Title: Season of Self-Care: Navigating the Holidays During Cancer
Duration: 30 minutes
Unwrap the gift of self-care this holiday season! The holidays are all about joy, but if you’re navigating cancer, they can also bring a rollercoaster of feelings. That’s why we’re here—to explore tangible, practical ways to bring comfort while navigating your cancer care.
Our oncology experts are eager to show you the ropes of self-compassion, giving you the tools for joy and strength not just now, but all year long.
Christie Frick, BSN, RN, OCN
Senior Oncology Nurse
Christie is an oncology certified nurse with over 13 years of experience in hematology oncology. Her career has taken her across oncology settings, including time spent in pediatric oncology, bone marrow transplant, clinical trials, and infusion. Christie has a passion for comprehensive, culturally competent care that considers the whole person and their unique experience with cancer.
Loreal Massiah, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, TTS
Senior Oncology Social Worker
Loreal is a licensed clinical social worker with 14 years of oncology experience focused on supporting patients and their families throughout the cancer journey. She has a certification in oncology social work and tobacco cessation counseling. Loreal has had the pleasure of working alongside cancer survivors in advocacy roles to promote change in access to affordable treatment throughout the country; she has extensive experience working in cancer survivorship and caregiver support; she also has a special interest in health equity, diversity, and inclusion in medical care.
Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist
Stephanie is a registered dietitian and nutritionist with 25 years of experience delivering compassionate and evidence-based nutrition care to those affected by cancer. She’s the former Nutrition Manager in The Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and presents seminars world-wide on mindful eating, family nutrition and cancer survivorship. Stephanie is also the author of, End the Mealtime Meltdown: Using The Table Talk Method to Free Your Family From Daily Food Struggles and Picky Eating and the founder of Families Eating Well, a nutrition practice helping parents coach healthy eating skills in kids.