Helping My Clients Cope with Anxiety & Stress from Cancer

woman wearing hat. she may have anxiety & stress from cancer treatment.

When you are going through a course of cancer treatment, many people find that their stress and anxiety levels can go up exponentially. You may be experiencing some or all of these things: Physical symptoms such as back pain, tight shoulders, or headaches that feel connected to your stressEmotional symptoms such as depression, feeling on …

“Are you certified in Oncology Massage?”

Massage for cancer patients working with client's leg

Good question. The short answer is, I'm Licensed in therapeutic massage by the Virginia nursing board (because we don't have our own dedicated massage therapy Board in the Department of Health Professions.) And as a Preferred Provider from the Society for Oncology Massage (s4om.org), I have taken advanced training classes to learn about safely adapting …