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Ayrshire Cancer Support
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Ayrshire Cancer Support has operated in Ayrshire since 1982, providing emotional support and practical help for cancer patients, their families, carers and the bereaved. Their Cancer Support Centres in Ayr and Kilmarnock, were opened in 1997 in response to an identified need for counselling and support services. The centres still operate today providing a drop-in facility for cancer patients, their families and the bereaved and provide a range of services including counselling, support groups and complementary therapies, including aromatherapy, counselling, reflexology, hypnotherapy/relaxation, reiki, and Indian head massage. They also have a patient transport service, which is especially useful for patients who feel unwell, those living in rural areas, the elderly and parents taking their children for treatment.
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Head Office, Community Transport Service, Kilmarnock Support Centre| Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm. Ayr Support Centre Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Specialisms:
Aromatherapy, Counselling, Reflexology, Hypnotherapy/Relaxation, Reiki, Indian Head Massage.


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Ayrshire Cancer Support
22 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1EZ, UK

+44 (0)1292 269888 admin@ayrshirecs.org http://www.ayrshirecs.org
Therapies provided by this provider:

Reiki
Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) literally means universal life force energy and is a system of healing that is believed to stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself on all levels, whether physical, mental, emotional or spiritual.

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Reflexology
Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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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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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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Hypnotherapy
Hypnosis is a state of deep relaxation and focused concentration.

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