Here I want to give you three scientific approaches I use to help clients deal with cravings, and an idea of how I convert these tips into hypnotic procedures. Ultimately, when clients meet their needs adequately, the raison d’être of snacking falls by the wayside.
Articles on: Smoking Cessation and Addiction
Four Vital Principles for Addiction Therapy
There are many and varied reasons why someone might become addicted. But the reasons always come back to missing needs. It’s easy to see one thing as many things, but all addictions share a common root or set of principles.
How to Treat Compulsive Shopping
It’s useful to ask when the out-of-control spending began and what, if anything, changed during that time. So often a problem pattern is a sloppy and unconscious way of trying to meet a primal emotional need.
Treating Cannabis Addiction
Under the guise of meeting human needs, marijuana steals a great many things. Read, and listen to, my tips for treating cannabis addiction.
How to Help Smokers Believe They Can Quit in One Session
During a Q-and-A call as part of our How To Stop Anyone Smoking course, I discuss the psychology behind preparing smokers to quit quickly.
“Do you have any advice for a therapist doing her first session?”
My quick advice for a new therapist with perfectionist tendencies who is nervous about seeing her first client.
“If a client says they are stressed should one first help them gain control, prior to helping them stop smoking?”
What to do when stressed clients want to stop smoking, and you’re concerned about other areas of their lifestyle health
The Upside of Addiction
Find out how addiction REALLY happens and why hypnosis is the tool to get rid of it.
3 Relapse Prevention Strategies For Substance Abuse Therapy (Including Smoking Cessation)
Healthier behaviour needs to feel natural, rather than a constant effort. Here’s 3 relapse prevention strategies you can use with your clients…