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Old 10-09-2009, 09:58 PM
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Hypnotherapy?

Hey all . The support on these boards is wonderful. Thanks:ghug3
I'm reading lots on here but wondered if anyone had tried hypnotherapy to help with their addictions?
I'm going to get myself to AA later today but I really do struggle with it.
Any advice would be gratefully received.x
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Old 10-09-2009, 10:14 PM
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I've never tried hypnotherapy for anything, lulamay
so...what do you struggle with exactly? the whole recovery thing?

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Old 10-10-2009, 01:59 AM
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..i did a'google'..not promising results..
..looks like the basics..ya gotta want to quit..first..then..up to you..
..and this sr site will probably.. help..take care..Oz..
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Old 10-10-2009, 05:37 AM
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I'm reading lots on here but wondered if anyone had tried hypnotherapy to help with their addictions?

I know of two people who stopped smoking with hypnotherapy and they both said it was amazing. I don't think it would work for me, I like to read and get inspired. I agree with the other poster that success depends on the desire to quit. If you truly want it you will get it. Good luck xx
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:01 AM
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No, I don't think it would have worked for me, but if it works for you, go for it.
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:50 AM
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I tried hypnotherapy for smoking once. I didn't work, but that could in part be because I didn't address the drinking, and once drinking.....

I don't suppose it could hurt to try it. It did me no harm. I'd suggest using all your other resources, SR, AA. Hit it with everything you've got!!
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Old 10-10-2009, 07:07 AM
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I have never tried hypnotherapy, but I know when I wanted to get sober and didn't know what to do, I was pretty willing to try anything that might work!!

Good luck, let us know if you try it!!
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Old 10-10-2009, 07:57 AM
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well yes! you do need to want to quit first.........

I used hypnotherapy to quit smoking about 6 yrs ago & it worked very well.
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