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Biography Service

Our quartlerly program of helpful courses, counselling and support services for cancer patients and their families

Mondays

CounsellingCounselling

Weekly, Monday afternoons

Counsellor: Natalie When: Weekly, Monday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Massage – Remedial, Relaxation, Myofascial; Craniosacral, Trigger pointMassage – Remedial, Relaxation, Myofascial; Craniosacral, Trigger point

Every third Monday morning

Therapist: Ryan Time: Monday mornings, every third week Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Melanoma Support GroupMelanoma Support Group

Last Monday of the Month

Melanoma Support Group meets monthly. Melanoma Patients Australia (MPA) provides support across Australia to those with melanoma, their families, friends and carers, all at no charge. MPA groups meet on a regular basis and are unstructured, relaxed get-togethers open to those with melanoma and their family members and friends. These groups offer a safe andContinue Reading

Young Women’s Support GroupYoung Women’s Support Group

1st and 3rd Monday of each month

Do you feel you would benefit from meeting with other women under 45 years of age experiencing cancer? Our support group meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month to discuss topics such as medical issues, feelings and emotions, in an informal confidential environment. This sharing can be quite beneficial in a sometimesContinue Reading


Tuesdays

Biography ServiceBiography Service

A biography offers a way of capturing the world of the individual as he/she has experienced and continues to experience their life journey. Nationally, many hospitals and healthcare providers offer biography services to their patients/clients as it is widely believed that the process of the telling of a life story improves psychological and spiritual well-beingContinue Reading

Pancare Australia meetingsPancare Australia meetings

Bi-monthly on Tuesday

Pancare Foundation’s Community Care Program supports patients with pancreatic cancer and their families from the point of diagnosis through to recovery or bereavement. When: Bi Monthly Time: 11am to 1pm Location: Cancer Care Centre Cost: No Charge Please contact Sonia Mursec to attend the next meeting at sonia.mursec@pancare.org.au or by phone 0434 313 593

ReikiReiki

Weekly, Tuesday afternoons

Facilitator: Leanne When: Weekly, Tuesday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Men’s Support GroupMen’s Support Group

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

This group provides an opportunity for men to discuss issues affecting them on their journey, whether they are a patient, carer, or partner of a patient. Facilitator: Mel When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month Time: 7pm – 9pm Cost: Members by donation; Non-members $10 Contact the Centre on (08) 8272 2411 to registerContinue Reading

Massage – Oncology, RelaxationMassage – Oncology, Relaxation

Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings

Therapist: Therese When: Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings Cost: Members $40 ; Non-Members $85

Massage – Lymphoedema, Oncology, Energy body processesMassage – Lymphoedema, Oncology, Energy body processes

Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings

Therapist: Judy When: Fortnightly, Tuesday mornings Cost: Members $40 ; Non-Members $85

CounsellingCounselling

Weekly, Tuesday afternoons

Counsellor: Nicole When: Weekly, Tuesday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85


Wednesdays

Massage – Lymphoedema, OncologyMassage – Lymphoedema, Oncology

Weekly, Wednesday mornings

Therapist: Sarah When: Weekly, Wednesday mornings Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Counselling/PathwaysCounselling/Pathways

Weekly, Wednesday afternoons

Counsellor: Lee When: Weekly, Wednesday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

One on One Yoga TherapyOne on One Yoga Therapy

Wednesday Evenings

Facilitator: Donna Myer When: 3 week course, Wednesday Evenings Time: 5pm and 6:30pm spots available Cost: Members $10 per session ($25 for three); Non-members $40 Please register your interest by contacting the Centre on 8272 2411. We also offer Group Yoga sessions as a 6 week course.

Gentle YogaGentle Yoga

5 week course, Wednesday Afternoons

It is safe, fun and easy to do. A typical class includes breathwork, gentle stretching and simple repetitive movements, conscious relaxation and meditation, inclusive of beautiful Yoga music.

Group MeditationGroup Meditation

Weekly, Wednesday mornings

Learn and experience the benefits of meditation and how you can use this powerful tool in your healing journey.


Thursdays

Counselling/PathwaysCounselling/Pathways

Thursday afternoons

Counsellor: Lynne When: Weekly, Thursday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

One-on-One MeditationOne-on-One Meditation

Weekly, Thursday afternoon

Facilitator: Lynne When: Weekly, Thursday afternoon Cost: Members $20, Non-Members $30


Fridays

Massage – ReflexologyMassage – Reflexology

Weekly, Friday afternoons

Therapist: Lyn When: Weekly, Friday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Massage – LymphaticMassage – Lymphatic

Weekly, Friday afternoons

Therapist: Lyn When: Weekly, Friday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

Massage – OncologyMassage – Oncology

Monthly, Friday afternoons

Therapist: Vicki When: Monthly, Friday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-Members $85

CounsellingCounselling

Friday afternoons

Counsellor: Helene When: Weekly, Friday afternoons Cost: Members $40; Non-members $85

Women’s Support GroupWomen’s Support Group

1st and 3rd Friday of each month

We are a friendly group who get together fortnightly to discuss topics such as family, medical issues, feelings and emotions in an informal confidential environment.


Saturdays


Weekdays

Massage TherapiesMassage Therapies

Monday – Friday

We offer a range of massage therapies including Lymphatic Drainage, Gentle Oncology Massage, Bowen Therapy, Reflexology, Shiatsu and Kinesiology. We also offer non-manipulative therapies such as Reiki.

Resource CentreResource Centre

The Centre’s library and internet access computer are easy, convenient ways to get the information and inspiration you need.

Professional Counselling available on weekdaysProfessional Counselling available on weekdays

Monday - Friday

Several qualified, experienced counsellors are available by appointment, to assist you with issues encountered on the cancer journey.