Welcome to CancerChatNZ
This forum is for people who want to ‘talk’ about their experiences of cancer.
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I have a lot of experience of art therapy being beneficial for child and adult clients who are experiencing grief, loss and change, including cancer patients. Art therapy, either one-on-one or in a group involves the art therapist building a therapeutic relationship...read more
MINDFULNESS Mindfulness isn’t just a way to a pleasant, peaceful way of life. Many people use it as a tool to manage their own anxiety, stress and depression. Mindfulness is about observing the self and others, non-judgmentally and in the moment. With all new skills,...read more
Look out for the latest issue (April 2017) of NZ Healthy Food Guide It features a great article by Anna Small, dietitian and Cancer Society health promoter. Anna explores some of the common myths surrounding food and cancer, tips for managing treatment side effects,...read more