Illness and Death

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Home visits may be arranged for the seriously ill.

 

Counseling can help when a serious illness strikes.

  • Learn how to cope with the diagnosis.
  • Feel less overwhelmed by the disease and more in control of your life.
  • Manage sadness, depression, and anxiety.
  • Manage symptoms and treatment side effects, such as pain and fatigue.
  • Learn how to interact effectively with your health-care team.
  • Address relationship concerns that are causing distress.
  • Explore options and get feedback about important decisions.
  • Talk about concerns regarding survivorship (especially in the case of cancer).
  • Explore the meaning of your experience.
  • Learn about community resources.
  • Learn how to help others understand and adjust to the changes the illness has brought to the family.
  • Explore and resolve issues related to body image, sexuality, and self.

Counseling and Care at the End of Life

Where death is concerned,the adage "What you don't know won't hurt you" is false...Death is unavoidably part of our lives. Not thinking or talking about death doesn't remove us from its power. Such ostrichlike behavior only limits our choices for coping with dying and death. When we bring death out of the closet, we give ourselves an opportunity to clear away the accumulated rubbish and keep what is valuable (Spelder & Strickland, The Last Dance, 1997).

At the end of life all things are possible.

We are here to help if you or a loved one is looking for help talking to family members, sharing final words, healing old wounds, seeking partnership in your final journey, 

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