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We are excited to introduce a new program now available at The Therapy Centre: Courage to Quit® for smoking cessation. Courage to Quit® is a six-session program designed to help adults quit smoking. It is comprehensive, research-based and delivered one-on-one by Dr. Jenn Deffendall, Clinical & Rehabilitation Psychologist. Each session provides information, practice skills and support to help people reach their smoke-free goals.
Program Elements Include:
Courage to Quit® combines Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) principles to improve success in quitting smoking. Studies have shown that those who complete this program are 5-6 times more likely to quit smoking and stay smoke-free compared to those who do not get help. Courage to Quit® provides a low-cost, time-limited option for individuals who are looking to quit smoking.
Clients can self-refer or be referred by a professional. In many cases, extended health benefits may provide full or partial coverage of the costs of treatment.