Psycho-oncology in Practice: Psychological Treatment of Medical Patients With Cancer


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This workshop provides foundational knowledge to mental health professionals who are new to the field of psycho-oncology, about common problems (e.g. depression, anxiety) encountered in the context of cancer care and psychological approaches to treatment.  Dr. Dornelas incorporates clinical examples and relevant research to illustrate essential concepts in the delivery of psycho-oncology services. Original webcast date: February 12, 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the basic psychological needs of cancer patients across a broad spectrum of diagnoses and stages of disease.
  • Discuss potential psychological treatment services that could be provided to cancer patients by therapists working in the community setting.



Ellen A. Dornelas, PhD

Dr. Dornelas is a licensed clinical health psychologist and author of Psychological Treatment of Patients With Cancer, published by APA books. She serves as director of the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute's Cancer Care Delivery and Disparities Research office and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She is an experienced presenter who enjoys teaching clinicians how to apply the science of psychology to help patients struggling with health problems. Dr. Dornelas is a speaker who uses humor, warmth and relevant research to convey the essentials of the clinical practice of psycho-oncology.

Continuing Education

1.5 CE
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Price: $50.00

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