FAQ about Quitting Smoking


The Anne Penman Quit Smoking Laser Therapy is a 3 part program, combining low-level laser therapy, counseling and continued individual support. The quitting smoking program involves the application of a cold, non-invasive pain-free laser beam to specific energy points to help stimulate the release of endorphins, which help relieve discomfort and stress associated with nicotine withdrawal symptoms. The program consists of 2 sessions. The first session is one hour followed by a 45 minute follow up session, 3-4 days later.

Not at all, we use LLLT (Low level light therapy) that is a cold laser, non-invasive, drug-free and pain-free.

The laser is applied to specific energy points on the hands, ears, nose and wrists.

When you smoke, nicotine in the cigarette releases endorphins, which give the smoker a sense of relaxation. When smoking stops, the sudden drop in endorphin levels leads to nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Laser Therapy for quitting smoking helps stimulate endorphin levels to help reduce cravings, stress, and restore balance to the body.

The laser is completely safe and has no adverse side effects. Most clients feel very relaxed during and after the treatment.

Regardless of how long you have been a smoker or how many you smoke, this laser quitting smoking program can help. The most important thing is that you have the desire to stop. If you’re reading this then that is probably already the case!

The total package, which includes the carbon monoxide test, nicotine addiction test, drug-free pain-free laser therapy, guidance and counselling, and continued 24 hr support is $325, this package includes one session, with an optional 2nd session if required. The first session is one hour and is followed up with a 45 minute session approximately 3-7 days later.

The Anne Penman Laser Quitting Smoking Therapy Program is highly successful and has helped thousands of people over 25 years. The combination of laser therapy, counselling and continued support is very effective, however each client is different, and each person’s addiction level is unique to them. We can help the client quit, but if they decide to want to smoke again, we cannot stop them, so this process cannot be guaranteed.

Yes, but allow them to make their own appointment and arrange the best time for them to quit smoking. You want to avoid making the treatment feel like a commitment or a dreaded appointment – remember, it is crucial that the client has a desire to quit, and doesn’t feel forced to undergo the treatment.

There are millions of smokers in the world and very few solutions available to help. We believe our program offers a combination of laser therapy counselling and back up support that can really help smokers stop and stay smoke-free. We support all methods

Yes, we are now treating lots of clients who want to stop using e-cigarettes. The laser will help with the habit and the need for oral fixation.

Most smokers who successfully quit smoking have tried to quit several times before. It is important for you to choose the best method for you to quit smoking. We believe that if you are determined and motivated about quitting there is nothing to prevent you doing so. Anne Penman Quit SmokingProgram is unique to you in fully supporting you with your physiological and psychological aspects of addiction.

It is not important for us how many years and how many packs per day you smoked. What is important for us is your commitment and motivation. The founder, Anne Penman, used to smoke three packs daily for 20 years. And after only one laser session she quit in 1991 and hasn’t smoked since.

One main session and a support session within 3-4 days is enough for most of our clients. Most of our clients are smoke-free after the first session. The second session is a follow up session to help ensure you are stay smoke-free.

We do not recommend you bring your children. There can be only you and our technician in our treatment room. This is your time to relax and focus on the program.

There is no rule that everybody who quits will gain weight. It depends on the person’s psychological and physiological situation. The Anne Penman Quit Smoking Program is designed to help you quit smoking more easily without gaining weight. Laser therapy can be used to help control your appetite and with the support and guidance of your technician, you make any necessary lifestyle changes to help you achieve success.

Yes, we have different locations and different times for each of them. It is advisable you make an appointment a few days prior to having your therapy.

The Anne Penman Quit SmokingProgram cannot be used for those who are:

  • Pregnant
  • Under 18 years of age
  • Epilepsy patient (unless they have a letter from their doctor)

Anne Penman Quiting Smoking Program was developed to help you deal with the physiological and psychological addiction of smoking. The other alternative methods are not necessarily concerned with both. Moreover, the majority do not include continuous support and motivation mechanisms. Anne Penman has designed and developed her smoking cessation program around all the needs of a person who wants to quit smoking.

No, Anne Penman Quitting Smoking Program has been in operation for over 25 years. It started in the UK in 1992 and has expanded worldwide. The program has helped many thousands of smokers to quit.

Your full concentration is crucial for the therapy session to be successful. Mobile phones are not allowed in the treatment rooms. You can switch it off or hand it over to our receptionist.

Anne Penman Quit Smoking Program is a unique program that helps you in every aspect of smoking cessation and you will not need to use any other method. However, if you want to use other methods with ours, there is nothing to prevent you from doing so.

Note: Individual results may vary.

Got more questions about quitting smoking or want more information?

Why not contact us. We will get back to you as soon as possible by email or phone (if you leave a contact number).

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