The Center for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders provides treatment for Habit Disorders such as Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss using Clinical Hypnosis.
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.