'I have over ten years experience helping clients with addictive patterns. My Approach is down to earth and practical. You will see changes you didn't expect.'
Jason Demant. L.M.T.C.P.H. GHR reg. GQHP
Clinical Hypnotherapist and Addictions Specialist in London
Cannabis Use Checklist Quiz
If you experience any of the items listed below, on a regular basis, you may have a dependency on cannabis.
Do you feel guilt, shame or embarrassment about your cannabis use or its consequences?
Do you find it hard to socialise, relax or concentrate without cannabis/marijuana?
Are you noticing an increased tolerance for marijuana compared to when you started?
Do you continue to use marijuana even when it causes problems with relationships or work?
Have you changed your friendship circle or now spend more time with people who also smoke?
Do you use marijuana to escape or numb your emotions, or 'self medicate' when feeling stressed or when life feels too much?
Have you tried unsuccessfully to cut back on your cannabis use?
Have you gotten into situations with the potential of harming yourself or others (for example driving) or you have been in trouble with the law due to cannabis-related problems?
How do I help you Reduce Cannabis Use?
Successful long term cannabis reduction is a process of change, involving a number of steps.
You may use cannabis socially and you would now like to reduce that down. Alternatively you may feel that you have developed a cannabis dependency.
We will work together, helping you to overcome cravings and plan your cutting down or stopping smoking cannabis/marijuana. Our main work will be to look at the reasons why cannabis may have moved from being ‘recreational’ to instead feel like it has become an unwelcome addictive pattern.
Please note that if you smoke joints containing tobacco, we may need to look at both addictions in parallel. This will require forming a plan to address both nicotine and marijuana. This is very common indeed and we will discuss this in-depth.
There can be shame or feelings of failure associated with any addiction. Often a habit can become a secret, kept from others. I can help you address all aspects of your cannabis habit. I listen and support. I never judge anything you have done or anything you might say.
The main work we will do together is examining your relationship and patterns of use of cannabis. What is the role this substance has begun to play in your life?
When and with whom do you use it? Do you use it to help you socialise, relax, concentrate or ‘do well’ at work or in social situations? Do you find that you reach for weed/marijuana when feeling stressed? How much of a role does a desire to feel confident and less self-conscious play in your habit?
We will look at the underlying reasons for your habit. You may find that the underlying issues also really need to be addressed. For example, has cannabis begun to function as your way of avoiding important life issues? Do you ever use cannabis to escape or numb yourself or suppress emotions and feelings that are uncomfortable?
We will find new ways for you to do well with challenges and thereby reduce the role of marijuana in your life. We will also decide whether reducing consumption is the goal or complete abstinence is preferable. This is something we decide together and ultimately is your decision.
If you use cannabis on a regular basis, decreasing or stopping may require a plan. That is especially true if you smoke joints which also contain tobacco.
Withdrawal symptoms can be physical and psychological. If you use heavily, you may experience hand tremors (‘the shakes’), sweating, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), for example. It can take a number of weeks to fully recover if you have a high level of cannabis use.
Even if you are a moderate smoker, you may also experience some withdrawal symptoms. Often these will be more emotional and psychological than physical. This is since you have developed some emotional dependency on cannabis (and tobacco). It is important to deal with these too.
You were not born needing marijuana to function. It is time to find alternative ways to deal with life’s ups and downs. It is also important to consider other ways to feel calm, happy, confident and nurture your well-being.
Marijuana can be used to avoid addressing and working towards those things you truly want out of life. Without cannabis, I will support you, if needed, to re-discover confidence and remind yourself of all those goals you once wanted and those gifts you have to give to the world around you.
Moving from dependency or addiction will signal for you a movement in a positive and optimistic direction.
Benefits you receive from booking a package of four or six sessions
Following your free initial phone consultation, you will be asked to keep a diary of your cannabis use for a few days and complete a helpful background questionnaire.
Your consultation will be by phone. It is a place for you to hear more about how I work and ask any questions, no matter how small. The call will also help you directly, focusing on your challenges. It should be a positive step for you on your road to recovering your old self. Helping you feel in control and more confident again.
And if, at the end of the consultation, you do not wish to book sessions, that is totally fine. There is no pressure and you are under no obligation whatsoever.
Four or six powerful sessions of coaching, including therapy exercises and powerful hypnotherapy.
Though there is some structure, it is vital that sessions are about your unique needs rather than a generic approach. I have a results-driven focus.
Sessions are confidential and supportive and it is also important that you feel comfortable and able to talk about anything at all.
Based on the work we do together, you will take away your very own tailor-made Cannabis Relationship Plan.
I make this plan especially for you, individually. It summarises your personal challenges and solutions, as discussed, in depth, during sessions. Importantly, it outlines your unique strategies and tools. The insights we covered during your sessions.
It’s your personal guide to staying in control around cannabis for future success. It’s a resource for you to use for years to come. The value it gives you is enormous.
During your free consultation, I can explain more about this unique Plan.
I give you free, unlimited, email contact between sessions. Be in touch as often as you need.
I offer a 30 day satisfaction guarantee.
If, after 30 days, you have attended sessions, carried out any assignments set, but still do not feel that you benefited from this programme, I will refund your investment. No questions asked. Book your free consultation to hear more.
In person session with Jason Demant last 50 minutes.
Sessions take place in a quiet therapy practice opposite Golders Green tube station, in London. As well as the London Underground, there are also good bus links and free parking close by. I see international clients by Skype and phone.
Weekend appointments available.
Individual sessions can be booked for a fee of £90
You can book an individual session and then choose to make that individual session the first of a package of sessions, thereby gaining the package rate.
Package of Four Sessions: £340
Package of Six Sessions: £495
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Clinical Hypnotherapist and Addictions Specialist in London
I am passionate about helping people make positive changes, feel greater optimism and see confidence in all areas of life.
I hold a diploma in clinical hypnotherapy, counselling and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) from Life Matters Training College, based on Harley Street, London. I am a certified Life Coach and NLP practitioner with hundreds of hours of clinical experience.
I am a validated practitioner of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and member of the General Hypnotherapy Register.
I am a member of the NHS Directory of Complementary and Alternative Practitioners (NHSTA), taking referrals from GPs and dentists.
I am an accredited member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council UK.
I am a recognised treatment provider for PruHealth private medical insurance.
I teach and supervise a specialist training course for health professionals and hypnotherapists in life coaching and NLP interventions for weight loss and emotional eating.
Summary of Cannabis Reduction Packages
Book your Free Initial Consultation to discuss your needs.
You can book individual sessions at a standard fee of £90.
Are You Struggling To Cut Down Your Cannabis/Marijuana Use?
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