Comprehensive Cancer Support Program Grand Rounds: Mental Health Service Use in Parents Bereaved by Cancer: If we build it, will they come?

Discussion hosted by Wendy G. Lichtenthal, Ph.D., Assistant Attending Psychologist and Director of the Bereavement Clinic within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center.

  • Comprehensive Cancer Support Program Grand Rounds: Mental Health Service Use in Parents Bereaved by Cancer: If we build it, will they come?
  • 2014-06-04T08:00:00-04:00
  • 2014-06-04T09:00:00-04:00
  • Discussion hosted by Wendy G. Lichtenthal, Ph.D., Assistant Attending Psychologist and Director of the Bereavement Clinic within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center.
When Jun 04, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
Where Patient Family Resource Center Conference Room
Ground Floor, NC Cancer Hospital
Contact Name Robin Haring
Contact Phone 919.966.3494
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Dr. Lichtenthal is an innovative and prolific investigator in
psychooncolgy. As Director of the Bereavement Clinic in the Counseling Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering (MSKCC), she specializes in end-of-life and bereavement research and clinical work, with a focus on meaning-making and intervention development.

In her research and clinical trial work, she has developed interventions for people with cancer and their families to better cope with their grief and fears. How do people with advanced cancer and their families find purpose and meaning while contending with advanced disease and loss? Why do some people develop persistent and debilitating symptoms of grief – and what can be done about this?  Join us for a discussion about how to best support these patients and their families.