Celebrating 20 years with pioneering Therapeutic Touch practitioner Crystal Hawk
Crystal Hawk, MEd, RT, is a Gestalt psychotherapist/educator and Therapeutic Touch and Emotional Freedom Techniques practitioner. She has taught Therapeutic Touch for over 40 years, studying with its developers, the late Dolores Krieger and the late Dora Kunz. She co-founded the Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario. Crystal was awarded an Honorary Life Membership in The Nurse
Connecting families impacted by cancer
The best part is connecting families with other families going through a similar experience in their cancer journey. It lets them know they’re not alone and can face the experience together as a community.
I got a lot more out of Gilda’s Toronto than I ever anticipated
I struggled and needed to talk about what I was going through. The give and take in the group support sessions were remarkable. I got a lot more out of it than I ever anticipated from Gilda's Toronto.
Gilda’s Toronto taught me how to live, manage, and thrive
I was in a “warrior” state but knew I needed more than the medical treatment and found it at Gilda’s Toronto.
Gilda’s Toronto helped me to put my loss into perspective
We found out about Gilda’s Toronto, and they had a lot of information for me as her primary caregiver and for younger individuals, like our son. I signed up for one of their caregiver support groups. I found the psychosocial care I needed at Gilda’s Toronto, which was a relief. It was a supportive environment where
I cannot imagine where I would be today without Gilda’s Toronto
A friend suggested I seek out a support group, something I would never have considered. I’m a private person, and I pride myself on always solving my own problems.
Summer Time Salad
Summertime tastes like Watermelon, Mint, Feta and Arugula Salad! Learn from the author of The Long Table Cookbook, Amy Symington, as she presents “A Community Guide to Cancer Nutrition: Practically Applying Cancer Nutrition Knowledge”
Special Edition of Never Mind Comedy
A special edition of Never Mind Comedy is happening Wednesday, June 16 at 6:00 pm. Join host Anna Gustafson and her fun and funny friends for hot tips and stories around all things red carpet! In preparation for Gildas Golden Gala, and the premiere of the Teen Documentary Showcase. Everyone is welcome. Free to attend. Registration
Teen Talk Participants Enjoy an Evening of Self-Care and Reflection
This week our Teen Talk program participated in a special ‘paint night’ to wrap up their year-long support group sessions. Engaging in self-care, this experience proved to be a fun and relaxing evening to reflect on the past year together as a group. While cancer was not the focal point of discussion, on this particular night,