The Center for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders provides treatment for Habit Disorders such as Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss using Clinical Hypnosis.
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Hypnosis is an effective method to interrupt unhealthy, automatic eating patterns; enhance compliance with other weight-loss strategies; increase activity levels; and heighten awareness of feelings of satiety. We encourage the use of self-hypnosis throughout the day.
Despite the significant health consequences, millions of Americans continue to smoke. Hypnosis is a therapeutic tool that has proven to successfully facilitate smoking cessation. We utilize a five-session protocol that incorporates alternatives to smoking for self-soothing, cognitive approaches, and relapse prevention. The protocol also includes interventions to prevent the weight gain that often accompanies smoking cessation.