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Cancer Support Scotland

Cancer Support Scotland (formerly known as Tak Tent) deliver high-quality counselling, complementary therapy, podiatry and stress management services to promote mental and physical wellbeing and to enable those affected by cancer to continue to live the most active life possible in the community. Cancer Support Scotland is based in the grounds of Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow and also has support groups throughout west central Scotland. All the services they provide are free of charge. They originally started as a support group and still pride themselves on offering a drop-in centre for anyone affected by cancer, with free tea, coffee, cakes and WI-FI. This provides a group setting for those affected by cancer to come together, defeat loneliness and remain resilient. They also offer wellbeing support by email.


Aromatherapy, Counselling, Facial Reflexology, Guided Relaxation, Indian Head Massage, Massage, Podiatry, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Reflexology, Reiki, Self-Help Guides and Audio, Specialist Massage, Stress Management.

Last Updated:04/10/2020
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    Cancer Support Scotland
    Calman Cancer Support Centre, 75 Shelley Road, Glasgow, G12 0ZE, UK

    +44 800 652 4531
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    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 is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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    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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    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 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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