Hypnosis to Help You Quit Smoking
Some people have had success using hypnosis to help them
Hypnosis tries to change subconscious beliefs and attitudes that may be getting in the way of your efforts to quit smoking.
Often hypnosis includes relaxation methods,
- Making direct suggestions to smokers to change their perceptions about addictive behavior
- Hypnoaversion—using hypnosis to instill an aversion to addictive behavior
- Hypnotherapy—using hypnosis with psychotherapy and teaching self hypnosis
Hypnosis for smoking cessation can be done in private sessions or in a group session.
New England Society for Clinical Hypnosis
Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
The Canadian Lung Association
Boston University website. Available at: http://www.bu.edu.
Ohio State University website. Available at: http://www.osu.edu.
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