Advanced Hypnotherapy of Naples
Alcohol Therapy in Naples, FL
In the United States alone, some 15 million people are victims of alcoholism. Over 65 million Americans have binge-drinking problems, and many die from alcohol-related liver disease. With such staggering stats, it’s alarming that less than 8% of all affected people get treatment. The effects of alcoholism are long-term and debilitating. Excessive drinking results in liver damage, several kinds of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and more. What’s worse is that for some people, giving up the habit isn’t easy.
And we understand that. That is why Florida-based Advanced Hypnotherapy of Naples offers alcohol therapy to help people overcome this, whether it's a serious problem or it's becoming a serious problem. We use cognitive and sub-cognitive techniques, combined with other customize alcohol therapy plans for our clients.
Don’t hesitate to reach out—it’s not an incurable issue.
Alcoholism: A dependency or addiction to alcohol. Drinking excessive amounts of alcoholic beverages. Characterized by (although sometimes subtle) compulsive and uncontrolled behavior during and after the consumption of alcohol, usually to the detriment of the drinker's health, relationships, and social standing. Like other drug addictions, alcoholism is medically defined as a treatable disease.
The biological systems forming the foundation of alcoholism can be quite varied and complex (some of these elements are: sexual abuse, physical and mental abuse, stress, anxiety, sleep disorder, fears, fatigue, and loneliness, among others. Also in some cases, the need to be accepted socially “Social Drinkers”. Prolonged alcohol usage can, overtime cause Biochemical changes within the body. As the biochemical change occurs, physical and mental dependence develops. Such brain chemistry change maintains the alcoholic's compulsive inability to stop drinking. As a result withdrawal syndrome is experienced upon discontinuation of alcohol consumption. Alcohol damages almost every organ in the body, including the brain; because of the accumulative toxic effects of chronic alcohol abuse. This person now risks suffering a wide range of medical and psychological disorders.
Alcohol detoxification is carried out to remove the alcohol and alcohol-related toxins from the body, withdrawing this person from the drinking of alcohol, (Drying out the system) usually with cross-tolerance drugs, e.g. benzodiazepines are sometimes used to manage the withdrawal symptoms. Post-therapeutic care, such as group therapy, or self-help groups, are usually encouraged to maintain alcohol abstention. Often, alcoholics also are addicted to other drugs, which might require additional medical treatment.
People suffering from alcoholism are often referred to as "alcoholics", (A term of personal identity, or self-identifying term) and usually suffer significant social stigma and shame. At numerous Alcoholic Treatment Centers throughout the United States, individuals suffering from this and similar disorders are told “once you’re an addict, always an addict. This causes a feeling of hopelessness and disempowerment. A more pejorative or, derogatory term is "a drunk" (to be a drunk is often to be an out of control alcoholic). There are many other slang terms. A more appropriate term to be used is “suffering from alcohol dependency".
Here at Advanced Hypnotherapy of Naples, we have advanced techniques to help our client overcome this or any dependency, it is important to note: identifying the underlying causation, the triggers, the physiological change within the body, and the subconscious need it fulfills, are perhaps the most essential elements. Once these are recognized, corrective therapy can then be employed to overcome this issue and to maintain sobriety.