Mind-Body Therapies for Cancer Patients

A cancer diagnosis and its subsequent treatment cause incredible stress for most people. Overcoming and calming that stress through Mind-Body Therapies provides another supportive element for cancer patients and their family members at the Disney Family Cancer Center.

Support Groups Ease Stress, Offer Coping Methods

Services offered at no charge include:

A Stress Reduction Group for Disney Family Cancer Center patients and family members, as well as individuals in the community. The group meets once a week for an hour. Here participants learn techniques for stress reduction such as meditation and guided imagery.

A Patient Support Group for cancer patients at any stage in their treatment process meets weekly. This group provides a safe and supportive environment where patients can connect with others experiencing similar issues.

Guided Imagery Sessions are offered throughout the week. Also open to the community, in addition to our cancer patients, this 30-minute session focuses on healing and stress reduction.

A Caregiver Support Group, led by chaplains from the Spiritual Care Department, meets weekly to assist those providing care to a loved one.

A physician referral is not necessary to access Mind-Body Therapies at the Disney Family Cancer Center. For more information, please call 818-748-4701.

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