Now that smoking is banned in public places, it is the ideal time to give up smoking.
The fact that you are showing an interest in the treatment of smoking by looking up the subject on this web site is the first step towards giving up smoking.
The great advantage of using hypnosis for giving up smoking is that it removes the craving for cigarettes. An important part of the treatment is learning to carry out self-hypnosis. This is taught to the patient during the treatment session and is used by the patient at home for ten minutes each day to reinforce the treatment.
Most patients find that they have stop smoking after two or three sessions. Highly motivated patients will often stop after a single treatment session.
You do not have to be a good hypnosis subject in order for this form of treatment to be effective in stopping smoking. However it is important that you really do want to give up smoking and that you make the appointment yourself.
Between 2005 and 2009, over 85% of patients treated at London Psychotherapy and London Hypnotherapy UK successfully stopped smoking in up to three sessions. So far in 2010, 100% of clients have successfully stopped smoking in only one session.