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Haven (The)
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The Haven offers free support, information and complementary therapies to anyone affected by breast cancer. At their Havens in London, Hereford and Leeds, you can benefit from specialist nurses and therapists and also from meeting others going through a similar experience. Their programme of care is free of charge and has been designed to help patients feel better and to encourage them to develop a healthier lifestyle. It is flexible, and people can go along at any time before, during or after their medical treatment. Counselling gives an opportunity to gain emotional support and practical guidance to help cope with breast cancer and the impact that this has on the lives of people affected. Counselling is also offered to partners, family members and close friends of those with breast cancer. They also offer counselling in the form of support groups. In addition they offer the HeadStrong service which provides information and practical and emotional support to all Haven clients affected by any type of cancer who have lost or are likely to lose their hair through cancer treatment. HeadStrong is provided in partnership with Breast Cancer Care.
Specialisms:
Aromatherapy, Counselling, Hair Advice, Hypnotherapy, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Reiki.


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Haven (The)
4-5 The Gateway West, East Street, Leeds, LS9 8DA, UK

+44 (0)11 3284 7829 info@thehaven.org.uk http://www.thehaven.org.uk
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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Shiatsu
Shiatsu is a manual therapy that provides support and helps strengthen the body's natural ability to heal and balance itself.

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Mindfulness
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a type of mental training that uses the mind to combat anxiety and bring about a sense of wellbeing.

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

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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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Acupuncture
Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and involves the stimulation of special points on the body, known as acupuncture points, for therapeutic or preventive purposes.

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