Using mindfulness and hypnosis has proven to be a very powerful method of dealing with dug addiction. However, the process is by it’s nature very complex. All drug addicts are different although there are some common underlying themes.
We must consider the following aspects:
- Coming off the drug. That is, dealing with the physical and mental aspects of withdrawal.
- Staying off the drug. That is, post rehab. Without this the success rate of staying off a drug is very low.
- Life tools. One aspect of drug addiction is that drug addicts use drugs in order to escape from the problems of life. One aspect of dealing with post-addiction is providing strategies for dealing with the issues of everyday life.
- Working with the families of drug addicts. Whether alcohol or harder drugs, the families need strategies for dealing with an addict