2023 Carolyn Daitch PhD

51st Annual Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis

The Taming Anxiety Toolbox: An Integrative Approach

The Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis is deleted to welcome Dr. Carolyn Daitch as our speaker for the 2023 MSCH Annual Conference.

Carolyn Daitch, PhD
DatesJune 15-17, 2023
TimesSee Agendas Below (all times CST)

**This MN Society of Clinical Hypnosis conference is designed to meet continuing education requirements for many clinical disciplines. The following boards are expected to provide CEH approval:

  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis – Approved
  • MN Board of Marriage & Family Therapy
  • MN Board of Psychology – Approved

Professionals in other related clinical disciplines, as well as those working outside of Minnesota can submit CEH certificates to their corresponding boards for independent approval. Actual CEH amounts will be dependent upon your specific licensure board and attendance.

MSCH 2023 Annual Conference

Carolyn Daitsch, PhD




Known for her expertise as both a therapist and consultant, she is also past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, a faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher has been an invited speaker at the Cape Cod Institute, Harvard Medical School Conference Series, the EMDR International Association Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin, University of Westminster in London, the Psychotraumatology Institute of Europe, and the Esalen Institute. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of research and treatment and how to introduce these newer trauma treatment paradigms in traditional therapeutic approaches.

Eligibility & Target Audience

This conference is ideal for health professionals who have had previous formal training in clinical hypnosis. Participants should have previous experience in performing hypnotic inductions and facilitating hypnotic phenomena.

Our Target Audience includes Health care professionals with a Doctoral Degree in Medicine, Dentistry, or Psychology; persons holding a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, or Clinical or Counseling Psychology who are licensed by the state/province in which they practice; Registered Nurses with advanced sub-specialty training and certification or a Master’s Degree; or students actively enrolled in a graduate program leading to a degree in any of the foregoing or a four-year bachelor’s degree that ends in certification in such a field. Master’s level, licensed health professionals (e.g., Occupational and Physical Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, et. al.) are also welcome and encouraged to attend.


Note: This is an approximate schedule that will be updated over time.


CEUS: Applying for 13.5 hours ASCH Approved for those attending online

THURSDAY June 15, 2023
6:00 PM CSTSign On
6:30 – 6:45 PM CSTWelcome, overview of conference, introduction of Dr. Daitch
6:45 – 9:00 PM CST
FRIDAY June 16, 2023
7:40 AM – 8:10 AM CSTAnnual Board Meeting
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CSTLunch
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM CST
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM CSTBreak
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CST
SATURDAY June 17, 2023
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CSTLunch (12:45 Awards Ceremony)
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM CST
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM CSTBreak
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CST


Dr. Daitch will be presenting via Zoom. You may join us in Minnesota at the Wilder Center, St. Paul, MN to view her presentation on screen, with live break-out groups, three hours of extra live presentations, and networking breakfasts and lunches.

CEUS: Applying for

6:00 PM CSTSign On
6:30 – 6:45 PM CSTWelcome, overview of conference, introduction of Dr. Daitch
6:45 PM – 9:00 PM CST
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM Breakfast/Social Time
7:40 AM – 8:10 AMMSCH Annual Board Meeting
8:10 AM – 8:15 AMAnnouncements
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMCAPs:
9:45 – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM
2:45 PM – 3:00 PMBreak
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
4:30 – 5:30 PMReception
7:30 AM – 8:00 AMBreakfast/Social Time
8:00 AM – 8:15 AMAnnouncements/Raffle
8:15 AM – 9:45 AMCAPs:
9:45 – 10:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch (Awards Ceremony at 12:45)
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM
2:45 PM – 3:00 PMBreak
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
4:30 PM – 4:45 PMWrap-up, Raffle


Dr. Clavel serves as the Medical Director of the Hennepin County Pain Clinic and Research Center and directs the Acute Pain Consultative Service, located at the Hennepin County Medical Center. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Clavel completed a four-year residency in Neurology at the University of Minnesota and a fellowship in Clinical Electrophysiology and Clinical Pain Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Clavel is a co-owner and Medical Director of MN Head & Neck Pain Clinic. He currently sees patients in our Plymouth and St. Paul clinic locations. He also practices at Fairview Palliative and Pain Clinic.

For over 25 years, Angie Gwiazdon has helped people discover their preferred path in life. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and board approved supervisor, she brings compassion, curiosity, and humor to her work. She believes in the importance of each individuals unique experience – and how that is expressed and understood through race, gender, sexual orientation, spirituality, and socioeconomic status.

Drawing on her own life experiences and extensive training, Ms. Gwiazdon is fluent in Narrative Therapy, Postmodern approaches, Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, EMDR, and Polyvagal Theory.  Her practice also spans a diverse collection of settings, including private practice, residential treatment, day treatment, and on-site mental health in schools.  

Her work addresses a wide range of mental health challenges,  including depression, anxiety, abuse, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, grief/loss. She also has deep experience with parenting issues, couple and family communication and providing supervision and training.  

 She brings her compassionate, healing work to all ages, working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. 

Mark Weisberg is a Board-Certified Clinical Health Psychologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is Adjunct Community Faculty, Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology. Additionally, he is a past president of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis and past vice-president of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. 

He has worked at the Minnesota Head and Neck Pain Clinic in St Paul MN for over 30 years and maintains an independent practice in Minneapolis MN.

Dr. Weisberg has been involved in clinical practice and consultation in integrative mind-body medicine and treatment of chronic physical conditions for over 30 years and teaches nationally and internationally on these topics. He has many publications in the medical, dental, and psychological scientific literature. He is the co-author of Trust Your Gut: Get Lasting Healing from IBS and Other Chronic Digestive Problems Without Drugs (Conari Press), a consumer book on integrative treatment of digestive disorders.

Registration Information

This event will be recorded, and the recording will be available for two weeks after the event for those registered.

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Cancellation Policy: Before May 31 Full Refund MINUS $50 Admin fee.