Parents and Cancer: Finding Stability for Children, Teens and Young Adults

Parents and Cancer:  Finding Stability for Children, Teens and Young Adults

By Karen Tripp MS LMFT Marriage and Family Therapist and Cancer Companions Presient

Whether you are 8, 18 or 28 when your parent is diagnosed with cancer, your world suddenly shifts. The questions of what to do, what to say and how to act affects not only the child but the parent too.  At a time when instability is the norm, how do you maintain stability in the parent/child relationship?

About Karen Tripp

Beyond being a Christian Counselor and the President of Cancer Companions, Karen loves to read (she's a great reader) and loves to sing (she's a bad singer) in her home near St Louis, MO. Cancer has personally touched Karen's personal life through her dad - a 23 year colon cancer survivor. Impacting lives for Christ through her speaking, writing and counseling fills Karen with a passion which infuses every task she approaches. (except matching socks. Karen hates matching socks.)
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