A cancer diagnosis can impact on a person’s’ physical and psychological health, sexuality, finances, relationships and ability to continue in roles at home and work. Further, the disease affects not only the patients, but their families and carers, who can experience as much or greater distress as the patient themselves.
Psychological support services assess and help patients with psychological problems of all types and levels of severity, including:
A cancer diagnosis can magnify existing psychological issues, as well as present complex care requirements in its own right.
Bloomhill offers an experienced health psychologist who provides expert evidence based psychological care and interventions to clients impacted by cancer, operating within the Australian Psychology Society’s Code of Ethics (2007).
This service can be accessed by: