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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…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer within the past six months. We encourage you to join the group to share your experiences and receive support. The group will cover a variety of topics, including: Coping through diagnosis and treatment Navigating your care plan Learning to ask for help (more…)


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…)


Erin Moraga 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, (more…)


The impact of cancer for those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) can be magnified due to health care disparities specifically related to race, ethnicity, income levels, environmental conditions, and more. This BIPOC cancer support group will address the specific needs and experiences of the BIPOC community navigating a cancer diagnosis (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…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for adults with any cancer type who are under the age of 50. The group will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, alternating between morning and evening times and focuses on issues young adults affected by cancer face.  All Support Group meetings are held via Zoom until (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, 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, management of side effects, developing coping skills, (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this group for those with any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets twice a 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 fears about disability, pain, and end-of-life care. Living in (more…)


This bi-weekly music therapy support group explores ways to use your voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques. Experience how music and sound can help those navigating cancer with pain management, reduce stress and anxiety, increase energy and mental clarity, improve mood, decrease feelings of isolation, and promote emotional transformation and (more…)

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