In addition to providing psychotherapy services for cancer patients and their family members, I have also written a number of blog posts and given presentations to help the community of survivors both during and after treatment. Please scroll down to find some links to information you may find helpful.
Dr. Davidson's Blog Posts on Cancer:
Couples Facing Cancer: Practicing Empathy
Cancer and Trauma: Adjusting to a Cancer Diagnosis
Navigating the Disorientation Of A Cancer Diagnosis
Alopecia: Chemotherapy and Hair Loss
Mindfulness and Cancer Part 1: The Value of Mindfulness for Cancer Patients
Mindfulness and Cancer Part 2: Working with Scanxiety
Mindfulness and Cancer Part 3: Making Peace With Your Body
Let's Talk About Sex...After Cancer
For a link to Dr. Davidson's appearance on KABC radio (am 790) discussing Compassionate Cancer Care with Dr. G on the Engaging Minds show click here.
Many patients also struggle with insomnia both during and after treatment. Here is a blog post about building good sleep habits that can help:
Following are a list of national and local organizations that provide assistance for cancer patients and their families: