Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Emotional Impact
When: Monday, October 22, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
During part II of our free teleconference series, learn about the feelings of uncertainty you may have while living with metastatic breast cancer. Wendy G.Lichtenthal, PhD, discussed:
- Effective approaches for managing emotions and finding meaning
- Coping methods for every day and during stressful times
- Living fully beyond your fears
About Our Speaker
Wendy G. Lichtenthal, PhD, is an assistant attending psychologist in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is director of the bereavement clinic, associate director of the psychotherapy laboratory, chair of the Junior Faculty Council and former leader of the Breast Psychosocial Care Team.
Dr. Lichtenthal obtained her master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a clinical psychology internship at the Payne Whitney Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship in psycho-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she was chief research fellow.