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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. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family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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Donna Allen
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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.


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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

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I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anger Management
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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Dr. Lenora Ivy
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Define your specific therapeutic goals/areas for support, and begin the journey toward helping you find solutions to your concerns, learn healthy coping strategies, and evolve into an elevated version of yourself.


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Define your specific therapeutic goals/areas for support, and begin the journey toward helping you find solutions to your concerns, learn healthy coping strategies, and evolve into an elevated version of yourself.

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I prioritize creating safe, nonjudgmental spaces by respecting your journey, highlighting your personal strengths, incorporating your interests in treatment, and being authentic.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Burnout
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Changes
  • Loneliness
  • Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
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Dr. Lenora Ivy remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nor...
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Alina Khomenko
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Learn about your symptoms to develop a personalized treatment plan to move you toward recovery. I will teach you skills needed to reduce your OCD and anxiety symptoms. We will also monitor your progress to make sure you are seeing the change you want


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Learn about your symptoms to develop a personalized treatment plan to move you toward recovery. I will teach you skills needed to reduce your OCD and anxiety symptoms. We will also monitor your progress to make sure you are seeing the change you want

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I provide evidence-based treatment including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Habit Reversal Training, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I work on teaching you skills needed to address your presenting concerns.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dermatillomania/Skin Picking/Excoriation
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Tourette Disorder
  • Trichotillomania/Hair Pulling
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Alina Khomenko remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nor...
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Dr. Kristin Kroll
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I focus on providing cognitive behavioral therapy and other evidence-based therapy to treat pediatric mental heatlh concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, medical concerns, and many more!


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I focus on providing cognitive behavioral therapy and other evidence-based therapy to treat pediatric mental heatlh concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, medical concerns, and many more!

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As a mom and psychologist, I focus upon two main factors when providing care: 1) utilizing the most evidence-based assessments and protocols specific to each patient's concerns and 2) tailoring treatment goals collaboratively with their valules.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adolescent Anxiety
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Adolescent Trauma
  • Child Behavior Issues
  • Child Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children With Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Illness
  • Health Anxiety
  • Parent-Child Relationship
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Dr. Kristin Kroll remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, ...
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Jenna Rumberger
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My background is in medical and geriatric social work. I will support you with anxiety, depression, stress & burnout, and grief & loss. We can explore the difficulties of coping with a chronic illness or the challenges you face as a caregiver.


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My background is in medical and geriatric social work. I will support you with anxiety, depression, stress & burnout, and grief & loss. We can explore the difficulties of coping with a chronic illness or the challenges you face as a caregiver.

Something to know about my approach is:

Sharing your fears and worries is difficult. I will always approach you with empathy and understanding. I use an individualized and collaborative approach to help you identify your values, explore coping skills, and find more balance in your life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Management
  • Burnout
  • Caregivers
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • End of Life
  • Grief
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