Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is a far more wide-spread problem than many people realise or care to admit. Although many binge drinkers do so deliberately, it's not only wild parties or mad drinking sessions where binge drinking occurs. Many people find themselves drinking to excess after intending to only have 'one or two'.

The fact is – even though society holds up drinking as an important part of social life, and advertisers convince you that alcohol could enhance your social standing – drinking to excess can have an adverse effect on your personal life as well as your health.

What exactly is binge drinking?

Binge drinking is brought on by a negative thought pattern that focuses on getting drunk. This thought pattern can be in place before drinking begins or take hold as the drinker loses control.


Binge Drinking
  • Heavy drinking that occurs over a short period
  • Drinking with the specific intention
    of getting drunk
  • Drinking that leads to social or physical harm
  • Drinking that occurs in groups
  • Drinking based on the belief that you
    will have more fun if you are drunk

How hypnotherapy will help you beat binge drinking

Hypnotherapy is a very effective technique in the treatment of binge drinking as it identifies the negative thought patterns that lead to destructive automatic responses and behaviours. Hypnotherapy works with your unconscious mind to replace those negative thought patterns and stop the unwanted behaviour for good.

Rather than relying solely on will power, hypnotherapy works at a subconscious level to reduce the importance placed on alcohol and enhance the ability to look at the broader picture of the situation.

Binge drinkers who have beat their habit with the help of hypnotherapy have often reported the experience as liberating, bringing them a sense of peace and freedom.

What former binge drinkers say...



“I’ve never been a drinker. Then back in 1995 I went through really tough time and to cope with the stress I bought myself a can of wine. And that’s basically how it all started. One time my daughter had to go the police station because I had gone out and she couldn’t find me. That’s no way for a child to feel but I couldn’t stop myself. I lost my driving licence after being stopped by the police, my G.P. was no help, as they just said you need to use self-control and will power. I honestly thought I would die like this, I could see no escape for me. Then I read Emma’s story in a paper how Russell has hypnotised into believing she has a gastric band fitted and I thought, if Russell can do that for her then surely he can help me? I saw Russell on August 14th 2010 and I haven’t had a drink since. And more importantly, in myself I know I will never touch a drink again. Russell has seriously given me my life back. It’s been such a turnaround for me. I would hate for other people to give up hope like I did. Seriously, if anyone is in the same position as me just go for it – you have everything to gain and nothing to lose.”

Pauline

 


 

“The constant cravings for alcohol have gone. It’s not that I am just strong enough to say no to it, I just don’t even fancy it or even think of it which previously was unheard of. I used alcohol as a crutch for every emotion – now in the evenings I don’t drink but feel really calm and relax.”

Jane