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Treat nicotine dependence with Virtual Reality Therapy

Treat nicotine dependence

Virtual Reality Therapy – a revolutionary therapy

Virtual Reality Therapy is a revolutionary therapy used for nicotine addiction.

ILately, researchers are increasingly using Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRT) to study people’s behaviors who use substances, as well as social learning.

These studies focused on addiction or nicotine dependence, alcohol, cannabis, providing specific virtual contextual cues for exaggerated cravings, in which subjects are allowed to overcome them.

Patients wishing to take control of nicotine dependence will be assisted by their psychotherapists to develop new coping skills while being exposed to specific relevant virtual tobacco nicotine-related cues.

Treat nicotine dependence with Virtual Reality nicotine dependence with Virtual Reality

What is Virtual Reality Therapy?

The patient is placed in different virtual environments (bar, restaurant, party, at home) where there are certain temptation-indicators to attract him to smoke.

The psychotherapist helps the patient to identify the physical and cognitive symptoms of the craving he is experiencing.

He is also helped to develop new cognitive behaviors or strategies to avoid, distract attention from temptation-indicators, how to speak alone, and how to change the thinking pattern.

The psychotherapist can place certain preferred cigarettes brand by the patient within these virtual environments. Also, the virtual bartender offers opportunities for the patient to engage in interactions and strengthen their abstinence or moderation skills.

Virtual Reality Therapy for addiction contains 12 sessions with an addiction VR psychotherapist, where you will learn how to::

1. Identify the desire’s triggers to consume alcohol
2. Evaluate yourself with the cue assessment scale
3. Develop new behaviors and strategies to react to temptation cues.
4.Manage group pressure and high-risk situations
5. Increase efficiency and avoid relapse
6. Develop refusal skills
7. Stress management
8. Relaxation techniques

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy benefits:

  • cognitive learning
  • reinforcement of new behaviors
  • suppression of cue in the presence of tempting-cue indicators related to alcohol or cigarettes
  • avoiding relapse
  • produces a series of positive changes in brain metabolism

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We combine different psychotherapeutic solutions to map the exact source and the way of how each symptom manifests.

Nadia Gorduza
Anxiety, Couple therapy, Depression, Fear of flight, Fear of public speaking, Insomnia, Panic attacks, Phobias, Psychological trauma, Stress
MD, EMBA Psychotherapist and founder ID Therapy
couple problems, phobias, anxiety, panic attacks
  • Type of Psychotherapy practiced
  • Certifications
    Dr Nadia Gorduza is the only psychotherapist in Romania, specialized in Gottman Method Couple Therapy, Virtual Reality Therapy for Phobias and Addiction, Anxiety Management. Dr Nadia Gorduza represents in Romania The Gottman Institute USA and Virtually Better Inc, USA.
Raina Saguna
Addiction-treatment, Alcohol dependence, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Eating Disorders, Insomnia, Panic attacks, Personality disorder treatment, Smoking dependence, Stress
Integrative Psychotherapist and Clinical Psychologist
addictions, anxiety, psychological trauma, depression, insomnia, stress, personality disorders
  • Type of Psychotherapy practiced
    • Integrative Psychotherapy working with ,adults, young adults, adolescents, couples and families.
    • Clinical Psychology
  • Certifications
    • Integrative Psychotherapist Specialist- member of the Romanian Institute of Integrative Psychotherapy-IRPI and of the Romanian Federation of Psychotherapy-FRP
    • Master Clinical Psychology, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
    • Certification Hypnosis Ericksonian Metropolis
    • Master in neuro-linguistic programming- ITA NLP certified
    • Life & Business Coach- International Coaching Federation- ICF certificate

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