Daniel F. Seidman

Daniel F. Seidman, Ph.D.,is the director of the smoking cessation service at Columbia University Medical Center whose revolutionary techniques for quitting have been featured on Oprah, in The Wall Street Journal, and RealAge.com.

Books by this Author

I'M TOO STRESSED TO STOP. I'LL GAIN WEIGHT IF I QUIT. I'VE TRIED AND FAILED TOO MANY TIMES TO COUNT. Why are you still smoking, even though you want to quit? Based on twenty years of research and hands-on work with countless smokers in his clinics at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Daniel F. Seidman understands that people smoke -- and quit -- for different reasons and what works for one smoker might not work for another. •Are you a Situational Smoker? Monitoring...

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Prepare to quit smoking with Daniel Seidman

Hear Daniel Seidman's thoughts as you prepare to quit smoking with help from his new book, SMOKE-FREE IN 30 DAYS.

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Nothing feels better than accomplishing something you didn’t know you could do.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I’m interested in what people have to say, so they like to talk to me.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. “Smoking can't solve a real life problem; it is a real life problem.” Also I like to say “really!” when I am curious about what someone is saying.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. tennis pro

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who pretend to know what they are doing and just cause more and unnecessary problems.

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