Program Options

Residential Retreat with Carlos de León
January 31 through February 6, 2025 

Enrolment is limited to 44 students, and each applicant registering for Year Two and has not attended the Year One Retreat requires the approval of Dr. de León.

SAVE YOUR SEAT FOR $525 BEFORE APRIL 15, 2024!

SPECIAL OFFER VALID UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2024!
Save Up To $591.55 CAD Off Regular Tuition!

Important Update: Please contact the Ontogony Team at info@ontogony.com before registering for your lodging choice to confirm availability. Space is limited, and reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Host Location: Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC. This lovely natural setting, located on the shore of a pristine lake, is part of the University of British Columbia’s Malcolm Knapp Research Forest and it is situated approximately 1.5 hours from downtown Vancouver.

Ontogonic Therapeutic Hypnosis Training Intensive that will be offered in early 2025 with Carlos de León; is the second year of a two-year Training Program, offered as a 7-day intensive residential retreat, which begins on January 31, 2025. The program welcomes the current group of students who have completed the first year of the residential training, as well as students who have previously completed the Hypnosis Training offered in Mexico and Canada. Acceptance into the program requires approval by Carlos de León.

This second year of the training program is offered as a 7-day retreat intensive, running from January 31 to February 6, 2025.  The wide-ranging curriculum addresses various approaches and applications of hypnosis, including its incorporation into therapeutic and healing sessions. It explores the dynamics of suggestion, the induction and deepening of trance states, the development of hypnotic power—including sensory disturbances and psychic phenomena—and the myriad applications of hypnosis. These applications range from body/mind therapy, sports medicine, and police investigations to psychic and spiritual development, as well as the profound exploration of consciousness!

We start with the compelling science behind hypnotherapy, explore the fascinating connection between the conscious and unconscious minds, learn how hypnotherapy is helping millions triumph over addictions, fears, traumas, and self-sabotage, and discover the quickest, most straightforward route to mastering and facilitating the process as a certified hypnotherapist.

Training Program Objectives:

Guiding students to a deeper awareness and potential of hypnosis and its applications;

Generating a deep and clear understanding of hypnosis, ensuring that its various techniques and theories are readily accessible to assist patients in their self-healing and transformational processes;

Introducing a variety of approaches to hypnosis and practicing to perfect the techniques;

Using hypnosis to support other types of therapeutic treatments and counselling; and

Learning to explore deeper states of consciousness and develop human consciousness through hypnosis.

VISION & GOALS for an Ontogonic Hypnotherapist includes the complete acquisition of these attitudes, skills, and proficiencies:

To follow the principles of Ontogonic Body-Mind Therapy: 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 permanently in the here and now;

To work directly and intuitively with the total flow of the moment, without getting lost in the parts;

Aim at the ultimate goal of transforming neurosis, making the unconscious conscious, and supporting the opening and expansion of a new sense of freedom.

Training Program Details: 100 Hours of Training Divided Into Two Seven-day Intensives

Year One: Fundamentals of Hypnosis

Year One: Applications, General Hypnosis

Year Two: Hypnotherapy Work with Patients

Year Two: Experimental Hypnosis

  • Year Two, Part One: General, Psychological, and Psychological Hypnosis

1. General Guidelines

Hazards & Obstacles 
Indications and Contraindications
Patient Preparation
Anxiety Management

2. Psychobiological Hypnotherapy

Removal of Symptoms
Guidance Technique
Supporting Technique
Persuasion Technique
Desensitization Technique
Re-Education Technique
Reconditioning Technique

3. Psychological Hypnotherapy

Supportive Hypnotherapy
Re-Educative Hypnotherapy
Hypnoanalysis
NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)
Ericksonian Hypnotherapy
Behavioural Hypnotherapy
Past Lives Hypnotherapy
Eclectic Hypnotherapy
Sari, Hypnotherapy Specializing in Dissociation
Ontogonic Hypnotherapy

4. Problems and Issues in Hypnotherapy

Transference and Countertransference
False Memories Syndrome

  • Year Two, Part Two: Experimental Hypnosis

1. Exploration and Development of Different States of Consciousness

2. Exploration of Psychic Capabilities

3. Exploration of the use of Hypnosis in Spiritual Practices

4. Exploration of Various Shamanic Trances

5. Reincarnation Exploration

6. Exploration in Abduction Cases: Alien Contact

7. Exploration of “O-B-E” Experiences and “Life After Death”

8. Ontogonic Exploration

Whether you are planning to be a dedicated “Hypnotherapy Practitioner” or someone offering services in any healing realm, the skills and integration of hypnosis can significantly enrich your work. By expanding the transformative options available to your clients, you can broaden the scope of your services and client base, and enhance your ability to make a difference, serve others, and contribute to happier, healthier lives.

To enrol in the second year of the Therapeutic Hypnosis Training, students must have successfully completed the first year of the “Ontogonic Therapeutic Hypnosis Program” with Carlos de León, either in Mexico or Canada. This prerequisite ensures that students have a foundational understanding of the program's goals and objectives, as well as a level of practical experience that will enhance their learning of the therapeutic applications of hypnosis in a therapy process when serving others.

Admission Process for the Intensive Training Program: The following steps are required to be accepted into Year Two of the Therapeutic Hypnosis Training:

Step One: Confirm that you have attended the Year One of the Ontogonic Therapeutic Hypnosis Training Intensive in Canada, or completed the Therapeutic Hypnosis Training, specifying the location and year of completion with Carlos de León.

Step Two: Your Application, to be forwarded to info@ontogony.com; for Carlos de León for approval of your attendance and should include the following:

A. Your reasons and motivation for participation in the Hypnosis Training Program.

B. Current Photograph

Step Three: Complete your registration process by confirming your choice of lodging, payment option, and preferred method of payment directly with one of the Ontogony Team Members.

Step Four: Receive confirmation of acceptance into the program from Ontogony by email.

Carlos de León, the founder of Ontogony, holds Ph.D.’s in both Clinical Psychology and Holistic Medicine. Dr. de León has spent more than 40 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... 

Program Format: Residential Retreat of 7 Days and 6 Nights

Program Dates: January 31 through February 6, 2025

January 31, 2025: Arrival time is 2:00 p.m. for registration, room check-in, and light lunch. The program session starts at 4:00 p.m.

February 6, 2025: The closing session ends at approximately 1:00 p.m., followed by a light lunch before your return.

Session Times: (Estimates only, due to the nature of Carlos de Leon's teaching style)

January 31, 2025: 4:00 to 10:00 pm

February 1 to 5, 2025: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm

February 6, 2025: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Location: Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC, nestles on the shores of a pristine lake within the University of British Columbia's Malcolm Knapp Research Forest. Just 1.5 hours away from downtown Vancouver, this location offers an oasis of tranquility, surrounded by an enchanted forest brimming with walking trails and wildlife.

Tel: (604) 463-8149; Toll-Free: (866) 463-8165

Address: 14500 Silver Valley Road, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2R3

Website: http://www.loonlake.ubc.ca

Language: English

Program Access & Material: To support the integration of the teachings, audio files and PDFs will remain available for your personal download for a duration of one month following the conclusion of the retreat. After this period, the program will be removed from the website.

Accommodation & Tuition Options in Canadian Dollars, Inclusive of GST (Goods & Services Taxes)

Program Fee:  Includes tuition, accommodation for 7 days/6 nights, and meals; this encompasses 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 6 dinners, starting with lunch on January 31, 2025, and ending with a light lunch on February 6, 2025. Lodging options are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your preferred accommodation, we advise registering early, selecting your accommodation choice, and providing us with the names of your roommate(s). Without this information, we cannot guarantee your lodging preference. Should you opt for a double or quad room and we are unable to meet the roommate specifications, an additional charge will be applied to your tuition fees for an upgrade.

Please Note: All Payment Plans must be secured with a credit card that we can enter into our secure banking system.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Before selecting your lodging, please contact the Ontogony Team at info@ontogony.com to confirm availability. This ensures we can arrange roommate(s) for you if you haven't specified a preference.

KOERNER LODGE

REGISTRATION FEE & SPECIAL OFFER: Valid until April 15, 2024

Koerner Lodge: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,419.99 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,894.99 CAD is due on September 15, 2024.

B – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,540.99 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $2,015.99 CAD is due in two instalments; the first payment of $1,007.99 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,661.99 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $2,136.99 CAD is due in five instalments; the first payment of $427.40 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Double Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,295.25 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,770.25 CAD is due on September 15, 2024.

B – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,410.01 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,885.01 CAD is due in two instalments; the first payment of $942.50 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,524.77 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,999.77 CAD is due in five instalments; the first payment of $399.95 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Quad Room Option

A – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Payment in Full): $2,176.18 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,651.18 CAD is due on September 15, 2024.

B – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,284.99 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,759.99 CAD is due in two instalments; the first payment of $879.99 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,393.80 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,868.80 CAD is due in five instalments; the first payment of $373.76 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

SPECIAL OFFER: Valid April 16 to September 12, 2024

Koerner Lodge: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,419.99 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,540.99 CAD. The first payment of $1,270.49 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,661.99 CAD. The first payment of $532.40 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Double Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,295.25 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,410.01 CAD. The first payment of $1,205.00 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,524.77 CAD. The first payment of $504.95 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Quad Room Option

A – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Payment in Full): $2,176.18 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,284.99 CAD. The first payment of $1,142.49 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,393.80 CAD. The first payment of $478.76 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

EARLY BIRD: Valid September 13 to December 12, 2024

Koerner Lodge: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,688.88 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,823.32 CAD. The first payment of $1,411.66 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Three Instalment Payment Plan): $2,957.76 CAD. The first payment of $478.76 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus two equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Double Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,550.28 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,677.79 CAD. The first payment of $1,338.89 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Three Instalment Payment Plan): $2,805.30 CAD. The first payment of $935.10 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus two equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Koerner Lodge: Quad Room Option

A – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Payment in Full): $2,417.98 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Early Bird: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,538.87 CAD. The first payment of $1,269.44 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Three Instalment Payment Plan): $2,659.77 CAD. The first payment of $886.59 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus two equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

REGULAR TUITION: Valid from December 13, 2024

Koerner Lodge: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Regular Tuition: Koerner Lodge Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,957.76 CAD, due at the time of registration.

Koerner Lodge: Double Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Regular Tuition: Koerner Lodge Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,805.30 CAD, due at the time of registration.

Koerner Lodge: Quad Room Option

A – Regular Tuition: Koerner Lodge Quad Room (Payment in Full): $2,659.77 CAD, due at the time of registration.

JOHNSON CABIN - ARBUTUS

REGISTRATION FEE & SPECIAL OFFER: Valid until April 15, 2024

Johnson Arbutus: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,295.25 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,770.25 CAD is due on September 15, 2024.

B – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,410.01 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,885.01 CAD is due in two instalments; the first payment of $942.50 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,524.77 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,999.77 CAD is due in five instalments; the first payment of $399.95 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Johnson Arbutus: Double Room Option

A – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,176.18 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,651.18 CAD is due on September 15, 2024.

B – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,284.99 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,759.99 CAD is due in two instalments; the first payment of $879.99 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Registration Fee & Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,393.80 CAD. The Registration Fee of $525 CAD is due at the time of enrolment to save your seat. The balance of $1,868.80 CAD is due in five instalments; the first payment of $373.76 CAD is due on September 15, 2024; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

SPECIAL OFFER: Valid April 16 to September 12, 2024

Johnson Arbutus: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,295.25 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,410.01CAD. The first payment of $1,205.00 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,524.77 CAD. The first payment of $504.95 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Johnson Arbutus: Double Room Option

A – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,176.18 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,228.10 CAD. The first payment of $1,142.49 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,393.80 CAD. The first payment of $478.76 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus four equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

EARLY BIRD: Valid September 13 to December 12, 2024

Johnson Arbutus: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Early Bird: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,550.28 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Early Bird: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,677.79 CAD. The first payment of $1,338.89 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,805.30 CAD. The first payment of $935.10 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus two equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

Johnson Yew: Double Room Option

A – Early Bird: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,417.98 CAD, due at the time of registration.

B – Early Bird: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Two Instalment Payment Plan): $2,538.87 CAD. The first payment of $1,269.44 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus one equal payment on the 15th of the following month.

C – Special Offer: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Five Instalment Payment Plan): $2,659.77 CAD. The first payment of $886.59 CAD is due at the time of registration; plus two equal payments on the 15th of the following months.

REGULAR TUITION: Valid from December 13, 2024

Johnson Arbutus: Single Room Option - SOLD OUT!

A – Regular Tuition: Johnson Arbutus Single Room (Payment in Full): $2,805.30 CAD, due at the time of registration.

Johnson Yew: Double Room Option

A – Regular Tuition: Johnson Arbutus Double Room (Payment in Full): $2,659.77 CAD, due at the time of registration.

Program Access & Material: To support the integration of the teachings, audio files and PDFs will remain available for your personal download for a duration of one month following the conclusion of the retreat. After this period, the program will be removed from the website.

GENERAL CANCELLATION POLICIES

AGREEMENT TO TERMS & CONDITIONS: In completing your registration for the Retreat, you agree to the policy set forth by Ontogony Evolution LTD 2023-2025.

PLEASE NOTE: Should you cancel your registration due to PERSONAL reasons, you will be subject to the following cancellation fees, plus an administration fee of $75. A credit memo for the outstanding amount will be applied to your student account. All requests for any cancellations must be submitted in writing, to the Finance Administrator at info@ontogony.com. Variable refunds for cancellations will be given, as follows:

  • For cancellation requests received 90 days (or more) before the first day of the program, 75% of the full program fee will be refunded;
  • For cancellation requests received 60 to 89 days before the first day of the program, 50% of the full program fee will be refunded;
  • For cancellation requests received 30 to 59 days before the first day of the program, 25% of the full program fee will be refunded;
  • No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received fewer than 30 days before the first day of the program;

The guidelines presented are those set forth by our host. Ontogony Evolution Ltd is required to adhere, as mandated in our contract with Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre.

In circumstances, where Carlos de León uses his reserved right to decline the admission or further participation of any person prior to or during a program, that person will be refunded either the full program fee (when admission has been declined) or a partial program fee that is pro-rated according to the program time remaining that he/she will no longer be attending.

GENERAL PROGRAM ATTENDANCE GUIDELINES

Agreement with the following is requisite for enrolment in Residential Retreat: Ontogonic Therapeutic Hypnosis Training Intensive (Year Two):

  • I fully understand the Cancellation Policies as outlined for the Ontogonic Therapeutic Hypnosis Training Intensive (Year Two) Residential Retreat:, and the course materials remain accessible for downloading and review for one month.
  • I have agreed to the Terms and Conditions and I am committed to the full program and payment of the full tuition. If on a payment plan, I will honour my debt from the time of enrolment until the final amount is paid in full.
  • I agree to provide a credit card for the payment of my financial plan and understand that my information is held in a secure web portal and hidden for maximum security.
  • Should unforeseen circumstances at any time require me to place my payment plan on hold or require me to seek further financial assistance, I will contact the Financial Administrator to reevaluate my situation. I am aware that this may result in a temporary suspension from the program which will be reactivated upon commencement of my payments.
  • I have agreed to respect the privacy of all the content shared by Carlos de Leon, and am aware that the copyright is held by Ontogony Evolution LTD. I understand the course materials: Videos, Audio, and Presentation Materials will be uploaded in the Ontogony classroom with access only function for the video presentations.