Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing cancer treatment can be a highly stressful and emotionally challenging experience. Patients may experience a range of emotions such as fear, anxiety, depression and grief, as well as many physical symptoms. Paying attention to your mental health is an important part of coping with a cancer diagnosis. Sarah Paul of CancerCare discussed why mental health matters and discover ways to find the emotional support that is right for you.
About Our Presenter
Sarah Paul, LCSW, OSW-C
Director of Clinical Programs, CancerCare
Ms. Paul is the Director of Clinical Programs and is responsible for delivering CancerCare’s free services to people whose lives are affected by cancer while overseeing administrative aspects of the social work department. Sarah is passionate about creating and developing specialized programs to meet the needs of underserved populations and has a specialization in working with children, adolescents and young adults. Before starting at CancerCare, she received her BA in Psychology from SUNY New Paltz and her Master’s in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She is a board certified oncology social worker and in 2020, she was awarded the Aquamarine Leadership Award by the National Association of Social Workers, New York City Chapter.