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
Massage – Can help reduce stress, anxiety and pain in people who have been diagnosed with cancer. Each session is adapted to 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.
Indian Head – Ideal for relief of head,shoulder or neck issues.
Facials – A facial is a therapy and massage that leaves your skin cleaner, softer, younger, and truly transformed. Ziaja Goat’s Milk products are used.
Tuesdays – Drop-In Centre
Life as you knew it can suddenly become different after a cancer diagnosis. We’d like to encourage you to come along to our drop-in centre here in Vita House on Tuesday afternoons from 2 – 4 pm to sit back, relax and have a cup of tea and a chat with one of our staff members or volunteers
Wednesday – Counselling Appointments
A counsellor is 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.
Wednesday – Bio Energy
Bio-Energy Therapy protocol is a powerful and effective healing technique, that works by re-balancing the life force energy within and around the human body. This life force energy should normally be in a state of continuous flow throughout the body. The aim is to locate any energy disturbances using a protocol of hand movements. This treatment can benefit conditions of physical, mental and emotional natures.
We provide up to 8 one-to-one counselling sessions per client free of charge.
Tuesday & Thursday – Reiki
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.