Hypnosis to Reduce or Stop Drinking
in Sutton, Surrey
More and more people are reaching for a glass of wine or beer at the end of a day to find that sense of quick release from the stresses of the day, to switch off from work, or as a reward.
Over time the alcohol consumption just builds up into a habit. The habit becomes hard to break and then added to the problem are work pressures and stressors, or peer pressures from friends and work colleagues, or emotional / relationship issues.
If you have an alcohol concern then hypnotherapy is a great way to take back control. So whether you want to stop drinking alcohol altogether or you want to reduce your alcohol habit to a safe limit then hypnotherapy treatment can offer you the solution to change your drinking behaviour.
Each session is tailored to suit your requirements.
What Eve does is to help you break that cycle, and keep you going once you have begun to make the changes. This can be done easier than you think. To find new ways to change, call the Surrey Hypnosis Clinic.
Drinking alcohol is an ever increasing and popular activity. Today's work pressure, peer pressure and emotional issues can easily lead to excessive drinking or to binge drinking behaviour.
Hypnotherapy can help you regain control of drinking alcohol, or help give up drinking altogether.
You will know after the first session if it is working for you. So to find out more, call Eve at the Surrey Hypnosis Clinic on 01737 842 683.
"Thank you for helping me control and ultimately change my drinking habit. The desire for a drink is not there and my new habit of not drinking is now the norm. I am converted from a previous sceptic to a preacher of your work!
Using Hypnosis to Help You
Hypnotherapist Eve Kelsey says "My approach is to use my knowledge to get you to where you want to go quickly and safely. In most cases this is 3 appointments - some clients come for the occasional top up usually nearer Christmas, the party season."
"Hypnotherapy can work quickly - I can have a heavy drinker who can make the changes after the second or even first appointment because they are ready to make that change. "
At the first appointment: information about the client, the alcohol behaviour and any relevant emotional issues connected to drinking alcohol are discussed as well as the ultimate goal and the benefits to be gained from being in control again. Then the first session of hypnosis is undertaken.
Hypnosis is a trance state which you experience already many times during the day. During the trance, the body is very relaxed and the mind is alert and active. You can move at any time to make yourself more comfortable, you can hear what is being said and you can open your eyes at any time if you should wish to.
During the hypnotic state the subconscious (unconscious) part mind is more receptive and allows you to effect the change you desire. This is important because this is where the unwanted behaviours, unwanted habits, unwanted emotions, unwanted symptoms, unwanted beliefs are stored.
Hypnosis allows you to access this part of the mind to make the change you want. At the subsequent appointments: feedback is obtained and discussed, the client is taught techniques to help overcome any stresses in their lives so that they don't take up another bad habit and hypnosis is used to re-enforced the changing behaviour.
Each appointment is tailored so that it allows you to cope with whatever is going on in your life at the time.
The sessions will also make you feel more comfortable and relaxed around alcohol and other drinkers, without the need to drink or to drink more.
Excessive drinking can be result of habitual behaviours. Drinking can also be the result of psychological behaviours where alcohol is used as an anaesthetic to reduce emotional pain, to provide a release from stress or relationship problems or past trauma. Usually someone who uses alcohol to cope with, or escape from, emotions or memories has developed drinking as a coping strategy.
In either situation, hypnotherapy can bring about a rapid change in the ways you feel and behave by communicating with the part of your mind that controls the habits and the emotions.
If you begin to feel that you can't function without having an alcoholic drink or you notice that a day doesn't go by without alcohol and you want to be rid of that dependency, then you can seek help through hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
To find new ways of coping or to help break the habit, call the Surrey Hypnosis Clinic.
Know your Limits
Men should not regularly drink more than three to four units of alcohol per day.
Women should not regularly drink more than two to three units of alcohol per day.
Cider - 1 pint - ABV 5.3% = 3 units
Cider - 1/2 print - ABV 5.3% = 1.5 units
Red Wine - 125 ml - ABV 12.5% = 1.6 units
Sambuca - one shot - ABV 42% = 1 unit
Lager - bottle - ABV 5.2% = 1.7 units
Lager - 1/2 pint - ABV 5.2% = 1.7 units
Alcopop - bottle - ABV 5% = 1.4 units
Gin & Tonic - single - ABV 40% = 1 unit
Cognac - double - ABV 40% = 2 units
Champagne - 175 ml - ABV 11.5% = 2 units
Whisky & Coke - double - ABV 40% = 2 units
Bitter - pint - ABV 5% = 2.8 units
White Wine - 175 ml - ABV 13% = 2.3 units
Lager - pint - ABV 5.2% = 3 units
Wine - Bottle - ABV 13.5% = 10 units
The unit limit is lower for women because women's bodies have less water and a higher ratio of fat than men, making women less able to dilute alcohol in the body. Therefore women do not process alcohol as effectively. To help you, use the the calculator by entering the drink type, strength of drink and quantity to calculate the units.
Facts about Alcohol
The popularity of alcohol probably stems from its effects on the central nervous system that allows the drinker to become less inhibited.
It is also a muscle relaxant which explains the sense of relaxation that can accompany its consumption.
In small quantities it can affect judgment and concentration levels.
In larger quantities it can affect speech, memory, co-ordination, judgment and can cause sedation.
In extremely high quantities it can cause loss of normal bodily functions and overwhelming emotions. Even loss of consciousness and death can occur as alcohol is effectively a poison.
Being tipsy or drunk is the direct result of its toxic effect on the various parts of the body.
Long term drinking can cause physical symptoms and illnesses such as:
Eve Kelsey | Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist | To reduce control or stop drinking alcohol | Surrey Hypnosis Clinic | 01737 842 683 | Tadworth | Surrey | Bordering Sussex and Kent | Member of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis and Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council | The Surrey Hypnosis Clinic is based on the boundaries of Surrey, Sussex and Kent | Based in Tadworth, Surrey, the clinic is easily accessible from the GU, KT, SM postcodes and areas including: Ashtead Banstead Bookham Burgh Heath Caterham Claygate Cobham Coulsdon Crawley Dorking Epsom Ewell Fetcham Guildford Kingston Leatherhead Merstham Reigate Redhill Sutton | All rights reserved