Hypnosis is known to be one of the most effective solutions in dealing with addictions. With the use of direct suggestions, and emotion management in a state of hypnosis addictions to substances such cigarettes, alcohol, psychotropic substances and even food can be brought under control.Will power or going cold turkey is always an option, hypnotherapy creates lasting changes at a deeper level of one’s psyche and preventing relapses. Addressing addictions involves working on the following aspects- The pattern of addiction (substance/behaviour)- Causes of Addiction (origin, emotional influences, trigger patterns)- Secondary Gain Issues (Any other areas that the addictive pattern affects) - Covering Potential Relapse Scenarios There are therapy options available in the market which offer quick fixes by working on just the pattern aspect of addictions with hypnosis. Do note that just eliminating a pattern with direct suggestions is not a lasting solution and can be re-triggered in a variety of circumstances or create substitute patterns of addictions.As such, it is advisable to seek a therapy option that cover the above. At Mind Wellness Therapy a five step approach is used to address each of these aspects known as 5th Path Hypnotherapy for Addictions. You can ask your therapist for more information on the program.