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Christine Zinke, LICSW, leads this group for people who are past their treatment phase and are working to reevaluate their lives. They wonder how to articulate and understand how they have changed. They hope that they will feel lighter and trust in their health. We have a post-treatment group during the day that accommodates people (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this group for 8-10 women and men who have any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets weekly and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help and fears about disability, pain, and end of (more…)


William Lenderking, Ph.D., facilitates this group which uses the tools of poetry, music, yoga, meditation, and listening to create a space in which to communicate about the challenges of living with cancer and to provide support. This group meets twice per month. Healing Garden Clients only.  Please email Kelly to register. (more…)


Erin Raber, MA, MT-BC, Clinical Care Specialist and Music Therapist, facilitates this support group for women and men who are in any stage of cancer treatment. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues of new diagnosis and treatment including navigating the medical and health care systems, filtering information, adjusting to identity changes, (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this support group for adults with any cancer type who are under the age of 45. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues young adults affected by cancer face.  All Support Group meetings are held via Zoom until further notice. Please email Kelly to register. (more…)


This 8-week series will explore ways to use your voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques and will also offer opportunities for group discussion and verbal processing. Experience how music and sound can help cancer patients with pain management, reduce stress and anxiety, increase energy and mental clarity, improve (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, an experienced group social worker, facilitates this group for 8-10 women and men who have any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help and (more…)


Erin Raber, MA, MT-BC, Clinical Care Specialist & Music Therapist, facilitates this support group for women and men who have completed their active treatment for any type of cancer. The group meets twice a month and focuses on issues like cancer rehabilitation, strength-building, shifts in identity, intersecting factors (financial, work, relationships), management of anxiety, and (more…)


Catherine (Cathy) Ricketson, LCSW is the facilitator for the Caregiver Support Group program. The group meets to help caregivers navigate the many challenges of caring for a loved one and taking care of themselves at the same time. Group topics include understanding the role of the caregiver, building a support network, and gaining self-confidence in (more…)


Although everyone’s experience with cancer is unique, the LGBTQI+ cancer experience can present many challenges, such as lack of access to tailored resources and discrimination around sexuality and/or gender while navigating the medical system. This LGBTQI+ Cancer Support Group provides a safe space where LGBTQI+ people with cancer, caregivers, and client/caregiver couples can meet with (more…)

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