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How to Motivate Smokers to Quit: Podcast 018

How to Motivate Smokers to Quit: Podcast 018

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This podcast is the narrated version of my article 6 Things to Say to Motivate Smokers to Quit.

When smokers come to get help quitting, they are not always very motivated. They may have been sent along by someone else, or else know that they ‘should’ quit, without really feeling they want to. We know that we can’t scare smokers into being properly motivated to give up, so what can a hypnotherapist do?

In this episode I talk about:

  • 3 ways to detach the smoking from the smoker
  • 3 smoke-busting metaphors to create motivation at an unconscious level
  • The person is not the problem, the problem is not the person: using splitting

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Psychology is my passion. I've been a psychotherapist trainer since 1998, specializing in brief, solution focused approaches. I now teach practitioners all over the world via our online courses.

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