The Mass General Cancer Center is pleased to offer the Benson-Henry Institute for Mindy Body Medicine's highly regarded SMART-3RP training at its Boston, Danvers and Waltham locations.
This program is designed to assist patients who have completed cancer treatment by providing critical tools to help them cope with the experience of their diagnosis and treatment as well as adjust to life after treatment.
During nine, 90-minute weekly sessions, this program will help participants:
- Learn self-care techniques, through relaxation, mindful awareness and adaptive thought patterns
- Reduce stress and physical/emotional symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment
- Cope with and manage late effects of treatment
- Promote a sense of control, optimism, acceptance, and well-being
Elements of the program include:
- Interactive lessons
- Healthy behaviors
- Group learning
- Skills training
- Symptom monitoring
The Mind Body Program for Cancer Survivors is billable to insurance; most insurers cover the program. Pre-registration and a $50 materials fee are required.
Boston: Fridays at Mass General Cancer Center, 9 AM - 10:30 AM, with Lara Traeger, PhD, Mass General Cancer Center Psychologist.
Danvers: Fridays at Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center, 9 AM - 10:30 AM, with Giselle Perez, PhD, Mass General Cancer Center Psychologist.
Waltham: Tuesdays at Mass General Waltham, 10 AM - 11:30 AM, with April Hirschberg, MD, Psychiatrist, Mass General Cancer Center.
For information on upcoming program dates or to register to participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org.