Counselling can help you come to terms with your cancer. Read about what counselling is, different types of counselling, and how it might work for you.

What counselling is

Counselling means someone to listen to you in a supportive way.

Types of counselling

There are many different types of counselling. Find the one that you feel is best for you.

How counselling can help

Counselling can help you sort out many different types of problems that you may face when you have cancer.

How do I know if I need counselling?

Counselling usually works better if you seek it out yourself. You may not get the best out of it if you don’t really want to be there.

How to find a counsellor

Your guide to finding a counsellor and choosing the right one for you.

Counselling organisations

Information about organisations that provide counselling and organisations that register counsellors.

Last reviewed: 
20 Sep 2019
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