This one-year program is offered in four 5-day intensive modules, one per quarter, starting on January 26, 2018, and concluding on November 27, 2018. Consisting in both lecture and experiential training, the course is designed for students with clinical credentials and/or an extensive familiarity with psychotherapeutic principles and techniques. Enrolment is limited to 40 students and each application requires the approval of Dr. de León.

The wide-ranging curriculum addresses the many approaches to and applications of hypnosis, including the hazards.  It explores the dynamics of suggestion, the induction and deepening of trance states; the development of hypnotic power including its sensory disturbances and psychic phenomena; and the myriad applications of hypnosis (from body/mind therapy, sports medicine and police investigations, to psychic and spiritual development and the profound exploration of consciousness)!

FREE EVENT: Introduction to Therapeutic Hypnosis 

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Location: Ontogony Centre, 2667 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Facilitator: Dr. Carlos de León



Join Dr. Carlos de León for an evening which introduces you to the Ontogonic vision and objectives offered in the up-coming Therapeutic Hypnosis Training, the first module commences on January 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2018. This Advanced Training Program is an extraordinary  personal and professional opportunity!

Please Note: A pre-requisite for attending the Therapeutic Hypnosis Training is a foundational understanding of psycho-therapeutic dynamics.

The Training Program Objectives Include:

  • Guiding students to shed false concepts about hypnosis and its applications;
  • Generating a deep, clear understanding of hypnosis, so that its various techniques and theories are available to help patients in their self-healing processes;
  • Introducing  various approaches of hypnosis and perfecting techniques;
  • Using hypnosis to support other types of treatment therapies; and
  • Learning to explore and develop human consciousness through hypnosis.

Like the Vision for all forms of Ontogonic Therapy, the Goals for the practitioner of Therapeutic Hypnosis include full acquisition of  attitudes, skills and proficiencies outlined below.

  • To follow the principles of Ontogonic Psychotherapy – Activate, Allow, Observe and Assimilate;
  • To create a state of awareness that allows the experience of ‘True Nature’ – for both the therapist and the patient;
  • To embrace the material from ‘True Nature’ so that instant assimilation occurs;
  • To maintain a perspective of Love, Freedom, Grace, and Pleasure as the Goals of Therapy;
  • To offer consistent diagnosis, based always in the here and now;
  • To work directly and intuitively with the total flow of the moment…and to not get lost in the parts;
  • To hold an intention of attaining the ultimate goal which is to   break ‘characterology” and sustain the new freedom.

Program Dates and Outline:
160 Hours of Training / 4 Modules
Module I: Fundamentals of Hypnosis – January 26 to 30, 2018
Module II: Applications of General Hypnosis – May 17 to 21, 2018
Module III: Hypnotherapy – September 21 to 25, 2018
Module IV: Experimental Hypnosis – November 23 to 27, 2018

Click on filename to download PDF of the Syllabus of the Program:  Hypnosis-Syllabus-06-2017

 Application Process for Acceptance into the Program:

  • Complete Online Application
  • Send JPEG of a photograph to
  • Schedule an interview with Carlos de León (if new student)
  • Receive final approval from the Ontogony Centre
  • Complete registration process and submit payment

A – Payment Plan Early Bird Fee: $4500 + GST; after October 26, 2017 ~ $5000 + GST

  • Early Bird Fee: $450 + GST  due on or before October 26, 2017; plus 9 equal payments on the 15th of each month, January through September, 2018
  • Regular Fee: $500 + GST  due after October 26, 2017, plus 9 equal monthly payments on the 15th of each month, January to September. 2018.  (The fee will be prorated if enrollment for the program commences after October 26, 2017)

B – Payment in Full Early Bird Fee: $4000 + GST, after October 26, 2017 ~ $4500 + GST

  • Early Bird Fee: $1000 + GST due on or before October 26, 2017; balance of $3000 + GST is payable on December 26, 2017
  • Regular Fee: $1500 + GST due at the time of registration past the date of October 26, 2017, with the  balance of $3000 + GST, payable one month after date of registration, to be paid in full by October 26, 2017

Early Bird Rates are Valid Until October 26, 2017,  at which time the deposit fee is due to secure your space in the program!




Dr. Carlos de León, the founder of Ontogony, holds PhD’s in both Clinical Psychology and Holistic Medicine. Dr. de León has spent more than 35 years in related research, study, and practitioner experience, particularly in the area of personal transformation.

As the founder of the Mexican Association for Psychotherapy and Transpersonal Development, he teaches and, perhaps more significantly, has developed the model known as Ontogony: an inquiring discipline for the research, study, and development of liberating tools and paradigms… Read more…