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Many of the nation's leading cancer specialists are located right here in Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Counselling

Some people living with cancer find it helpful to talk to a mental health professional. Many different professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses and social workers, can provide counselling. Chaplains or spiritual care providers at treatment centres can also provide counselling. In many centres they are called psychosocial oncology counsellors and are part of the supportive care or psychosocial oncology departments. These professionals are trained to listen and to help you deal with your situation. They can:

 

In most cases these professionals will see you or your family members for cancer-related concerns at any point along your cancer experience, including after treatment. Don’t worry if you are not clear about how counselling might help or even exactly what it is you want help with – the counsellor will help you sort that out. Counselling usually involves: