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Find Cancer Diagnosis Therapists & Counselors in San Mateo, CA.

 

A cancer diagnosis is scary, and while your focus may be on your physical health, your mental health may also be at risk. Many sufferers of cancer, radiation, or chemotherapy end up with mental disorders or challenges ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life even harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding a cancer diagnosis, oncology, and treatment. Whether you are located in downtown San Mateo, the suburbs of San Mateo, other nearby places such as San Bruno, Daly City, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You May Need Cancer Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need cancer counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You are overwhelmed by fear or sadness.
  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family
  • You no longer want to do things that used to excite you.
  • You’ve lost your appetite.
  • You can’t sleep.

Read this article to learn more about distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

Feel Better with Cancer Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for concerns about cancer. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Cait Glenn
Together, we will:

Reduce your worry and stress and have you feeling less overwhelmed, calm and clear. Anxiety and stress can stop you from being able to move forward and can keep you feeling stuck. I can help rid you of these feelings and have you reclaim your life.


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Together, we will:

Reduce your worry and stress and have you feeling less overwhelmed, calm and clear. Anxiety and stress can stop you from being able to move forward and can keep you feeling stuck. I can help rid you of these feelings and have you reclaim your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My belief is that anyone can benefit from therapy and that we all have our own unique beliefs and worries that can impact our lives. I have an integrative approach and look at therapy as a way to identify what works best for you and what doesn’t.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Career Transitions
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Creatives
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Health Anxiety
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Medical Trauma
  • Millenials
  • Millennial Issues
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
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Cait Glenn remote and phone therapy in California, Nevada
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John Armando
Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.


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Together, we will:

start by putting the puzzle together that explains how things got the way the are for you. We'll identify the efforts you made to live your best life, but that ultimately may have fallen short. And then we'll patch together a plan that can work.

Something to know about my approach is:

that I don't see you as broken and needing to be fixed, and I don't judge. I see you and I as the same: humans struggling to find meaning, and trying to be effective in what matters most deeply to us. We'll work together to help you get unstuck.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
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John Armando remote and phone therapy in California, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas
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Andrew Schuessler
Together, we will:

discuss a wide variety of topics like values, purpose, finding meaning and making authentic connections with others. We will talk about the issues you face and work together to find the solution that works best for you.


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Together, we will:

discuss a wide variety of topics like values, purpose, finding meaning and making authentic connections with others. We will talk about the issues you face and work together to find the solution that works best for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is to find out what is driving the behavior, feelings or physical symptoms that you want to work on in therapy. By understanding the source of the issues we can identify a more lasting solution.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples Therapy
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nurse Burnout
  • Physician burnout
  • Therapist for other Therapists
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Andrew Schuessler remote and phone therapy in California
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Nicole Preiss, PsyD
Together, we will:

explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they align with your values. We will explore ongoing patterns, early attachments in life, and life experiences that have contributed to how you view yourself and the world.


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Together, we will:

explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they align with your values. We will explore ongoing patterns, early attachments in life, and life experiences that have contributed to how you view yourself and the world.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is individualized to you. When you meet with me you will find I have no agenda. I just want to meet you where you are to help you move toward your goals. I view therapy as a collaborative experience to focus on overall wellbeing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • grief
  • Life changes
  • Stress Management
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Nicole Preiss, PsyD remote and phone therapy in California, Washington
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Elizabeth Cowell
Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.


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Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is influenced by Aaron Beck who founded Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Many people struggle with misconceptions about themselves. These misconceptions are created by the environment. I also use EMDR.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Depression
  • Dermatillomania / Skin Picking / Excoriation
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family trauma
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Religious Trauma
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trichotillomania / Hair Pulling
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Elizabeth Cowell remote and phone therapy in California