Additions to alcohol, prescription drugs, hard drugs, gambling, pain and many more (a client had an addiction to excersise) can make you feel like you are imprisoned from the inside. Hypnosis is now a recommended
Studies have shown hypnotism to be more effective
Addiction is much more common than you think - you are not alone.
Hypnosis and Addictions
Additions to alcohol, prescription drugs, hard drugs, gambling, pain and many more (a client had an addiction to excersise) can make you feel like you are imprisoned from the inside. Hypnosis is now a recommended form of treatment in major drug rehab centres around the world. One of the ways in which success is obtained in difficult cases is to give the client an 'anchor' they can stimulate thenselves which gives them the feelings of an extreme 'high' without the drugs or after affects. It's just one of the tools in a hypnotherapists arsenal.
The human mind has a remarkable capacity to control the body when we concentrate. Hypnosis or hypnotherapy is a treatment that makes use of relaxation techniques to induce suggestions upon the unconscious mind.
Studies have shown hypnotism to be more effective than simply therapy or a placebo when dealing with substance abuse disorders, behavioral addictions and even chronic pain.
Trance states have been a part of ancient ceremonies and tribal cultures for thousands of years. In 18th century Europe an Austrian doctor named Franz Anton Mesmer introduced the first sizable body of evidence in support of hypnotherapy. At the time he was accused of fraud by the medical community, but we still have the word ‘mesmerised’ from his last name.
It wasn’t until the 1950s when a physician named Milton H. Erickson incorporated hypnosis into his techniques that it was recognized by the American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association. Although previous tests by the British Medical Association had suggested it was effective for easing intense pain and bad nerves.
The hypnotic state may be brought about by a trained hypnotherapist using one of many techniques. The patient enters a state in which they feel awake yet completely relaxed. The heart rate and blood pressure may lower and there could be a difference in brain wave activity. In this dissociated state the conscious mind releases and the subconscious mind moves forward.
By reframing the personal awareness it is easier to change a stubborn perspective that blocks the healing process. The same thing has been shown with meditation and hallucinogens.When a person is hypnotised it may be easier for them to recall a blocked memory or otherwise get to the root of a problem. By reframing the personal awareness it is easier to change a stubborn perspective that blocks the healing process. The same thing has been shown with meditation and hallucinogens. With the right frame of mind it’s possible for some people to go through surgery without anesthesia.