Drug Addiction Manchester

Drug Addiction Hypnosis Manchester

If you are struggling to stop taking any kind of addictive substance, be it illegal recreational drugs like cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines or other long-term drug habits then you will realise how important it is to get help and support from a professional therapist.

Hypnotherapy and NLP can be an effective way to help you to change your attachment to the substance and think about it in a different light. The approach is structured to help people overcome the psychological addiction and habitual thought processes that some people find difficult to leave in the past.

Hypnotherapy for Addiction

The hypnotherapy drug treatment approach that has worked to help many former clients to break their addictive habits is based on changing your thought processes and behaviour towards the addictive substance, breaking dependency and changing how you respond to triggers such as people, places, stress or boredom.

By dealing with the main physical or emotional triggers you can regain control and respond differently in the future.

Change how you feel and lose the fear. Do you fear a life without the drug? How will you cope? What will it be like? What will you be like? The fear of "what ifs" can be enough to keep people prisoner. It may feel that part of you identifies with the drug, on a deep level and that bond can be a difficult feeling to leave. Drug addiction is fueled with emotions of anxiety and fear.  With advanced NLP techniques we will help you to reduce those emotions that hold you back and we will increase your awareness that you can cope without the drug.

Aversion therapy - for some clients associating the substance with something you despise - with the use of  hypnosis can be a very powerful technique that works to remove cravings and replace urges with a feeling of revulsion.

By reducing emotional fear and removing your desire to take the drug we help you change your perception of what the drug offers, it can be surprising just how quickly you can successfully beat the addiction, leaving the habit in the past for good.

The approach is specifically structured to be undertaken over 3 sessions (one session a week) and begins with a consultation to establish your personal habit and to form an approach that fits your individual requirements.

To find out more about drug treatment with hypnosis Contact the quit clinic for a free phone consultation



First session scheduled for 2 hours including full consultation and Hypnotherapy £80

Following appointments £60 per hour 

Recreational Drugs - Habit and Addiction

Even when the physical urges have gone there are still challenges that come from triggers associated with the old drug habit.  This is because the “compulsion” to repeatedly take drugs is present in your subconscious mind and it’s this habitual part of your subconscious that needs to change before you can be completely free to stop.

Of course, addictions effect people physically as well as psychologically, and the physical withdrawal is often something that must be overcome separately, but that can also become easier when you have the right frame of mind.

Lifestyle Changes

An important part of the journey away from drug use is to make some changes to your daily routines. 

As you may imagine this can be difficult for some people because it may mean avoiding or disengaging with certain people and places until you are strong enough to cope with temtation associated with those triggers..

If you are serious about stopping addiction then it is worthwhile to identify the areas of your life that need to change.

During your therapy session we can reinforce motivation and determination to make those changes more concrete.


Cannabis addiction and side effects.

Tetrahydrocannabinol "THC" in Cannabis is now acknowledged as an addictive substance (causing dependancy and withdrawal). Nicotine is a powerful addictive drug found in tobacco. Joints that contain a mixture of tobacco and cannabis create a strong physical addiction and an increased state of unease when it comes to stopping.

Side effects of quitting cannabis can range from:
  • Anger, irritation
  • loss of appetite
  • heavy sweating
  • itchy skin or rashes
  • Insomnia, vivid dreams
  • anxiety, feelings of panic
Some people can stop smoking cannabis and will not experience any withdrawal but it is likely that if you have been a heavy user for a long time you may experience withdrawal symptoms for the first 2 to 4 weeks.