Psycho-Oncology

The Supportive Services Program's Medical Director is a trained psychiatrist who works with other physicians and clinical professionals to provide key psycho-oncology support for patients, family members, and friends experiencing emotional distress, including depression, anxiety, and hopelessness. Services include:

  • Psychiatric Evaluations and Follow-up Referrals
  • Medication Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Psychopharmacological Treatment
  • Individual Psychiatric Counseling for Patients Living with Cancer, their Family and Caregivers
  • Psycho-Social Oncology Training for Hospital Residents and other In-Patient Clinical Staff
  • Patient Education Seminars and Workshops
  • Staff Education Seminars and Workshops
  • Pain Management and Palliative Care
  • Consultations with Physicians and Clinical Staff
  • Coordination With Inpatient Services