University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

7-Week Psycho-Oncology Behavioral Sleep and Fatigue Clinic

March 18, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Location details provided upon registration.

7-Week Psycho-Oncology Behavioral Sleep and Fatigue Clinic

3/16/20 UPDATE: At this time, UCSF is restricting access to in-person nonessential medical visits and programs due to COVID19. Psycho-Oncology and Cancer Supportive Care Services are committed to offering psychological support with as little interruption as possible while ensuring the continued safety, comfort, and wellbeing of our patients and community. At this time, this group has been cancelled, and will be offered again at a future date. Please sign up for our monthly e-newsletter to be notified of the next dates. If you would like to set up individual counseling with Psycho-Oncology, please call 415-353-7019. Psycho-Oncology clinical services will be offered exclusively via the Zoom telehealth platform. We look forward to continue being of support as we weather this challenging time together.

Would you like to learn evidence-based, behavioral, self-management strategies for coping with cancer-related insomnia and fatigue? Join this seven-week group taking place on Wednesday afternoons from March 18 (mandatory introductory session) through April 29, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Please plan to attend all seven sessions. This group is available to Cancer Center patients, as well as Cancer Center caregivers.

This well-received program provides evidence-based, behavioral, self-management strategies shown to help with insomnia and/or fatigue. It includes tools from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi), an extensively-researched treatment that has been shown to be effective for cancer patients and survivors. The group will take place at Mission Bay and will be led by Psycho-Oncology psychologist Anna Levin, PhD and Cancer Center social worker Lacy Fetting, LCSW.

No provider referrals are needed to enroll in this program, and interested patients need only to contact Psycho-Oncology at 415-353-9751 to enroll. 
 

A mandatory information session will be held for interested participants on Wednesday, March 18, from 2:00-3:30 pm at Mission Bay. Fees may apply for this course, and insurance is accepted.


Who: Open to UCSF cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers seeking assistance with insomnia and/or fatigue related to cancer

What: A 6-week group treatment, plus one mandatory information session. Individuals will learn evidence-based, behavioral, self-management strategies for coping with insomnia and fatigue

When: Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30pm, March 25 through April 29

Where: UCSF Mission Bay Campus

Interested in participating? Contact Psycho-Oncology at (415) 353-9751. Please also feel free to contact Anna.Levin@ucsf.edu with any questions about the clinic.

 


Contact Information

UCSF Psycho-Oncology
Anna.Levin@ucsf.edu

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