Psychological and self-help therapies are not complementary therapies. We have included them because many people use them as a further source of support during and after treatment.
There are several ways to get self-help and psychological support. These approaches may be used to help people cope with stress, anxiety and difficult feelings.
You may find that it helps to talk openly and honestly with your family and friends. The healthcare professionals caring for you and who know your situation can also be a good source of support. You can ask your doctor to put you in touch with the psychological support services at your hospital.