Gynecologic Oncology Health Psychology

Gynecologic Oncology Health Psychology

A cancer diagnosis often has a significant effect on patients and their support system. In addition to physical changes, patients can experience changes in their mood, body image, and relationships.

What is a Health Psychologist?

A health psychologist supports patients in adjusting to their diagnosis and coping with side effects of treatment. The focus is on emotions and behavior related to wellness and preventing further health issues as a result of physical or emotional concerns.

Benefits of Establishing Care

  • Learn ways to cope with emotions such as sadness, depression, anxiety, worry, fear
  • Address challenges related to health habits (nutrition, sleep, physical activity)
  • Find how to best use your support system and maintain healthy relationships
  • Obtain supportive environment to safely share feelings related to health
  • Develop strategies to support yourself in navigating medical care and communicating with medical team

Scheduling an Appointment

Abbey Kruper, PsyD

Dr. Kruper is available to see patients in the Courage Clinic on Wednesday mornings & several Fridays per month. To Schedule: Stop at clinic front desk or call 414.805.6802

 

Medical College of Wisconsin,
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
9200 West Wisconsin Ave.,
Milwaukee, WI 53226-3522
Phone: (414) 805-6600
24-Hour Emergency Line: (414) 805-6700

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