The Gordian Pillars of Chronic Pain


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Discover the Next Advancement in Chronic Pain Treatment

  1. Mental Health is a growing field. We need more effective therapists!
  2. No matter what your qualifications or experience, this powerful model is a “MUST HAVE”!
  3. This online course provides advanced skills in a cutting-edge model that is truly unique in the world.
  4. This is also a powerful and empowering tool for psycho-education.
  5. Self-Paced Format: ABSOLUTELY NO DEADLINES with only light assessment work.
  6. Certificate of Gordian Chronic Pain Treatment awarded.

Why this course?

100% Online & Self Paced


Discover the Gordian Treatment Approach to Chronic Pain

The Gordian Pillars form a framework for the effective treatment of Chronic Pain, taking the mystery and much of the complexity out of the condition.

S1: The 10 Principles

Learn the underpinning fundamentals of the model

S2: Discover the Fundamental Five

Learn how virtually all psychological problems have a base in the same perceptual challenges

S3: Discover the Gordian Pillars of Chronic Pain

Learn in some detail.

S4: Discovering the Experiential Gaps

Learn what makes people prone to chronic pain.

Professional Videos Covering:

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The entire course in delivered through this format. Additionally, there are clinical demonstrations on how to treat anxiety.
Topic Areas:
1) Introduction to Strategic Psychotherapy
2) The 10 Principles of Strategic Psychotherapy
3) How Problems Emerge
4) The Fundamental Five of Anxiety
5) The Pillars of Anxiety
6) Experiential Gaps
7) Comorbities
8) Pillars of Social and Performance Anxiety
Includes eLearning Question sets to reinforce absorption

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the Leading Edge

“Strategic Psychotherapy and the Gordian Pillars as taught by Gordon Young at the Institute of Applied Psychology is a major advancement beyond CBT and ACT, and potentially the next big thing in psychotherapy.”

Dr. William Herfel
University of Newcastle

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Gordon Young


  • Dip Clinical Hypnotherapy and Strategic Psychotherapy
  • BA (HONS) Dip Ed
  • Founder of The Institute of Applied Psychology
  • Creator of Gordian Therapy
  • Creator of Strategic Hypnotherapy
  • Holder of over 30 Trademarks in therapeutic techniques
  • President of the Hypnotherapy Council of Australia (Peak Body)
  • Former President of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists (ASCH)
  • Former Chair of the Australian Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ABNLP)
  • Former Editor of the Australian Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis

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Pillars of Chronic Pain (Individual Certification)

What's Included?

Anxiety Treatment Made Simple.

Easy-to-follow learning modules

Introduction to Strategic Psychotherapy
The 10 Principles of Strategic Psychotherapy
How Psychological Problems Emerge
The Fundamental Five of Anxiety
The Pillars of Anxiety
Experiential Gaps
Pillars of Social and Performance Anxiety



Certificate Awarded

12 Months Access
12 hours of Quality eLearning
Email Support

6 x Payments of $59 per month