Hypnotherapy is the quickest and easiest way to get out of difficulty with alcohol. Cravings for alcohol can be shut down with hypnosis and the habit either halted completely or changed. There is no other way to do this in a single event: it can only be done by a hypnotherapist who specialises in this type of therapy - such as myself! Stopping altogether is one option, cutting out the excess is another and taking a break from alcohol is also a popular choice, after which we re-introduce it without the excess. Some people require another session later to maintain their success, some do not.
Some people want to stop drinking completely. Not everyone does. This way, you have a choice!
Don't worry if you have tried to change your drinking habit before and not succeeded. That is because compulsive habits like drinking are difficult to break with willpower. Hypnosis gets around this by getting information directly to the part of the mind that controls the craving system and all habitual behaviour: the Subconscious. Drink habits are often referred to as addiction or dependence, but hypnotherapy proves them to be compulsive habit by shutting them down in one session.
Quite a lot of our behaviour is automatic repetition of what we usually do, and this is one of many responsibilities of the Subconscious part of the brain. The trouble is, if you make a new conscious decision to change the behaviour, the Subconscious doesn't know - so it carries on trying to direct the usual routine through the craving system, prompting you to do what you usually do, and all you have to throw at this is willpower, which is notoriously unreliable when it comes to breaking habits! more about this
No problem - all we have to do is get that message to the Subconscious mind and it will change the behaviour and shut the cravings down. So if you want help in relation to alcohol, call me (Chris) on: Office: 0161-474-8120 or call/text 07748 838 644 any day, any time. If I'm busy with a client leave a text or voice message and I'll call you back. Do it now! It's easy!
Consultant Hypnotherapist Chris Holmes is Director of Central Hypnotherapy Stockport and has been helping people from all over Stockport, Cheshire, Manchester and Tameside control or quit alcohol since August 2000.
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