Quit Smoking

The Stop Smoking and Start Living Program:

• Will allow you to Stop smoking without the discomfort of withdrawal or cravings.

• Detoxify your system which allows you to feel healthier sooner.

• Allows you to become a non smoker without additional habits forming (i.e. weight gain).

• Move the stress and negative feelings related to smoking.

• Improve your body image and self esteem.

Are you in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne and are looking for a hypnotherapist to help you stop smoking?

I’m an experienced hypnotherapist who specialises in smoking cessation, and I’d like to help you. Read on to find out more or contact me now to make an appointment or to ask any questions.

Hypnosis may be your best bet if you want to quit smoking.

Smoking cessation research claims that hypnotherapy is the most effective way of stopping smoking. This is according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit. (Having a heart-attack is actually a more successful method of stopping smoking ….. but this isn’t the route I’d recommend!)

Finding the correct smoking cessation method is so important if you want it to work!

I’m the first to admit that quitting smoking can be very difficult – but only if you tackle it the wrong way or for the wrong reasons. With the correct approach and a fair amount of motivation it can be an enjoyable, pain-free and interesting experience.

Can you imagine how great you would feel if you never had to smoke again?

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Hypnosis is so powerful, because it deals with your mind….. And it’s your mind that’s responsible for your thoughts, your habits, your attitudes and your beliefs. Change your mind and you can do just about anything. That includes stopping smoking.

Smoking cessation success rate much higher with hypnosis

In 1992 the New Scientist magazine reported on an intensive study involving smokers.  This showed the 12-month success rate to be much higher with hypnosis than any other individual method. David Pollock, director of ASH, said he was surprised by the success of hypnosis for smoking cessation.

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This is good news for you, as my unique approach combines the most effective elements of hypnotherapy with various other psychotherapy techniques all highly customised to meet your unique goals and needs.  This is done over two extended sessions, giving you as much time as you need in order to optimise your chances of success.

I’ve tried and tested many different approaches and found that, for me, my thorough and flexible two session approach to smoking cessation is so much more effective than just a single standard hypnotherapy session! Studies back this up by showing that a good multiple-session hypnosis smoking cessation program is the best option. With the help of hypnosis, quitting smoking for good doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might imagine!

Why choose hypnosis with me to help you quit smoking?

Smoking cessation programs using multiple-session hypnotherapy have been shown to be by far the most successful approach for quitting smoking. success ratesAnd it’s also important for you to receive the right type of hypnosis smoking cessation treatment for you ……which is why my hypnotherapy sessions are designed uniquely for you and your needs. An intensive, highly customised stop smoking program means a lot more effort for me, but it makes it so much easier for you.

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By asking my clients which elements of my stop smoking sessions have best worked for them, I’ve come up with a system which I hope can benefit you too. I’ve discovered that a comprehensive approach with two extended in-depth hypnotherapy sessions is what my clients believe to be important for their continued, lasting success and peace of mind.

give it upI incorporate powerful psychotherapy and hypnotherapy methods for fast and, more importantly, permanent results. Each of my stop smoking sessions is individualised to your unique needs. A hypnotherapy CD recording is also included with the program.

What makes this program so effective?

Most smokers believe quitting will be very challenging. And I can’t deny that stopping smoking can be an extremely difficult thing to do – but only if you go about it in the wrong way and for all the wrong reasons.  By joining this stop smoking program we’ll be going about it the correct way…..So that’s us halfway there!

…….But do you have the right reasons to quit?  And are you motivated enough? Since you’ve bothered to read this far, I’ll assume that you are.

You’re probably familiar with hypnotherapists who claim success rates of over 95% for a single one hour session.  I don’t doubt that these claims are a true measure of short-term success.

But for me, real success must be long-lasting.

Research shows that the majority of people do quit smoking after a single one hour standardised hypnosis session, but soon many relapse.

My individualised system is based on what researchers claim to be the most successful hypnotherapy smoking cessation programs around, measured not after the first few days, weeks or months but after 1 year.

At the top of the list of most successful stop smoking programs are those offering comprehensive treatments that:

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tick are carried out in more than a single 1-2 hour session

tick are customised to the unique needs of each individual smoker

tick address limiting beliefs and negative self-talk; boost confidence and motivation so that you have the resolve to reach your goals when the going gets tough

tick include not only hypnosis but discuss other strategies and use other effective psychotherapy techniques

tick ensure that you take responsibility for your success by encouraging you to  work as an active partner alongside your therapist

My effective smoking cessation program offers all of these; PLUS valuable personal support during the crucial first 6 weeks following the completion of your smoking cessation treatments.

My sessions are deeply relaxing, uplifting and insightful. Clients often report that not only does hypnosis make quitting much easier,

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but that they seem more able to cope better with everyday stresses and challenges.

BUT for this smoking cessation program to give the long-term results you’re looking for:

tick You must want it enough.

tick Your motivation must genuinely come from you, for your own benefit and not simply because someone else has told you to stop smoking.


How is this smoking cessation program structured?

To enable you to quit successfully, we must change what smoking means to you and the connections it has in your life.

Your first Stop Smoking session:

  • If this is the first time you’ve been to see a hypnotherapist, we spend some time talking about hypnotherapy and I answer any questions you might have.
  • We explore the reasons you wish to stop smoking, what you believe has been preventing you, and how hypnotherapy can help you to experience a successful outcome this time.  I use this information to create a session tailored to you and you alone. This takes account of your goals, your expectations and your particular needs.
  • I use a whole collection of different techniques to empower you to overcome your habit.  This might include a combination of powerful suggestions, mental imagery and other hypnotherapy and psychotherapy techniques to help you get rid of the habit of smoking for good.
  • We work on increasing motivation for quitting smoking, and boosting confidence that you will succeed.
  • We also deal with general anxiety, if that’s an issue for you; and it is for many people who are trying to stop smoking. Stress and anxiety is often the main reason given by smokers for failing to give up smoking.
By the end of this first hypnotherapy treatment you’ll most likely be a non-smoker! And best of all, you can benefit from this effective smoking cessation program completely without risk to your health. In fact a Government Investigation conducted in 1996 verified that hypnotherapy is 100% safe. This is something that can’t be said about some of the alternative ways to quit smoking including the stop smoking medications Zyban and Champix.

Your second Stop Smoking session

  • During your second ‘stop smoking’ session I teach you a quick self-hypnosis technique
  • We consolidate the work done during your first treatment.
  • Should you have any fears about being unable to remain a non-smoker, we deal with these here.
  • We also continue to work on your motivation and self-belief that this time you will be able to stop smoking permanently.
  • We look at in more detail any emotional blocks that have, in the past, prevented you from stopping smoking (or caused you to start smoking again). Through hypnotherapy we can discover what these subconscious blocks are and explore ways of dismantling them.

Why not call today to find out more or to arrange your first appointment. But please note that I only take on clients who are 100% committed – which I’m sure you are since you’ve read this far!

I aim to offer you the best service possible but that doesn’t mean that I can’t give you excellent value for your money.

You can expect to receive approximately 4 hours  of my time, split between 2 sessions,  for a very thorough, highly personalised stop smoking program, a professionally recorded hypnotherapy session for you to listen to at home, and a unique back up service to help you over the first few weeks.

Your investment of $350 is calculated on the basis of what the average smoker spends on cigarettes in less than 4 weeks.  That’s $26.08 per packet for the average smoker; this leaves a saving of around $1400.00 in the first year alone!

Before you book your appointment with me please look around and see what kind of service others are offering. Work out exactly what you want and who provides the best options for you. The bottom line is that whatever service you choose and whatever price you pay it must be worth it. It must offer you the best opportunity of getting the results you want.

Phone up to talk to me ask me any question large or small. I’ll be very happy to answer.

And remember…..….

It doesn’t matter in the slightest how long you’ve been smoking…It doesn’t matter how much or how often you smoke…It doesn’t matter how many other methods you’ve tried without success…What does matter is that you don’t have to carry on doing things the hard way, or trying to go it alone.

To become part of the success rate of this smoking cessation program you must have a genuine wish to stop smoking. I’d love to help you – but you must be fully committed. People from all walks of life have benefited from stopping smoking with the help of advanced hypnotherapy and my other techniques – SO CAN YOU if that’s what you really want!

With this system which is based on my clients’ needs and what works best for them, you can discover that stopping smoking may not be as hard as you think.  The bottom line is that with this method and your 100% commitment you can stop smoking permanently.

Some stop smoking tips and hints; Why not try these stop smoking tips and hints first? I hope they help you. It certainly can’t do any harm to give them a go!

If you’re serious about stopping smoking and think you need some help, please contact me to find out how hypnosis and my other treatments might be able to help you. Don’t let cigarettes control you any longer! I look forward to hearing from you very soon.


Acuity Hypnotherapy Service Award WOMO 2013 & 2014