Complementary Therapies

Integrative Mind/Body Programs

Mind/body therapies offered at the Cancer Center empower patients to take an active role in their healing and improve the quality of their lives. Meditation, Stress Reduction, Guided Imagery, Yoga, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Reiki Therapy and Therapeutic Touch are a few of the modalities utilized in the integrative programs. In addition, many of these techniques are taught during other educational programs including the eight-week
“I Cancer-Vive Program”. Mind/Body modalities followed by an asterisk are only available to patients being treated at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

“I Cancer-Vive”

An 8-week program designed to teach you how to utilize the Mind Body Spirit connection for healing.

Date/Time: 5 times a year-Fridays-10:00-12:00am
Location: 1st floor Mind/Body Conference Room.
Contact: Jean Marie Rosone at 973-971-6514 for dates
Registration required-call for dates.

Yoga

A combination of gentle stretching, breathing and meditation to create a union of mind, body and spirit.

Date/Time: Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays-11:00-12:15 pm
Date/Time: Restorative Yoga-Thursdays-1:00–2:15 pm
Location: 1st floor Mind/Body Conference Room
No registration required.

Qigong/Tai Chi” (pronounced Chee-gong)

This Chinese System of selfcare is designed to enhance the natural flow of vital energy in the body. It is a combination of physical movements, meditation and breathing.

Date/Time: Every Monday evening-6:00-7:00 pm
Location: 1st floor Mind/Body Conference Room
No registration required.

“Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help/Individual Sessions”*

Learn this ancient art of Eastern Energy Healing, which sparks our natural healing process from within.

Self Help

Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 3:30-4:30 pm
Location: 1st floor Mind/Body Conference Room.
No Registration Required.

Individual Sessions Available
Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: 1st floor Mind/Body Conference Room.
Registration required.

Sign-up book located on the desk in the Patient and Family Information Center

“The Healing Touch Energy Experience”*

(10 Minute Walk-in Sessions)
A holistic energy therapy that helps to restore, harmonize and balance the human energy system.

Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays-9:00-10:30 am
Location: 1st Floor Mind/Body Conference Room

“Reiki ( pronounced Ray-Key) Sessions”*

A hands-on healing technique designed to create balance and harmony in the body.

Date/time: Mondays, 9:30 am-12:00 noon

Date/time: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 3:15 pm-4:45 pm

Date/time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 9:30 am-1:00 pm

Location: 1st Floor Mind/Body Conference Room
Registration required.

Sign-up book located on the desk in the Patient and Family Information Center

For more information about any of these programs, please call 973-971-5169.