What’s Smoking Costing You?

“The cost of smoking is putting Brisbane families in financial stress”, says Ann-Marie Johansen, Owner of The Brisbane and The Gold Coast Stop Smoking Clinic. “When we first started this business in 2010, if people said that their main reason to stop smoking was financial we would ask them for other reasons, as people could…

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Hypnotherapy. Over three times more effective than nicotine replacement therapy.

Hypnotherapy is over three times more effective than nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation A study compared smoking cessation rates between groups that used hypnotherapy (a 90-minute session), with nicotine replacement and nicotine replacement only. Analysis of the results showed that the groups using hypnotherapy were over three times more likely than the group using…

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Is Hypnosis Right For Me?

October 16, 2017 Author | Ann-Marie Johansen, Owner of The Gold Coast Stop Smoking Clinic & The Brisbane Stop Smoking Clinic “Many of my clients first wondered, “is hypnosis right for me?” . You’ve heard it helps, perhaps you even know someone that has been successful after seeing me.” “You may know that hypnosis is highly successful in…

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Your Quit Smoking Fears Debunked

Dreading the weight gain, bad mood, or chance of failure? Think again. Consciously every smoker knows that they should quit smoking for their health’s sake. So what’s holding you back? Maybe you’re afraid of the weight gain, that it will wreck your mood, or that it just won’t work. But what if that wasn’t necessarily so? It’s time to lay…

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What Is Smoking Costing YOU!!!

AUTHOR: Ann-Marie Johansen, Owner of The Gold Coast Stop Smoking Clinic & The Brisbane Stop Smoking Clinic In 2016, I saw over 300 smokers. I asked  each client how many cigarettes that they smoke.  Now,  that number ranged from 5 per day to 60 per day. Out of all the people I saw in 2016 the average smoker smoked 25 per day,…

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Quitting Smoking? Myths Busted

AUTHOR Ann-Marie Johansen, Owner of The Gold Coast Stop Smoking Clinic & The Brisbane Stop Smoking Clinic MYTH: ‘Quitting smoking will make me fat’ Evidence is increasing that smoking can cause a greater accumulation of visceral fat, the toxic type of fatty tissue that surrounds the intestines and is a serious health threat. The more you smoke,…

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