Managing Strong Emotions

Managing Strong Emotions Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most difficult challenges a person faces. For some, the diagnosis may stir up unfamiliar, powerful emotions. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed and confused by these strong emotions. Can I find a way to be hopeful when all I feel is dread…

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Counseling Services

Counseling Services Individual counseling is available by appointment to oncology patients and community members.  Please contact your doctor or navigator for a referral or call Integrative Medicine to be connected with a therapist. Integrative Medicine, 5520 Park Ave, Trumbull   203-337-8660 Integrative Medicine, 111 Beach Road, Fairfield  203-255-5518

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Virtual Reality Therapy

Virtual Reality Therapy Medical fears and other phobias and traumas can be explored using Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT).  Wearing a VR headset virtually puts patient into the scenario being addressed.  Psychiatrist, Dr. Andrew Anson,  and the patient work together to alleviate the symptoms associated with medical anxiety, which in turn, allows the patient to better…

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Genetic Testing & Counseling

Genetic Testing and Counseling Services Genetic testing is used to find changes, variants, or mutations in DNA that may indicate a higher risk of cancer.  Genetic counselors are available by appointment to discuss family history, medical history and test results.  Genetic information will help determine diagnosis, treatment or prevention of illness. To learn more about…

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Music Therapy

Music Therapy Music has been found to alleviate anxiety and reduce stress in the body.  Our music therapy offerings include meditations, drum circles, ukulele lessons, playlist compilation and more.  Zoom available.  No prior music experience necessary.   Please call contact Cassandra Mulcahy, MMT, MT-BC,  with questions or to learn more about our programs.  Musictherapy@ynhh.org

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a centuries old supportive therapy that is often effective in treating the side effects of cancer treatment, such as pain, anxiety and neuropathy.  Many also find acupuncture to alleviate pain associated with sports injuries, GI issues, neck and knee problems. Please contact your oncologist or David McLean, LAc, for more information or to…

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