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14 Jul 2006

Can hypnosis cure an urge to shop?
Hi!

I seem to want to buy something constantly - even just a t-shirt for my 2-yr old. Anything! As long as I can go to a shop everyday. Can hypnosis cure this urge/obsession?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

I really don't think so. I'm not going to enter into yet another discussion of this tired topic. Hypnotherpy cures absolutely NOTHING. Occasionally, when used by a properly trained and qualified shrink, it can be a useful PART of a treatment plan, and should never be sought from someone without a full shrink's qualifications. Asking for hypnotherapy usually indicates a person is wanting magic --- a painless, miracle cure needing no hard work. That's a bad sign.
You are describing a bad habit and a lack of self-control, and should work on this with a shrink in proper psychotherapy / counselling
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