Greetings members and friends of the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association!
As we embark on a new fall of collaboration, cooperation and exchanges, our organization is receiving increasing interest from members of other professions. Licensed clinical psychotherapists, counselors, social workers and other health oriented professionals are joining our events and activities to expand and deepen their approaches, techniques and modalities.
More than ever, we are entering an era of collaboration and exhanges, within our profession and beyond. In recent years, the American medical field has developed a coordinated care approach aiming at offering patients access to various wellness options and modalities. Our board of directors is now interacting and communicating with the boards of other professions to best serve and respond to the needs of those seeking our expertise. We are at the dawn of a new climate of cooperation that far surpasses the trends of the past, and is bound to have a profoundly positive impact on all professions involved, as well as those we serve.
As Henry Ford stated: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”
In my journeys living and working in many countries around the globe, I have never quite experienced the depth of solidarity, support and collaboration that so inspired me in the spirit of the people of the United States of America. In any of our endeavors, we stand stronger when we stand together. Free falling from an aircraft recently, dropping from 13,000 feet at 120 mph, only to find our main parachute failing to properly open, brought once again to my mind the importance of effective team work and collaboration.
Working with colleagues here in the Pacific Northwest, I found such richness and depth of excellence in sharing techniques, findings, research and results, and expanding our knowledge, understanding and approaches.
This is precisely the role of our organization. We encourage you to take advantage of our forum to share your specific areas of expertise and knowledge with others. We learn best by teaching, presenting and demonstrating what we know. Take advantage of our professional platform to present your unique skills and approaches. Develop your teaching and speaking experience. Be published in the journal of your profession in the Northwest. Become a speaker with the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association.
We look forward to seeing you next month, on Saturday, September 24th, at the Fairfield Inn in Lake Oswego, for the Fall Conference of the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association!