By TNT Bureau
Dec 19, 2016: Hypnotherapy was first used during the ancient days Romans, Egyptians and Greeks as a therapeutic art. However these days it has come about as an efficient therapy to treat a vast number of diseases including alcoholism.
Yes, a number of healthcare experts are now saying that hypnotherapy helps you quit drinking. Hence, they have started using it as alternative therapy to get rid of drinking problems.
However, before you go ahead and book an appointment with a hypnotherapist to get rid of your alcoholism, it is important to know whether the therapy is actually effective in producing results or not.
Does hypnotherapy really work in curing alcoholism?
It is a mere fact that the healing effect of hypnotherapy can be determined from its relaxation abilities as well as its hypnosis effects. It functions to help tensed and anxious individuals to calm down by putting him/her in an unperturbed state of mind.
The practice of alcohol drinking is something that has been integrated into the minds by people who drink constantly owing to their social background.
Several sources also add up to this addiction of alcohol consumption. These sources include peer pressure, work-related stress and the role of advertising and media.
Regrettably, most of the people are under the impression that hypnotherapy does not work on the causes in a straightforward manner. Rather, such people believe that hypnotherapy simply decreases the symptoms of alcohol cravings which results in binge drinking.
For instance, we indulge on alcohol because we desire a form of distraction from all the frustration and irritation that rises from disagreements between the partners, boss, colleagues, work, family and in fact, life as a whole. The responsibility of hypnotherapy is much higher than just providing relaxation to the mind of the individual rather than encoding the individual into being anxiety free.
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It is also true and most of us will agree that there are many triggers that lead to alcohol craving and the main concern such triggers just can’t seem to be ignored.
Hence, hypnotherapy has a gigantic role to play in this front as it can treat the warning signals of alcoholism like alcohol withdrawal syndrome thus, providing ultimate relaxation to the concerned individual.
Hypnotherapy joined together with counseling along with the prologue of empowering ideas and thoughts may help in creating a deep breakthrough among people who suffer from acute drinking problems.
At the end of it all, it can be rightly said that an effective hypnotherapy schedule along with satisfactory counseling may aid people suffering from alcoholism in treating the warning signals of withdrawal thus, putting a strict control and as well as prevention over alcohol cravings.
Both practitioners and counselors have a significant role to play in serving patients set practical goals and help them to attain them.