Cancer Patient Counseling Scottsdale, AZ

Empower You Expert provides professional cancer patient counseling in Scottsdale, AZ.  Being diagnosed with cancer can have a traumatic effect on the patient, along with the caregiver(s), family and friends of the cancer patient.  Cancer negatively effects a person medically and these biological impacts can also have consequences on a persons’ psychological well-being not only for patients with cancer, but also for the caregivers, family, and friends of cancer patients.

Many cancer patients and their caregivers, family and friends seek counseling to help with the emotional burden of having cancer.  Cancer patient counseling helps the patient, caregivers, family, and friends cope with cancer by giving them a safe space to express their feelings. 

Woman with cancer.

Cancer Psychologist: Empower You Experts

Empower You Experts help cancer patients and their caregivers, family and friends feel more at ease to express and reflect on any feelings or concerns they may have about their illness.  Once people accept that they have cancer, they often feel a sense of hope.  Our in-house professional cancer psychologist and therapist can help provide many reasons to feel hopeful. Millions of people who have had cancer are alive today.  

One’s chances of living with cancer—and living beyond it—are better now than they have ever been before.  And people with cancer can lead active lives, even during treatment.  This is what Empower You Experts emphasize to cancer patients and everyone involved in their care who are seeking cancer patient counseling from a cancer psychologist or therapist.  Empower You Experts strongly believe that hope may help the body deal with cancer.  Therefore, we help patients with cancer build a sense of hope, emotional strength, and confidence.    

Patients living with cancer feel many different emotions, including anxiety and distress.  Patients who have cancer may find the physical, emotional, and social effects of the disease to be stressful.  Therefore, cancer patient counseling is strongly recommended for people with cancer as well as their caregivers, family, and friends.  Oftentimes, the values a person grows up with affect how he or she thinks about and copes with cancer.  People who can use effective coping strategies to deal with stress, such as relaxation and stress management techniques, have been shown to have lower levels of anxiety, depression and symptoms related to the cancer and its treatment.  Successful management of psychological stress with the help of a professional cancer psychologist and therapist may overall improve cancer survival.

Get Cancer Patient Counseling in Scottsdale, AZ Today

Empower You Experts specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and grief and loss, as it relates to coping with cancer for cancer patients and their caregivers, family members, and friends.Our in-house cancer psychologist and therapist help patients with cancerand their caregivers, family members, friends by encouraging and empowering them to achieve their potential, live life to the fullest, and learn to manage adaptively with her or his life circumstances related to the cancer.

Lastly, patients dealing with cancer may have symptoms of post-traumatic stressat any point from diagnosis through treatment, after treatment is completed, or during possible recurrence of the cancer.  Cancer-related post-traumatic stress is very similar to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Common Emotions People with Cancer and their caregivers, family, and friends experience:

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