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Colin has been helping smokers quit for over 30 years. He also teaches health professionals, writes articles on smoking and is involved in a range of other smoking-related projects.

Colin has participated in many research studies on how to quit smoking and has published many articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

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Colin sees smokers in Double Bay for evidence-based advice, tools and support to help them quit smoking.

Treatment consists of counselling and support, stop smoking medication and/or electronic cigarettes when appropriate.

Make an appointment or find out more about how he can help you.

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Colin is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Technology (UTS) and University of Sydney.

He speaks regularly to health care professionals at conferences, seminars and hospitals. Click here to see his teaching schedule.

Colin is a member of the committee that develops the Australian national smoking cessation guidelines.



He is the founding chairman of the health promotion charity, Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA).

The charity was established to raise awareness of safer alternatives to smoking and to encourage the complete cessation of tobacco smoking in Australia.

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