Working with CFS/ME and fibromyalgia CPD - online diploma

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Hypnotherapists and trainees
£125 - Quote HD10 for a 10% Discount

About this CPD course

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia are both relatively misunderstood illnesses. This course goes into considerable detail for each of the illnesses, in order to give you a better understanding of how they can affect an individual, both physically and psychologically. The training covers the issues you may be presented with and various treatment interventions, including specific hypnotherapeutic treatment that you might choose to use.


  • background and terminology
  • what is chronic fatigue syndrome?:
    • symptomology
    • severity of symptoms
    • The body and CFS
    • pathogenesis, risk factors and prevalence
    • testing and diagnosis
    • prognosis
    • setbacks or relapses
    • related or similar conditions
  • fibromyalgia, FMS (as above)
  • psychological and emotional factors (including stress, depression, emotional imbalances, sleep, cognitive issues and personality types
  • children and CFS/FMS
  • CFS/ME/FMS treatment (medical, behavioural, psychotherapeutic interventions)
  • hypnotherapeutic treatment, including treatment intervention
  • details of support groups
  • case studies

Upon enrolment, you will be sent the course material via email. To make best use of this course, it is suggested you read through all of the material at least once or twice, before starting to answer the questions at the end of each section. If you have difficulty in answering any question, go back and re-read the relevant part again. You do not need to submit your answers to these.

When you feel confident that you have absorbed the content, get in touch with us and we will send you the final assessment for you to complete and return for marking. We offer support throughout. Upon a successful assessment, you will be issued with a diploma certificate and registered as having completed the course, which is equivalent to 20 CPD hours. The assessor holds a Royal Society of Arts NVQ award in psychotherapy/hypnotherapy training. 

CPD: 20 Hours

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Hosted by Nicolette Pinkney

PSI Training - Mike Garrett and Nicolette Pinkney. Delivering professional training in the field of hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and solution-focused counselling since 1989, we have developed a unique model of therapy. This is reflected in our distance-learning CPD courses, which are adapted from our intensive weekend masterclasses.

Hosted by Nicolette Pinkney