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January 29, 2019

Wellness House Winter Newsletter

Elissa Speizman didn’t plan to attend any Wellness House programs … until she happened to glance at a brochure about our metastatic breast cancer support group. “There are so few programs like that, I decided to give it a try,” she recalls. “And I’m so glad that I did. As soon as I walked into the room, I knew I’d found my people.”

One of those people is senior oncology support counselor Valerie Piazza, RN, LCPC, who facilitates that group as well as individual sessions. Last year, Val told Elissa about a new offering called Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy. “I trust Val so much,” Elissa says. “I thought, If she thinks MCP could be helpful, then I want to try it.”

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