Our therapies are delivered by experienced therapists, who can also offer a variety of tips and self-help techniques to enhance your physical and emotional wellbeing.
If you’re undergoing cancer treatment, these sessions are free for you and your main carer.
At Weston Park Cancer Support we offer free Complementary therapy sessions to help ease the side effects of cancer treatments* and help improve physical or emotional health.
Our free therapies are delivered by experienced therapists, who can also offer a variety of tips and self-help techniques to promote relaxation, reduce anxiety and enhance physical and emotional wellbeing.*
*Please note that we do not recommend that these therapies be used as a replacement for conventional medical treatments such as surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted therapy.
Types of therapies available:
Please click on the boxes below to find out more about each of our therapies.
Hypnotherapy is useful for people with specific phobias. These can include claustrophobia if you are undergoing radiotherapy or have a fear of needles.
Shiatsu is a holistic therapy which treats each person uniquely. It calms the mind, relaxes the body, and promotes an overall sense of wellbeing.
Reiki is based on the idea that by helping to support the flow of energy the body can heal itself.
Our downloadable Yoga Nidra tracks include guided meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety as well as improving mood to help you relax and sleep.
Personal stories and testimonials
For one in two people, a cancer diagnosis will change everything. And while the impact on a person’s physical and mental health is clear, there are many other things to facing cancer which can also cause stress and anxiety.
For Anthony, Mindfulness and complementary therapies have helped turn what was an extremely distressing situation into one which is altogether more manageable. Here's his story.