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Smart Health Psychology 
 Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. 

Upcoming events, new resources, and other news:

Support Program for Cancer Caregivers

Educational and support group for those caring for a loved one with cancer 

Next meeting: Wednesday August 9, 2017, 5-6:30 p.m.

Park Ave. Medical Center/ Yale New Haven Health, Trumbull, CT (Merritt Parkway exit 47).

Free and open to the public.

To join this group, contact  Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. at

Discussion series for female cancer survivors 

Summer and Fall 2017

Park Ave. Medical Center/ Yale New Haven Health, Trumbull, CT 

Three-plart series focused on personal growth and identity

Second topic: Sept 20th- Cancer survivorship and relationship dynamics

additional details: see flyer to right

Free and open to the public.

To attend, contact  Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. at

Cancer Support Group for Men

Free group that is open to all men in the community who are either currently in treatment or post-treatment. Discussing issues relevant to men who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Meets monthly, first Wednesday of month, noon-1:30 p.m. 

5520 Park Avenue, Trumbull, CT

Integrative Medicine and Support Services suite, Park Ave. Medical Center (Bridgeport Hospital/ Yale New Haven Health/ Smilow Cancer Center) 

To join this group, contact  Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. at

Managing Emotions Under Pressure 

Lecture by Marni Amsellem, Ph.D.

Wednesday May 3, 2017, 6-7 p.m.

Part of the 2016-2017 Health & Wellness lecture series at Norma Pfriem Breast Center, sponsored by Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

Location: Norma Pfriem Breast Center, 111 Beach Road, 2nd Floor, Fairfield, CT 06824

Free and open to the public, Call The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce at 203.255.1011 to reserve your seat. More info here 

Wednesday January 11, 2017

Managing Sleep disruption in Cancer Survivorship


  • To learn about prevalence of and factors associated with sleep disruptions in cancer survivorship.
  • To learn about how sleep disruption becomes a habit. 
  • To receive tips on how to break cycle of sleepless nights and to learn about sleep hygiene tips 

To learn more about or to attend this talk by Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. in Trumbull, CT, at Park Ave. Medical Center, part of Bridgeport Hospital/ Smilow Cancer Center outpatient center, click here for more details.

Support Group: Living Beyond Cancer

​​Ongoing, Wednesdays (2nd and 4th of month). 12-1:30pm

Park Avenue Medical Center, Trumbull, CT 

Free and open to the community to all adults who are post-treatment. 

To join, contact  Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. at