Cancer diagnose leads to an emotional roller coaster for patients and caregivers. The challenge will be to acknowledge guilt, anger, denial, sadness or fear, and find ways to let go.
Depending on our personality and energy level, various activities and can help. See below a selection with contacts available in UAE:
- Art therapy
- Prayer groups
- Sport activities
Mindfulness & Meditation
Reiki, EFT, Hypnotherapy
Zamira Darib – see here for more details
Zamira facilitates Reiki sessions in the comfort of your home in Dubai
Nathalie Ferron – reachable by email. Nathalie is certified in Reiki, Hypnotherapy and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). Using tapping, EFT can help dealing with negative emotions and limiting thoughts such as guilt, fear, sadness, stress, pain, self-esteem, or grief. Nathalie is based in Umm Suqeim, Dubai. French and English consultations.
Yadawei Ceramics studio – see here for more details
Sculpture & Pottery studio
Al Quoz 1, in Dubai
Dubai International Art Center – see here for more details
Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing and Painting
Jumeirah 1 (by Mercato Mall), in Dubai
The Jam Jar – see here for more details
Acrylic painting workshops or DIY sessions
Al Quoz 1, Unit H74, Alserkal Avenue, in Dubai
Dr. Katerine LeMay, Clinical Psychologist – see here for more details
English & French consultation
The Maple Tree Center, JLT Cluster X in Dubai
The Light House Arabia also offers counselling support in Dubai – see here for details. Light House Arabia is in Safa 2 area.
Knowing how you can continue your usual sport activity when you are diagnosed with Cancer can be difficult. Not many Doctors have answers. See here a great platform where Athletes can find answers: CancerFit.me