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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. Wherever you are located in Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, or anywhere else nearby, 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  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family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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Kristen Maguire
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Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.


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Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.

Something to know about my approach is:

With a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy, I have been trained in mindfulness and acceptance-based, trauma-focused, and play therapy techniques.Flexibility in my approach enables us to tailor the intervention to your needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adults
  • Aging Parents
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Childhood Issues
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family Therapy
  • Family trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • School issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
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Kristen Maguire remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut
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Malina Choi
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Take control over your negative emotions, increase self-esteem, and rebuild intimacy in your relationships. Learn tools to help you feel confident, in control, and be present in your body. Explore anxiety, perfectionism, and identify toxic patterns


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Together, we will:

Take control over your negative emotions, increase self-esteem, and rebuild intimacy in your relationships. Learn tools to help you feel confident, in control, and be present in your body. Explore anxiety, perfectionism, and identify toxic patterns

Something to know about my approach is:

Using holistic approaches such a mindfulness, meditation, grounding techniques, and mind-body connection, you’ll learn the tools to challenge any negative self-talk, recognize and reduce physical symptoms of panic, and reduce the impact of trauma

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Marital stress
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Trauma Recovery
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Malina Choi remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Sarah Aftab
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Collaborate so you can heal and grow by learning to reconnect with your mind, body & surroundings, love & trust yourself, prioritize your needs, recover from people-pleasing & perfectionism, set boundaries & accept that nothing is wrong with you.


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Collaborate so you can heal and grow by learning to reconnect with your mind, body & surroundings, love & trust yourself, prioritize your needs, recover from people-pleasing & perfectionism, set boundaries & accept that nothing is wrong with you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice is mindfulness-based with a holistic approach: nurturing your mind, body, spirit, & being present with yourself & the world around you. We may explore your childhood, relationships & difficult experiences to help you learn about yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-Worth
  • Trauma
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Sarah Aftab remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Massachusetts
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Dr. Jen Blanchette
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My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.


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Together, we will:

My goal is to help you find more ease in your life. Whether it is related to neurodiverse issues such as concussion, TBI, ADHD, Autism Spectrum issues, or another neurocognitive issue, I believe in total brain health as key to mental health.

Something to know about my approach is:

I integrate the latest neuroscience into my approach to whole brain wellness. To that end, I'm trained in power therapies like the Gottman method, Biofeedback, and EMDR 2.0 to aid in targeted recovery from emotional and relational traumas.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Former Athletes
  • Neurodivergence
  • Neurological issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Dr. Jen Blanchette remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Picture of Della S. Lusk, Ph.D., therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Della S. Lusk, Ph.D.
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I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.


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Together, we will:

I'm trained as a Bilingual Clinical Psychologist; my training and experience allows me to work with the widest range of issues possible.

Something to know about my approach is:

I generally use a cognitve behavioral therapy (CBT) approach with most clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adulting
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Executive Coaching
  • Graduate Students
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Personal growth
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Starting College
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Della S. Lusk, Ph.D. remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin