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Mental Health SIG

  • 19 Jan 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • zoom


Mental Health Special Interest Group

Professional Development / Continuing Education contact hours will be awarded

FOCUS:                Mental Health

DATE:                   Thursday January 19, 2023

TIME:                   6:00-7:30 pm

LOCATION:          Zoom (Link to be sent prior to meeting)

SIG CO-CHAIRS:  Allyson Lewis, OT and Rosa Colorado, OT

IMPORTANT new information: PLEASE sign up to attend meeting through MAOT events calendar, registration will close THE DAY PRIOR to meeting

Topic:  Hypnosis: A Powerful Tool for Occupational Therapy Practitioners to Empower Clients

Speaker: Cally D. Stewart, OTD, MS, OTR/L, Certified Hypnotherapist

Learning Objectives:

  • 1.        to gain an understanding of the therapeutic use of hypnosis in OT practice
  • 2.        to learn about and be able to identify altered states of consciousness that can be applied purposely vs those that occur spontaneously
  • 3.        to explore hypnosis through experiential exercises
  • 4.        to explore, through case studies and discussion, ways hypnosis can enhance client empowerment and be applied to OT practice

Meeting includes Brief Introductions and Announcements with most of the meeting time spent on Presentation and Discussion

Meeting is Free to MAOT members. Non-members $10.00, Students $5.00

Register here: Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy - Mental Health SIG (

Membership forms can be downloaded from the MAOT website.

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Allyson Lewis email:                                                                      
Rosa Colorado email:

Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc. (MAOT)
P.O. Box 850543 Braintree, MA 02185   Email:

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