Havening Techniques® Certification Training



Havening Techniques® Certification Training

The Official Training Course to become a Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioner.

Live and in Person! In the Beautiful Woodstock Woods

9:00AM- 5:30PM (Eastern time) October 28 & 29, 2023

The Havening Techniques® can help with many issues, including distressing memories, trauma, fear and
pain. Havening is a psycho-sensory technique that uses the sensory input of touch plus imagination and
verbal interaction to create lasting change by utilizing current neuroscience, assembled by its creator Dr.
Ronald Ruden, PhD, MD.

More about Havening…

Havening targets encoded traumas by disconnecting related painful emotional components from traumatic
memories. The distress of re-experiencing an event is mitigated through a process called depotentiation.
Using the Havening touch protocol, creates delta waves in the brain. These delta waves facilitate an
electrochemical production of the enzyme calcineurin, which removes the AMPA receptors from the
neurons holding the trauma in the amygdala.

During this two day training, participants will receive one-on-one instruction by seasoned practitioners on
how to apply these techniques. Havening will serve as a perfect compliment to your present skill set or
even the basis of a whole new approach to healing.

This program is designed for, but not limited to, people in healing professions.

  • If you are a doctor, nurse,  therapist, hypnotist, educator, or coach, Havening can dramatically enhance your practice.
  • If you are a parent or teacher who works with children who have issues with self regulation or are “on the spectrum”, Havening is a fantastic tool that can help with that.
  • If you are a social worker who helps teens with anxiety or depression, or if you are a first responder who has difficulty after an incident on the job, Havening can be a great addition to your skill set.

Certification is an option, but not a requirement in learning Havening. If you are not a healing practitioner, but know that Havening will be an excellent tool for you to use with yourself and family member, then you can sign up for the  “Compete course without Certification”   at a discounted rate.  AND, if you decide after the two day training that you want to continue on to certification, receive a mentor and all the support you can ask for, you can upgrade to the certification track.

*Earn 16 CE hours available for NYS licensed mental health workers, (*contact us for more details info@havening.org) included in the price.

Includes: Online Primer;  9hrs Video Training DVD; Certificate of attendance; the Certification Program / Process; Online Science review; Discounted prices on future events; Access to the closed forum on Facebook where you can talk to the Havening Developers, the trainers, and other certified trainers. This ticket includes the certification track and a  mentor who will guide you through the certification process, and 3 consult sessions with your mentor.

BELOW will be completed at home after the course

  • First: Complete the Science Review, this is online, you can access it from your login. The questions on this review were created from The Primer and guide, read those and watch the DVD’s before taking exam.
  • Second: Complete the online Ethics Course* you can access it from the Certification Portal (separate fee $149) *US based practices only
  • Third:  Sign the Written Acknowledgment of Receipt of the Havening Techniques Ethics & Conduct Policy filled out on the certification portal
  • Fourth: Submission of 30 Case Studies using Havening Techniques plus  submission of 2 Video Sessions using Havening Techniques with two different people (minimum 15 minutes and a maximum of 60 minutes) You will also need to upload the two permission to video agreements – signed – onto the certification portal – all documents needed are in the resource library. Please wait for your mentors’ letter regarding their specific preference for submissions.
  • Fifth: Complete all details on your account, including name for certificate, address and biography for profile, once you have uploaded all the details and you have been promoted to practitioner, you will be officially announced on Facebook closed and group pages
  • Sixth: Fifth: Submit your Application (signed electronically) along with the application fee of $99 US

About Your Trainer

Doug O’Brien

Doug O’Brien is one of America’s leading Hypnotherapists, NLP & Havening Practitioners based in New York City. He was a master trainer for the Anthony Robbins’ training company and, in the 1990’s, helped establish the Department of Complementary Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital with Dr. Oz. He is the author of “The User’s Guide to Sleight of Mouth,” an NLP book on belief change, and is an internationally recognized trainer of NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis



The Havening Techniques® engage our inherent biological systems to permanently heal, strengthen and empower our minds and bodies.

Ronald A. Ruden, MD, PhD

Havening is going to change the face of therapy across the world.

Paul McKenna, PhD

EARLY BIRD - Paid in full before October 1, 2023 $1195.00 Compete course paid before October 21, 2022 $1295.00 Compete course paid on or after October 28, 2022 $1495.00 Compete course without Certification $850.00 Reviewer's Discount (for people who have taken the course previously) $500.00

This is the official 2-day Havening Techniques® Certification training for you to become a Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner. Register early to save your spot and to save money. Class size is limited to 16 participants.

  • October 28, 2023 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • October 29, 2023 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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“Be your Best with Self Hypnosis”

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