Patient and Family Support
Providence Cancer Centers provide a broad range of coordinated, compassionate medical care and education and support services for our patients and the loved ones who care for them. Support programs and services available in a variety of convenient locations include Home Care, Palliative Care, Support Groups, and Rehabilitation Services.
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.
Support Groups Ease Stress, Offer Coping Methods
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 open to everyone, 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.
Meditation sessions offered where patients and caregivers can learn and practice meditation techniques for stress reduction and healing. There is a small fee for the weekly session. Providence also provides psychological counseling services for patients, and caregivers in either individual or family therapy.