Addiction

Addiction is a symptom of a deeper problem.

So many programs treat the symptoms, but not the real problem.

It’s kind of like when you take cough medicine, it suppresses the cough but it doesn’t address the real problem. What if it’s pneumonia? If you just keep taking the cough medicine and don’t heal the pneumonia, you’ll just get sicker and sicker. If you take an antibiotic, which cures the pneumonia, eventually you don’t need the cough medicine anymore.

When we just put a band aid on the symptoms, the addiction can be controlled but it doesn’t go away. That’s why there’s such a high rate of relapse. Or it can manifest as another kind of addiction - food, sex, scrolling.

In the work I do with my clients, the cause of the problem is often trauma.


Trauma NLP, TLT & Hypnosis Coaching

WHY IT’S SO EFFECTIVE

The mind is divided between the conscious and unconscious (or as some call it, the subconscious).

Our unconscious mind accounts for 90%. It is super powerful. It’s main job is to preserve and run our body. We don’t have to consciously think, heart beat, lungs breathe, cells divide and multiple. When you get a cut, your body heals it. When you’re pregnant, you don’t have to think - ok, today I need to grow my baby’s heart.Your mind and body know what it needs to do.

Your unconscious mind also organizes all of your memories. It’s where your beliefs, values and your behaviours reside. 

Most people approach change by making a conscious effort. The conscious mind is 10% and is either working with or against the other 90% in the unconscious mind.

If you’re having trouble making a change, it’s often not about more effort, more willpower. There’s something in your unconscious mind - a negative emotion, a pattern of behaviour or a belief that’s not serving you anymore.

I use a number of tools, including hypnosis with my clients to make the changes they want at the unconscious level so that it’s easy, healthy and permanent. 

WHAT IS HYPNOSIS?

Have you ever zoned out while driving or watching a movie? That’s trance. It is a state of relaxation and heightened imagination. It is most often compared to daydreaming or very deep mediation. You are fully conscious, but you tune out most of the stimuli around you. You focus intently on the subject at hand, to the near exclusion of any other thought. 

Your sense of safety and morality remain entrenched throughout the experience. A hypnotherapist can't get you to do anything you don't want to do.

It is very effective for accessing your own inner resources such as confidence, self worth, happiness, etc. making it easier to get through the everyday and get in touch with your ability to heal yourself.

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

  • We’ll ask you some questions and do detailed personal history to discover not what you think - but HOW you think. We’ll get to the ROOT of the problem.

  • Unlike therapy where you can spend years talking about the problem, this is the ONLY time you’ll talk about it and only for about an hour.

  • And then we'll start to release stuff that’s keeping you up at night. We don’t park it, we dissolve it.

I put you in touch with your own inner resources so you can heal yourself.

Unlike therapy or traditional life coaching, I use the most transformational tools that creates change at the neurological level.