Support Groups

Support Groups

Our support groups provide individuals an opportunity to discuss their feelings, fears and frustrations, as well as their successes – with others who truly understand what they are experiencing.
CANs’ support groups are open to anyone whose life has been touched by cancer, including patients currently receiving treatment, survivors, caregivers, and family members.
  • Non cancer specific meetings are free and held once per month English and Spanish.
  • Non cancer specific meetings are currently being held virtually via Zoom.
  • Breast cancer support groups are being held in person.

English Support Group:

The English support group is currently being held via Zoom, on the 1st Wednesday of each month, 5:30-7:00PM  

Spanish Support Group:

El grupo de apoyo en español se lleva a cabo actualmente a través de Zoom, el tercer miércoles de cada mes, de 5:30 p. m. a 7:00 p. m.

Breast Cancer Support Group:

The breast cancer support group is currently being held in person on the 2nd and last Wednesday of every month from 6;30-7:30PM.  Please email info@cancerallianceofnaples.org for more details.

Scarlett Olivares, Support Group Facilitator

Scarlett Olivares, LMHC received her bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology from the Catholic University of Santo Domingo and her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Hodges University. His specific approach enables him to help cancer survivors, patients, and their caregivers find a healthy balance between mind, body, and spirit. Scarlett has been providing high quality mental health services to the SWFL community for ten years. She provides a warm and empathetic environment to everyone.
Scarlett Olivares, LMHC recibió su licenciatura en psicología clínica de la Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo y su maestría en Consejería Clínica de Salud Mental de la Universidad de Hodges. Su enfoque específico le permite ayudar a los sobrevivientes de cáncer, los pacientes y sus cuidadores a encontrar un equilibrio saludable entre mente, cuerpo y espíritu. Scarlett ha estado proporcionando servicios de salud mental de alta calidad a la comunidad SWFL durante diez años. Ella proporciona un ambiente cálido y empático a todos. 

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