Community Organizations Offer Help for Young Cancer Patients

Stewart's Caring Place offers free individual counseling sessions for teens and adults. Appointments: 330-836-1772 or schedule online.

Stewart's Caring Place also has an AromaTouch program. The therapist uses hand motions to gently massage essential oils on the patient's back and feet. Other services include Massage, Foot Reflexology, Reiki, Healing Touch and Aromatherapy Facials for individuals 18 years old and up. Appointments: 330-836-1772.

The Gathering Place (TGP) offers Reiki, a hands-on Japanese healing tradition that promotes relaxation and stress reduction. Sessions for this fully clothed healing touch therapy are 30 minutes long.

Both the east and west locations of The Gathering Place offer one-to-one counseling by licensed clinicians on the TGP staff. Sessions are available for individuals or families touched by cancer for short-term counseling.

Eileen Coan, the TGP professional medical librarian, is available to help find information in the lending library or online research. She can be contacted at

East: 23300 Commerce Park, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
West: 800 Sharon Dr. Westlake, Ohio 44145

To learn more or to make an appointment, call 216-595-9546 or visit

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