Hypnosis: eliminate addictions and help each other during treatment

Hypnosis is a method that connects the body and the mind to solve a problem or a suffering. It is particularly effective against addictions (alcohol, tobacco, etc.) and can reduce apprehension in the face of therapeutic treatment or even potentiate its success. Update on a technique increasingly used in the medical world.

Above all, we must distinguish show hypnosis, based on suggestion and capable of putting an entire room to sleep, from Ericksonian hypnosis, also called “New Hypnosis”, which solicits the active participation of the patient and encourages him to express freely about his feelings and his memories.

against addiction

According to a recent report from the National Cancer Institute, consumption of alcoholic beverages is the second cause of preventable death by cancer after smoking. Overcoming these addictions is therefore a preventive approach against cancer that you can put into practice with hypnosis. Hypnotherapy aims to undo the physical and psychological bonds of addiction. It is aimed at all people, regardless of the age of their smoking or alcoholism. Weaning can be done in one session with an average follow-up of 6 weeks thereafter.

Better accept the disease

A person affected by the disease may feel fear, anger or doubts. Hypnosis allows you to work on these feelings and replace them with more positive sensations. In a hypnotic state, words have a direct impact on the body. In addition, hypnosis can bring to the surface unacknowledged feelings or neglected emotions. Similarly, researchers from the oncology department of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York have shown that a short session of hypnosis before surgery can reduce pain, discomfort, nausea, fatigue and emotional disturbances associated with the intervention. Of 200 women followed during the study, those who had practiced hypnosis before their intervention would have needed lower doses of analgesics and sedatives during the intervention and would have complained less of postoperative pain.

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How is a session going?

After a preliminary dialogue, the doctor or the therapist immerses you in a modified state of consciousness, between waking and sleeping, which allows you to access a feeling of relaxation and relaxation. Contrary to popular belief, hypnosis does not make you lose control of yourself and you can interrupt a session at any time. In general, a consultation lasts from 45 minutes to 1 hour for a cost of between 50 and 100 euros. The contraindications of hypnosis concern severe psychiatric pathologies.


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