Counselling Service

The South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust provides a counselling service for anyone who has a cancer diagnosis or is a family member or carer. Dr Karen Doherty is the Cancer Focus NI Counsellor and is part of the Community Palliative Care Team based in Ards Hospital and Lagan Valley Hospital.

The counselling allows space to talk, explore issues and anxieties allowing time to clarify your thought, consider options and make your own decisions.

Cancer Focus NI also offers other services to support patients & families such as Art Therapy, creative writing and family support service, beauty for life, to find out more the website

Accessing the Service

To access the service, please contact Karen on (07927) 944 922 or the Administrator on (028) 9263 3568.