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Psychological Support Specialist

Houston Cancer Institute, PA

Cancer Treatments located in Houston, TX & Katy, TX

Cancer treatment can be a stressful period in your life. If you or a loved one are undergoing cancer treatment, the caring team at Houston Cancer Institute, PA, can help provide psychological support and counseling. With their locations throughout Houston and Katy, Texas, the team is well equipped and conveniently located to provide emotional and psychological support to those in need. To learn more or to schedule a visit, call the Houston Cancer Institute, PA today or book an appointment online.

Psychological Support Q&A

What is psychological support?

Psychological support involves providing emotional support to those undergoing cancer treatment as well as close family members or friends impacted by the treatment process. At Houston Cancer Institute, PA, the team offers a variety of emotional and psychological support methods to provide relief and care to those in need. 

Why might I need psychological support? 

Undergoing cancer treatment can be stressful both mentally and physically. The team at Houston Cancer Institute, PA believes that emotional and psychological support can help patients learn to cope with the psychological stresses involved in the treatment. 

They offer a variety of therapies, including: 

  • Counseling
  • Cancer education
  • Social support
  • Medication assistance

How might psychological support help? 

Psychological support may be an effective way to reduce and relieve anxiety and depression symptoms that are common while undergoing cancer treatments. The body releases stress hormones, such as epinephrine and norepinephrine, during the stressful event. Psychological support and assistance may help suppress the release of these hormones and provide a more stable and easier treatment experience. 

To benefit from the Houston Cancer Institute, PA’s psychological and emotional support, call the nearest office or book an appointment online today.




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