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ABCs of the Synergy of CBD, THC and HYP

October 25, 2019 


Holiday Inn
1068 Williston Road
South Burlington, Vermont

Beyond talk therapy – you will learn when it’s appropriate and how to be able to suggest CBD, THC and clinical hypnosis when talk therapy isn’t enough. You will apply your new knowledge to a case presentation. There will also be a demonstration, where you will have the opportunity to experience self-hypnosis!


Paul Jerard, PA-C
Founder- Director, Vermont Cannabinoid Clinic; Educational Consultant

Jessilyn Dolan, RN, CMT, ADS
Founder, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Assoc; Organic hemp farmer

Linda Thomson, PhD, APRN, ABMH, ABHN
President, NMSCH; Co-Director, Hypnovations; ASCH Approved Consultant

Maureen Turner, MEd, RNBC, LCMHC, LCSW
President, Motivation Hypnosis; Co-Director, Hypnovations; ASCH Approved Consultant 

Workshop Chair: Cherie Troyen, MEd, ASCH Approved Consultant;  Vice President, NMSCH; Independent Practitioner    

6 CEUs
Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors

Open to Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, as well as Doctors, Nurses and PAs
Grad Students in the above mentioned disciplines also welcome

NMSCH Members: $159
Non-Members: $169 

Registration fee includes continental breakfast & lunch

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8:30-9:00am Registration and Breakfast 

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions 

9:15-10:15 Paul Jerard  - Addressing the science and evidence behind the medicinal use of cannabinoid and a briefing on the rules surrounding the Vermont Marijuana Registry.

10:15-10:45 Linda Thomson - Video:  "Psychobiology of the Endocannabinoid System and Hypnosis"

10:45-11:00 Break 

11:00-11:45 Jessilyn Dolan - Conscious Cannabis: organic growing practices and the importance of consumer safety.

11:45-12:30 Maureen Turner – Usefulness of hypnosis for treating pain, anxiety and sleep issues and the synergy
with CBD/THC to enhance effectiveness. Participation in 
hypnosis demonstration (optional).

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30 -1:45 Cherie Troyen - Short film clip from historic comedy film, “Reefer Madness,”  inventing craziness caused by using marijuana...  and brief discussion. 

1:45- 2:45 Panel Discussion -  Bringing Together the ABCs of the Synergy of CBD, THC and HYP                                                                        Panel Moderator: Cherie Troyen.
Panelists:  Paul Jerard, Jessilyn Dolan, Maureen 
Turner, 2 Lay persons providing information on their actual own experiences with CBD, THC, and hypnosis.

2:45-3:15 Maureen Turner - Teaching & demonstrating the Turner Self Hypnosis Technique© 
(participation optional). 

3:15-3:30 Break 

3:30-3:45    Cherie Troyen – Taming the “What If” fantasies - innovative hypnotic strategies and techniques to help control worries and “runaway fears.”

3:45-4:45pm Case Examples/Experiential Applications to Practice

Download copy of the Schedule: 2019 Fall NMSCH Schedule



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