Counseling & Free Programs
Counseling & Stress Management
Stress and anxiety are correlated to overall wellness and healing. The Cancer Support Center provides comprehensive counseling and stress management programs that are delivered by high quality professionals. Counseling in private sessions or support group environments can help you and your loved ones cope with emotional responses, manage stress and find effective ways to communicate with family members and healthcare providers. Family, child and couples counseling are also offered.
Call to schedule a Personal Planning Session (PPS) with a counselor to create a program plan that is right for you.
INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY THERAPY
ART & JOURNALING GROUPS
SURVIVOR & CAREGIVERS GROUPS
FAMILY COUNSELING • KIDS CLUB
DISTRESS SCREENING • CONSULTATIONS
GUIDED IMAGERY • MEDITATION
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Education & Networking
The Cancer Support Center has a resource library at each location to help you gain insight and information about cancer. The Center provides an array of networking opportunities for you, whether you are a patient or a caregiver. In meeting other people who are on a similar path, you are able to gain a sense of comfort and companionship.
When you are first diagnosed and receive treatment options, the amount of information can be overwhelming and difficult to comprehend. The Cancer Support Center provides an array of educational workshops and networking opportunities for you, whether you are a patient or a caregiver
LENDING LIBRARY • COUNSELING
SPECIFIC CANCER-RELATED GROUPS
INFORMATION • NETWORKING GROUPS
SUPPORT GROUPS • MONTHLY FAMILY ACTIVITIES
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Fitness & Physical Wellness
The Cancer Support Center offers a variety of physical activities that can reduce pain and inflammation caused by treatment side-effects. Reduce stress and anxiety through gentle activity and gain breathing techniques. Get in shape with other participants who might have similar cancer related physical side effects.
Cancer and its treatment alters our bodies, often causing us to reduce our physical activity to avoid harming our bodies or causing increased pain. At The Cancer Support Center, we have specially designed programs that gently provide fitness and physical activities that will ease your body back into shape.
YOGA • TAI CHI
DANCE • ZUMBA • WALKING CLUB
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE • REIKI
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Nutrition & Diet
The Cancer Support Center offers a range of nutritional information and training workshops to support wellness during and post treatment. Healthy eating is a key component for keeping your body strong and will lessen inflammation in survivors. Individual consults with a nutrition consultant for advice on your specific cancer experience, and other special programming.
Learn about the most nutrient-dense and cancer-fighting foods and how to incorporate them into your life. Our nutrition classes offer the most current information and step-by-step strategies that will encourage an optimal diet.
Programming includes: Colon Cancer Nutrition, Juicing, Energy and Weight Management Seminars, Detoxification and Recovery Seminars, Healthy Living, Special Programs, and One-on-One Diet Programming
CANCER-FIGHTING COOKING RECIPES
Chef Marcia – BBQ Pulled Pork & Coleslaw
Thai It Up Chicken Soup
MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP RECIPE FROM THE ABUNDANCE DIET
Fall Comfort Food Recipes
ENHANCING FLAVOR WITH SPICES RECIPES
White Fish Recipes
Hail to Kale
Evening Cooking Demo – April 2016
Kitchen Creations with Chef Marcia – January & February 2016
Many women with cancer find themselves dealing with changes in their appearance as a result of their cancer treatment. We know that part of having cancer is becoming used to a “new” body, one that can be frustrating or unrecognizable. It’s important to know The Center is here to offer advice and support to help you cope with these changes. Each location has a private wig fitting room to help with treatment-related hair loss. The Center’s dedicated wig boutiques are designed to give you a personalized experience. Our compassionate staff will work with you to find a great match for your style.
• Gain the latest cancer information through our extensive resource library.
• Network with others to learn from those who are going through similar experiences.
• Link to programs to reduce fear, stress, pain and side-effects.
• Connect with community resources to help with immediate and ongoing needs.
WIGS • HAIR ACCESSORIES • BREAST PROSTHETICS • INFORMATION • COSMETIC WORKSHOPS • COUNSELING • INCONTINENCE • SEXUALITY PROGRAMS • NETWORKING GROUPS • LENDING LIBRARY
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