64B4-7.002. Qualifications Necessary for Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors to Practice Hypnosis  

Effective on Wednesday, December 7, 2011
  • 1(1) Before practicing hypnosis for any therapeutic purpose, a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, or mental health counselor shall have successfully completed at least 50 hours of instruction in concepts of and misconceptions of hypnosis induction techniques, contraindications to hypnosis, and the relationships of personality dynamics, psychopathology and ethical issues to hypnosis. Such instruction must have met the standards for approval of continuing education courses set forth in Rule 7264B4-6.002, 73F.A.C., and in addition must have been taught by qualified teachers as defined in Rule 8864B4-7.003, 89F.A.C.

    90(2) An intern may not practice hypnosis unless practicing under the supervision of a qualified supervisor who has met the requirements to practice hypnosis.

    114Rulemaking Authority 116491.004(5), 117491.0141 FS. 119Law Implemented 121491.0141 FS. 123History–New 7-6-88, Amended 2-25-90, Formerly 21CC-7.002, 61F4-7.002, 59P-7.002, Amended 7-20-98, 12-7-11.


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