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Action Cancer is a Northern Ireland cancer charity, established in 1973 by cancer specialist Dr George Edelstyn. Services include counselling and support services for cancer patients and their families. Their team of complementary therapists have received specialist training to work with people who have received a cancer diagnosis. Whether you have just been diagnosed or are receiving medical care (such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, pre- or post-operative surgery) they are happy to offer you complementary therapy treatments at Action Cancer, Belfast. The most widely used by patients with cancer are touch therapies (e.g. aromatherapy, reflexology and massage) and mind-body interventions (e.g. relaxation, meditation and visualisation). They often combine several therapies to meet individual needs and the complementary therapies they provide are appropriately modified to ensure suitability and safety, to support the individual needs of people with cancer.

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Aromatherapy, Counselling, Healing, Massage, Meditation, Positive Living Programme, Mentoring, Life Coaching, Pain and Symptom Control, Children and Young People Support, Breast Screening, Reflexology, Yoga, Pilates and Bach Flower Remedy treatment.



Last Updated:26/07/2020
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Action Cancer House
20 Windsor Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6EE, UK

+44 28 9080 3344 info@actioncancer.org http://www.actioncancer.org
Therapies provided by this provider:

Reflexology
Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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Meditation / Creative Visualisation
Meditation is a technique where the attention is focused on a point of reference, such as the breath or an object, in order to help you create a peaceful, quiet state of mind.

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Massage
Massage is the practice of manipulating, applying pressure, and rubbing or stroking soft tissue and skin to promote physical and mental relaxation, well-being, and circulation.

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Counselling
Seeing a counsellor or psychotherapist, who is trained and experienced at working with cancer patients, can help you and others close to you deal with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis and help to make sense of the many emotions that you are experiencing.

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Healing/Therapeutic Touch
Healing, sometimes called spiritual healing, healing touch or therapeutic touch, is a gentle and calming therapy which involves a light touch or hands close to the body.

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Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy uses the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

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