The Strategies You Need to Cope With the Emotional Side of Cancer [Webinar]

August 5, 2020
Community News

Stressed? Overwhelmed?

A cancer diagnosis can leave you feeling isolated and stressed. Among the multiple financial, physical, and logistical burdens are the complicated emotions that can cause despair, stress, depression among others.

But you’re not alone.

Tim Cummings, MSW, LICSW, and a cancer survivor has over 25 years of experience helping patients and their loved ones cope with the lifestyle adjustments of a cancer diagnosis.

In this free webinar, Tim will share with you a guide to the emotional impacts of cancer and you’ll gain valuable methods for managing emotions, maintaining positivity, and more.

About Tim:

Tim Cummings has a masters in social work and is licensed in clinical social work. His experience includes facilitating both patient and caregiver support groups and developed and implemented various types of support programs as the Program Director for the Cancer Support Community-Mass South Shore organization.

Prior to that he spent 24 years at one of Boston’s teaching hospitals working almost exclusively in cancer care; following people from initial diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

Tim has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Catholic University and a Masters in Social Work from Boston University, is an honoree in the Mass General Cancer Center’s The 100, has years of leading support groups, and is currently the account management lead at Wellist.

Who this is for:

Anyone affected by cancer (or any life-changing diagnosis) -- including anyone who is recently diagnosed, a survivor, or knows somebody touched by cancer. This is especially valuable for caregivers looking to understand the emotions that a loved one is going through.

What you will learn:

  • Learn how cancer causes distress so you can better manage it
  • Grow your empathy to better understand those who are living with cancer
  • Discover how and why to cultivate positivity and optimism  
  • Bonus: the surprising tip to help maintain mental health during cancer recovery

Why you can’t afford to miss it:

This information has been honed by 25+ years of experience and is from a licensed social worker! You can have it for free but act fast, space IS limited and these tend to fill up quickly.

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