMSW and Sandra Johnson LMSW.<br>&nbsp;<br><strong>Business:</strong></p> <ol> <li> <div>Discussed different options for a MSCH exhibit board to display at various conferences and health expos.</div> </li> <li> <div>Discussed the idea of formatting a new MSCH brochure. We will be looking at brochures from other component sections to assist in ideas.</div> </li> <li> <div>Explored the possibility of advancing clinical hypnosis and MSCH by lecturing at different universities.</div> </li> <li> <div>Robin, Carolyn and Jeanette agreed to call and/or email group members reminding them about upcoming MSCH meetings and functions.</div> </li> <li> <div>The ASCH Conference will be held in Boston March 6th-10th, 2009.</div> </li> <li> <div>Eric will be stepping down as Component Representative at the Board of Governors meeting. A volunteer is needed to attend this meeting in Boston. Both Robin and Jannette are considering. If anyone else is interested please contact Robin as soon as possible.</div> </li> <li> <div>Robin will be presenting at Maplegrove on March 17th from 11:45 am &ndash; 1:00 pm. The topic will be "Utilizing Hypnosis to Treat Addictions." CEUs will be available. The lecture is complimentary.</div> </li> <li> <div>There will be a potluck dinner at the home of Robin Walsh on January 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm. This will be an opportunity to welcome new members.</div> </li> </ol> <p><strong>Clinical:</strong><br>&nbsp;<br>A presentation was given by Jannette Ghedotte MA, LLP. The topic was "Sex, Love and Addiction."&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br>The next MSCH meeting will be held on March 22, 2009. Details will be announced prior to that date.<br>&nbsp;<br>Respectfully submitted,<br><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto" width="175" height="22"></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:29:08 +0100 Minutes of October 12, 2008 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=7:7 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" align="justify"><strong>Minutes for October 12, 2008 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <strong></strong> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" align="justify"><br>MSCH Members Present:&nbsp; Robin Walsh MA, LLP; Ann Bradley LCSW, CSW; James Kohlenberg MD; Cinde Chan MA, LLPC; Elaine VanDenBerghe MA; Marty Wunsch Ph.D.; Marilyn Sylvan Thompson EDS, LMSW; Dennis Pilon LMSW, Sandra Johnson ACSW, BCD; Janette Ghedotte MA, LLP, CAAC, CIRT; Richard Sandefer LMSW, ACSW, CAAC.<br>Business:</p> <ul> <li> <div>Initial topic was marketing.&nbsp; Ideas were discussed on how to market MSCH and our private practices. An exhibit board was suggested.&nbsp; Discussions included researching the cost on line of Apollo Exhibition Systems exhibit boards, and possible conferences to participate in as an exhibitor. There would be a need for MSCH members to volunteer at an exhibit table.</div> </li> <li> <div>Updating the MSCH pamphlet was discussed.&nbsp; The plan is to find a copy of an original pamphlet, make updates, present this at the next meeting, and discuss with Joanna the design of the pamphlet&nbsp; so that it coincides with the design and content of the MSCH website.&nbsp; We hope to have a completed rough draft of the pamphlet ready by the next meeting.</div> </li> <li> <div>It was requested that group members contact their graduate schools to promote hypnosis.</div> </li> <li> <div>In order to improve meeting attendance and increase membership the following ideas were recommended:&nbsp; Call active group members in order to invite them to the next meeting, review the inactive list of MSCH members, and personalize emails of upcoming meetings by including the MSCH members&rsquo; first name. As a way of welcoming new group members a potluck was recommended which would be held at a MSCH members&rsquo; home.&nbsp; January, 2009 was the recommended month and the location will be determined.</div> </li> <li> <div>The next ASCH meeting will be held March, 2009.&nbsp; Membership to ASCH and attendance of their annual conference was discussed. <br></div> </li> </ul> <p align="justify"><strong>Topic of Meeting:</strong><br>Those in attendance were enlightened by Ann Bradley&rsquo;s presentation on integrating energy medicine and hypnosis in psychotherapy and techniques.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Announcement:<br></strong>Robin Walsh will be doing a workshop at Maplegrove on 2/17/09. The subject will be &lsquo;Treating Addiction with Hypnosis&rsquo;.&nbsp; MSCH members can attend at no charge.&nbsp; One CAC, CEU Social Work credit will be earned by attending.&nbsp;&nbsp; The time of the workshop is 11:45 am to 1 pm.&nbsp; Lunch can be purchased at the Maplegrove cafeteria.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Next MSCH Meeting:</strong><br>The next meeting will be held on 12/14/08, 12 pm -2 pm.&nbsp; A notice will be sent prior to this date with the exact location.&nbsp; Tentative guest speaker will be Laney Zarkis-Goolsby, marketing expert for Henry Ford Behavioral Health.&nbsp; Join us for new insights and advice.<br>Thank you all for attending and I look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.&nbsp; <br><br><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/robinwalsh.jpg" alt="Robin Walsh" width="112" height="21"></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:28:57 +0100 Minutes for April 27, 2008 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=6:6 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <font face="Tahoma" size="2"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for April 27, 2008 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>The April 27, 2008 MSCH meeting was held at the office of Karen Danto, LMSW. The following people were in attendance: Karen Keeler LMSW, Martin Wunsch Ph.D., Kerry Reed BBA, Janette Ghedotte MA, LLP, CAAC, Kathy Kuhn RN, James Kohlenberg MD, MBA, ABMH, Richard Sandefur LMSW, CAAC, Robin Walsh MA, LLP, CHT, Karen Danto LMSW, Eric Wilmarth, Ph.D., Dennis S. Pilon LMSW, and Carolyn Daitch Ph.D.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>BUSINESS:</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Our Treasurer, James Kohlenberg, reported that we now have a positive balance of $1,844.50 in the MSCH bank account.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Carolyn announced that she will be presenting at the Los Angeles County Psychological Association on May 3rd and at the Southern California Imago Association on May 4th. Carolyn will also be teaching a course &ldquo;The Best Hypnotic Methods for the Non-Hypnotherapist&rdquo; on May 9th in Novi, Michigan from 8:30 &ndash; 4:30 pm. To register please call Jane Savoy, Ph.D., at 248.646.9580.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">It was decided that our administrator would contact MSCH members who have not renewed their 2008 dues of $65.00. Our membership chair will also contact those members of ASCH who are not MSCH members to encourage their involvement.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">The MSCH annual banquet will be held on June 13th at 6:30 PM. The location will be announced shortly. Eric Wilmarth will be stepping down as President and Robin Walsh will begin her term as President of MSCH. Dennis S. Pilon was nominated at President Elect for MSCH beginning June, 2010.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br><strong>MEMBER NEWS:</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Carolyn announced that she will be presenting at the Los Angeles County Psychological Association on May 3rd, and at the Southern California Imago Association on May 4th. Carolyn will also be teaching a course &ldquo;The Best Hypnotic Methods for the Non-Hypnotherapist&rdquo; on May 9th in Novi, Michigan from 8:30 &ndash; 4:30 pm. To register please call Jane Savoy, Ph.D., at 248.646.9580.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Dennis S. Pilon continues to produce professional development seminars focusing on Trauma and Dissociation throughout North America. These seminars feature speakers such as John Briere, Richard J. Loewenstein MD, Joyanna Silberg Ph.D., and Allan Shore.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Eric Wilmarth has recently been elected President Elect of Division 30 which is the clinical hypnosis division of APA.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>CLINICAL:</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Eric Wilmarth shared a wonderful videotaped session with Herbert Spiegle who resides in New York City.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Eric, Carolyn, Jim, and Dennis shared the benefits they experienced at the ASCH annual conference in Chicago.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br></p> <p align="justify">Respectfully submitted,</p> </font><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:28:42 +0100 Minutes for February 17th, 2008 Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=5:5 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <font face="Tahoma" size="2"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>Minutes for February 17, 2008 MSCH Meeting</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><br>The February 17, 2008 MSCH metting was held at the office of Dennis Pilon. The following people were in attendance: Dennis Pilon LMSW, Eric Wilmarth Ph.D, Lisa Levy LMSW, Loukia Pelossof LMSW, Sandra Johnson LMSW, Mitchell Klein Ph.D, Dorit Silver LMSW, Karen Danto LMSW, Robin Walsh LLP, Kate K. Smith MA, LLP, Alex Wilmarth, Wendy Lemke MS, LP, Marty Wunsch Ph.D, Karen Tesser LMSW.<br>&nbsp;<br>There will be an election this coming June as a membership committee position will be available. Please contact Eric Willmarth if you would like more information.<br>&nbsp;<br>Wendy Lemke MS, LP from the Minnesota Society for Clinical Hypnosis was our guest speaker. Wendy has taught as adjunct faculty for St. Cloud State University and has presented on topics (i.e. Sexual disorders; Sexual trauma/abuse; Ego State therapy; Dissociative Identity disorder; Ego Strengthening; and Hypnosis) through the American and the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis, as well as assisting in the education for advocates through the Central Minnesota Sexual Assault Center. She is a member/committee member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and the Founder/President of the Minnesota Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Wendy also offers individual and/or group consultation (on hypnosis and/or dissociative disorders).</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Her presentation on using Hypnosis and Ego State Therapy with DID clients was most informative.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><strong>MEMBER NEWS:</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Carolyn Daitch recently presented at the Networker Symposium in Washington D.C. One of the attendees at her workshop, Peter Ho, has invited her to teach a three day course at his clinic in Hong Kong.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">MSCH was well represented by Dennis Pilon, Sandra Standquist, Eric Willmarth, Carolyn Daitch, and Donald Moss at the ASCH Conference in Chicago March 7 &ndash; 11th. Carolyn taught an advanced workshop, intermediate training and individual consultation; Eric Willmarth conducted a workshop and Symposium on &ldquo;Integration of Hypnosis and Biofeedback in Pain Management&rdquo; along with fellow MSCH member Donald Moss, Ph.D., and Ian Wickramasekers from Illinois. He was also joined by his son, Kevin Willmarth, PsyD., Melissa Willmarth, RN, NPM for a &ldquo;No Medication: Pain Management During Pregnancy&rdquo; workshop.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Carolyn and Eric each received the President's Award for their role in the ASCH-SCEH meeting last year as co-chairs of the advanced program.<br></p> <p align="justify">Respectfully submitted,</p> </font><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:28:31 +0100 Minutes for December 2, 2007 MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=4:4 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <font face="Tahoma" size="2"> <p align="justify"><strong>Minutes for December 2, 2007</strong><span style="font-family: 'Arial', 'sans-serif'; color: black; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"> </span><strong>MSCH meeting:</strong></p> <p align="justify">The MSCH met on December 2, 2007 at the office of Carolyn Daitch&nbsp; Ph.D. The following members were in attendance:<br>&nbsp;<br>Dennis Pilon LMSW, Karen Keeler LMSW, Eileen Bond LMSW, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D., Robin Walsh MA, Karen Danto LMSW, Cathy Herzog Ph.D.<br>&nbsp;<br>Business:</p> <p align="justify">A discussion was held regarding the formation of a nomination committee. We also discussed different ways to increase our membership. Carolyn expressed an interest in spearheading a new member committee.</p> <p align="justify">Carolyn will be conducting hypnosis training in February, 2008. Please contact her at 248.626.8151 if you are interested in attending.<br>&nbsp;<br>Clinical:</p> <p align="justify">Carolyn gave a brief but informative presentation from her book "Affect Regulation Toolbox&rdquo;. She provided us with an overview of the various sections.<br>&nbsp;<br>The next MSCH meeting will take place on February 17, 2008. Details will be announced shortly. <br></p> <p align="justify">Respectfully submitted,</p> </font><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:28:21 +0100 Minutes for October 21, 2007 MSCH meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=3:3 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <font face="Tahoma" size="2"> <p><strong>Minutes for October 21, 2007 MSCH meeting:</strong></p> <p align="justify">The meeting was held on October 21st&nbsp; at the office of Karen Keeler.</p> <p align="justify">In attendance were: Karen Keeler LMSW, Eric Wilmarth Ph.D, Lisa Levy LMSW, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D, Sandra Johnson LMSW, Karen Danto LMSW, and James Kohlenberg MD.</p> <p align="justify">Business:</p> <p align="justify">There was a Board Meeting prior to the General Meeting from 11:00 AM &ndash; 12:00 PM.&nbsp; It was decided by the Board to raise the annual dues from $45 to $65 per year. This increase will begin on January 1, 2008.</p> <p align="justify">The increase stems from the fact that we have an excellent website that all MSCH members who are up-to-date in the payment of their dues can benefit from. The benefits include a picture, credentials, and biography in the Meet our Members section. The Members section is a good referral base as well.</p> <p align="justify">Topic of Meeting:</p> <p align="justify">Karen Keeler gave a most informative presentation on the use of clinical hypnosis with an elderly population. All who were present found this subject to be beneficial.</p> <p align="justify">Next MSCH Meeting:</p> <p align="justify">The next MSCH meeting will be on December 2nd at the office of Carolyn Daitch, Ph.D. The address is:</p> <p align="justify">28592 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 301<br>Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334.<br>248.626.8151</p> <p align="justify">For driving directions please <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=US&amp;addtohistory=&amp;searchtab=home&amp;formtype=address&amp;popflag=0&amp;latitude=&amp;longitude=&amp;name=&amp;phone=&amp;level=&amp;cat=&amp;address=28592+Orchard+Lake+Road%2C+Suite+301&amp;city=Farmington+Hills&amp;state=Mi&amp;zipcode=48334" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> <p align="justify">Carolyn&rsquo;s presentation will focus on her book &ldquo;Affect Regulation Toolbox.&rdquo; Her book has been reviewed in both French and Australian publications as well as the International Council of Psychologists.</p> <p align="justify">Respectfully submitted,</p> </font><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:28:09 +0100 Minutes for May 20th MSCH Meeting http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=2:2 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <font face="Tahoma" size="2"> <p>Minutes for May 20th MSCH meeting:</p> <p align="justify">The meeting was held on May 20th at the office of Karen Keeler.</p> <p align="justify">In attendance were: Karen Danto LMSW, Eric Wilmarth Ph.D, Carol Rasche MA, LLP, Elaine Van Den Berghe MA, LPC, Lisa Levy ACSW, Robin Walsh MA, LLP, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D, Pamela Oehmke LMSW, Karen Keeler LMSW James Kohlenberg MD, and Richard Sandefur LMSW.</p> <p align="justify">The topic was &ldquo;Solving Crimes with Hypnosis&rdquo; presented by forensic hypnosis consultant Dr. William C. Wester II, Ed.D. Dr. Wester is a forensic hypnosis consultant, accredited by the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association. He is one of a select few who are registered with the FBI to conduct interviews of witnesses under hypnosis and enjoys a world-wide reputation due to some spectacular successes.&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify">Dr. Wester presented the guidelines and protocols he follows when performing forensic hypnosis. He stressed that the goal of forensic hypnosis is to uncover additional information or potential leads via hypnotic enhancement.</p> <p align="justify">An accomplished author, Dr. Wester&rsquo;s latest book was released this year. &ldquo;Therapeutic Hypnosis with Children and Adolescents&rdquo; is co-authored with Dr. Laurence Sugarman.</p> <p align="justify">All who were present benefited from this very interesting presentation.&nbsp;</p> </font> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Respectfully submitted,</font><br><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:27:49 +0100 March 18, 2007 Minutes http://www.msch.info/newsletter/public/archive.php?id=1:1 <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="550" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/logo.jpg" alt="MSCH"></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Minutes for March 18th meeting:</font></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">The MSCH meeting was held on 3/18/07 at the office of Carolyn Daitch Ph.D.</font></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">In attendance were: Karen Danto LMSW, Mary Pratt Miller Ph.D, Eric Wilmarth, Ph.D, Elaine Van Den Berghe, MA, LPC, Karen Tesser LMSW, Eileen Bond ACSW, Dennis S. Pilon LMSW, Robin Walsh MA, LLP, Carolyn Daitch Ph.D, Sandra Johnson ACSW, Karen Keeler LMSW, Debby Bastedo MA, LPC LLPNCC.</font></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Discussion took place with comments and highlights from those who attended the joint ASCH-SCEH conference held January, 2007. Eric showed a videotape of John G. Watkins that he shot and produced in one day at the conference. It was shown at a lunch presentation and very well received.</font></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Carolyn spoke to the Michigan Dental Society about hypnosis. Eric spoke to Beaumont residents about introducing hypnosis as an adjunct to medical treatment.</font></p> <p><font face="Tahoma" size="2">Respectfully submitted,</font><br><img src="http://www.msch.info/newsletter_img/sig(1).jpg" alt="Karen Danto, LMSW"></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> "MSCH" <administration@msch.info> Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:27:38 +0100