Effective date: 12/7/2011

    (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 64B4-6.002, F.A.C., and in addition must have been taught by qualified teachers as defined in Rule 64B4-7.003, F.A.C.
    (2) An intern may not practice hypnosis unless practicing under the supervision of a qualified supervisor who has met the requirements to practice hypnosis.
Rulemaking Authority 491.004(5), 491.0141 FS. Implements Florida Statutes § 491.0141. History—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.