Complementary therapies and the cancer journey

We offer clients and their families a programme of eight complementary therapy sessions. The 8 sessions are free of charge. GP or Oncologist consent is required. Confidentiality assured.

Therapies at Roscommon Cancer Support

Mondays and Tuesdays: Therapist – Bridget Cormican and Carol Brennan

Massage can help reduce stress, anxiety and pain in people who have been diagnosed with cancer. Each session is adapted to the health and needs of the individual

Reflexology can help give relief to cancer related symptoms such as anxiety, pain, nausea and lethargy. Reflexology involves applying pressure to points on the feet which correspond to various parts of the body. Each session is adapted to the individual needs. Indian Head Ideal for relief of head,shoulder or neck issues. Also can include TMJ pain.

Wednesdays- Counseling 

Support Volunteers are available during opening hours to meet and offer support. A counsellor is also available to help you by providing emotional support and allowing you to express your feelings and fears during this difficult and traumatic time. Counselling is provided by an experienced accredited psychotherapist.We provide up to 8 one-to- one counselling sessions per client free of charge. One-to- one counselling is grant aided through the Irish Cancer Society.

Thursday & Friday: Reiki – Mari and Michael Simpson & Andy Rimmer

Reiki is an ancient Japanese technique. It is an holistic form of healing which helps restore balance and harmony to the mind and body through the chakras . This in turn will affect the body’s natural healing system and balance the emotions.

Pre booking is essential for all therapies and classes.

 

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Roscommon Cancer Support Centre offer a wide range of Complementary Therapies which are available through prior booking at the office in Vita House: Massage, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Reiki.

Clients are welcome to 8 free therapy sessions.

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