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Down to earth self help advice for the emotional and mental impact of cancer with psychotherapist Karin Sieger, who has been diagnosed with cancer twice.

Cancer And You Karin Sieger, Psychotherapist & Writer

    • Alternative Health

Down to earth self help advice for the emotional and mental impact of cancer with psychotherapist Karin Sieger, who has been diagnosed with cancer twice.

    Ep 13: Cancer at Christmas

    Ep 13: Cancer at Christmas

    Cancer changes everything. Christmas, New Year and festive seasons are no exception. How to cope? This edition of 'Cancer and You' includes questions and comments received from the cancer community about coping with uncertainty during the festive season, wanting to take care of others, feeling isolated and alone at a time which for many is about togetherness. These are just some topics Karin covers in this Christmas edition. Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

    • 22 min
    Ep12: Breast density and patient advocacy - in conversation with Siobhán Freeney

    Ep12: Breast density and patient advocacy - in conversation with Siobhán Freeney

    Ever wondered about breast density or what patient advocacy is all about?In this episode of 'Cancer and You' I am delighted to bring to you my conversation with breast density advocate Siobhán Freeney. We cover 2 important topics:Part 1 (first 18 minutes): Breast density matters - whether you have breast cancer or not! Siobhán explains why, and how to get the information you need.Part 2 (18 minutes onwards):  How do you get into advocacy - for yourself or others? Siobhán shares with us her personal path and top tips.Siobhán Freeney is a patient advocate for awareness of Mammographic Breast Density and the relevance of Supplemental Breast screening Ultrasound and MRI for women with Dense Breasts. In 2016 she founded Beingdense.com. She also has a particular interest around Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and liaises regularly with Breast Cancer researchers, associations, attends PPI conferences and seminars.  Siobhán is a member of the Susan G Komen Advocates in Science program-AIS. She maintains a strong presence on social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook. Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

    • 35 min
    Ep11: Advice for the newly diagnosed

    Ep11: Advice for the newly diagnosed

    If you are affected by cancer you may wonder how others cope. In Part 2 of Cancer Voices we hear from 4 people who have gone through cancer. Rod Ritchie, Sara Liyanage, Diane Leopard and Bruce Gilligan share their advice for those newly diagnosed: what they have learnt about coping with cancer, uncertainty, life and themselves. They are also actively involved in supporting to the community. Find out more about each of them HERE. In Part 1 of Cancer Voices we hear our contributors share their cancer lessons. Another informative and uplifting talk. Listen to it HERE.Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

    • 21 min
    Ep10: Learning from others' cancer lessons

    Ep10: Learning from others' cancer lessons

    If you are affected by cancer you may wonder how others cope. In Part 1 of Cancer Voices we hear from 3 people who have gone through cancer. Rod Ritchie, Sara Liyanage and Bruce Gilligan share what they have learnt about coping with cancer, uncertainty, life and themselves. They are also actively involved in supporting to the community. Find out more about each of them HERE. In Part 2 of Cancer Voices we hear words of encouragement for those newly diagnosed. Another informative and uplifting talk. Listen to it HERE.Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

    • 20 min
    Ep9: Coping with chemotherapy

    Ep9: Coping with chemotherapy

    How to prepare for and cope with chemotherapy treatment? Side effects can vary, as can the treatment itself. In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and You' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope with the optional and mental impact of chemotherapy, and shares some of her own experiences. Also check out her articles and videos on chemobrain and cancer hair loss. Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

    • 20 min
    Ep8: How to keep going when someone else dies of cancer

    Ep8: How to keep going when someone else dies of cancer

    If you are affected by cancer (whether you have been diagnosed, treated, or are a relative, friend), then you will know how painful it can be, when someone else dies of cancer. How can we honour the pain of the loss, and the fear of what may lie ahead for us, and still keep going? In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and You' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope and shares some of her own experiences. You can read her accompanying article HERE.Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com. Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

    • 20 min

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