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Wessex Cancer Trust
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Wessex Cancer Trust was established in 1981 to provide relief for adults, teenagers and children living with cancer and their carers. The Trust has previously provided free and confidential counselling and complementary therapy services for cancer patients and their families, including aromatherapy, holistic facials, massage, reiki, reflexology and meditation and visualisation. Although their Cancer Support Centres have had to close temporarily due to Covid, they still have a telephone support service and online support group via Facebook. Their transport services are still running, with increased Covid precautions, and their Sing for Life choirs are still meeting online.

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On their website the Trust offer a range of different services as remote cancer support: https://www.wessexcancer.org.uk/remote-support/

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Counselling, Aromatherapy, Holistic Facials, Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Meditation and Visualisation.



Last Updated:07/03/2021
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    Wessex Cancer Trust
    91-95 Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2GG, UK - England (South East)

    +44 (0)2380 672200 wct@wessexcancer.org.uk https://www.wessexcancer.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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    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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    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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