There are a multitude of hypnotherapists out there, so how do you find one that works for you when you want to stop smoking?
When Should I See a Hypnotherapist?
If you are struggling with giving up smoking and feel you need a helping hand, then hypnosis may well help you. If you feel you just need that little bit extra to quit and become free from tobacco, then this could work for you.
Will It Work?
No hypnotherapist can guarantee you that the session will work. Unfortunately, hypnosis is not a replacement for the desire to quit smoking. If you are going along looking for the hypnotherapist to make you stop smoking then save your money.
Hypnosis will only work to supplement your willpower and help you to give up. If you go for hypnosis because you feel you ought to or because your partner / family are pushing you to, then again, save your money and stay at home.
If you genuinely want to give up smoking and are willing to use some willpower then hypnosis will more than likely work for you.
Where Can I Find A Hypnotherapist?
There are a number of ways you can do this:
- Contact a professional hypnotherapist body to find some in your area
- Look in the yellow pages
- Look in the local papers
- Ask friends / co workers for personal recommendations (this is the best method)
What Can I Expect?
A stop smoking hypnosis session will last anything from an hour to two hours, depending on the therapist. They will use a variety of different techniques and processes on you. Usually it will involve hypnotic trance. This is a simple process where you relax as if you were almost asleep. In hypnosis you are in control the whole of the time, which is why you have to want the result. No hypnotherapist can make you do anything you don’t want to do.
What Will They Charge Me?
The price varies greatly from therapist to therapist. It is probably a good idea to contact a few in your area to determine pricing. In the UK it can be anywhere for