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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 Maryland from Annapolis to Rockville or even Frederick, 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  • You are withdrawn or avoiding friends and family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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Rebecca Leslie
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Change your relationship with food. We will work together to help you develop a healthy relationship with food. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.


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Together, we will:

Change your relationship with food. We will work together to help you develop a healthy relationship with food. We may talk about values, your thoughts, and your behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. I use evidence-based treatment in an individualized manner, which allows me to tailor therapy to best help you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Dr. Lee Phillips
Together, we will:

look at how your past influences the present. I use holistic approaches where I treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Psychotherapy is a journey and we will take it together.


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Together, we will:

look at how your past influences the present. I use holistic approaches where I treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Psychotherapy is a journey and we will take it together.

Something to know about my approach is:

for my clients to achieve the goals they wish to accomplish. I use interventions that offer not only symptom relief, but also a means to improve emotional connections to the individual and others.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • BDSM
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexuality
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Kink
  • Kink Community
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Swings
  • Non-monogamy
  • Polyamory
  • Queer Identity
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Substance use disorders
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Leda Kaveh
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Draw on integrative & holistic therapy approaches to best meet your goals. We will address daily obstacles, unconscious emotional challenges & learn to confront our negative thoughts with internal strength and authenticity.


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Together, we will:

Draw on integrative & holistic therapy approaches to best meet your goals. We will address daily obstacles, unconscious emotional challenges & learn to confront our negative thoughts with internal strength and authenticity.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide a comfortable & collaborative environment where you can take risks & explore different ways of thinking, feeling & being. I aim to help you understand your difficulties, learn to cope, and to ultimately live an authentic & fulfilling life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Body Image
  • Career
  • Childhood Issues
  • Children
  • Chronic Illness
  • College Students
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Families
  • Family of Origin
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Distancing Stress
  • Social Skills
  • Stress
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Leda Kaveh remote and phone therapy in Maryland, Virginia
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Jessica Baird
Together, we will:

work on coping skills and ways to regulate emotions. We will work on your goals and what you want out of therapy. I believe in going where the client wants to go.


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Together, we will:

work on coping skills and ways to regulate emotions. We will work on your goals and what you want out of therapy. I believe in going where the client wants to go.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a person-centered approach when working with children and families. I specialize in using play to help children with chronic illness, medical trauma, and grief and loss. I am in training to become a registered play therapist.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child Therapy
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • medical anxiety
  • Medical Trauma
  • Parenting
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
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Jessica Baird remote and phone therapy in Maryland
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Charles Wasserman
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We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life


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Together, we will:

We will accomplish the the goals that you set forth for your therapy. The therapy is for your growth, benefit and to help live a more satisfying and peaceful, productive and meaningful life

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of therapeutic styles including cognitive-behavioral methods, interpersonal and relational approaches and mindfulness in a collaborative approach to meet client needs and goals

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Codependency
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety
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Charles Wasserman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia