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Quit Smoking Through NLP

Updated: Aug 13, 2020

How can I use NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) to quit smoking?


Break an automatic thought or behavior pattern and replace it with a resourceful one. We want a picture that the client gets, and that we can delete from their imagination and replace with a more empowering picture for them. Use the swish pattern for smoking cessation.


1. Recognize the automatic reaction:


Recognize the automatic reaction ( the thoughts, feelings or images that occur to you when you think of the challenging situation). Select a replacement image ( something inspiring,such as a really good outcome). That helps create a positive imagine yourself in a dissociated image ( the third perceptual position, as if you are watching yourself in a movie). Enhance the qualities, such as sub modalities, of the scene until it is as compelling as possible.


2. Determine the trigger of the negative image: