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Finding Your Way Through Cancer: An Expert Cancer Psychologist Helps Patients and Survivors Face the Challenges of Illness

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Publisher Comments:

Cancer psychologist Andrew Kneier has devoted his career to helping patients master the many challenges and dilemmas that come with a cancer diagnosis. From his work with thousands of people in therapy sessions and cancer support groups, Dr. Kneier has distilled the most common questions and concerns into ten free-standing essays that will help you work through whichever issues are most relevant to you, including:

 

• Family Matters

• Cancer as a Gift?

• Learning from Your Emotions

• Five Existential Dilemmas

• Mastering Anxiety                        

• Cancer and Your Life Story

 

Dr. Kneier has developed innovative ways of thinking and coping that have helped his clients and their families come to terms with personal issues and face them head-on. Whether you’re gathering the courage to communicate honestly with your significant other or children or having trouble determining what your prognosis actually means for you, Dr. Kneier will guide you through the questions and answers that have helped thousands of others who have also navigated this challenging journey.

Synopsis:

Kneier, pioneering psychologist, has been therapist to thousands with cancer. This groundbreaking book delves into the particular concerns that patients with the disease (and their families) face, time and again, and explores suffering and resilience.

About the Author

ANDREW KNEIER, PhD, was the only clinical psychologist on faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center from 1990 through 2006, and has met with more than 7,500 patients one-on-one. As the coordinator of the UCSF Psychosocial Oncology Program, he developed support services and related research. Today, Dr. Kneier is in private practice through affiliation with the Sierra Nevada Comprehensive Cancer Center. He lives with his wife in Grass Valley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781587613562
Author:
Kneier, Andrew
Publisher:
Celestial Arts
Subject:
Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Psychotherapy -- Counseling.
Subject:
Death, Grief, Bereavement
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Cancer
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ONE COLOR
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.62x5.28x.46 in. .46 lbs.

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