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 

Talk by Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. at Park Ave. Medical Center on January 11, 2017


Managing Sleep and Stress after Cancer
January 17, 2018 6:30-8pm  at Soul Ryeders, Rye, NY ​More information at Soul Strong  

Managing Emotions Under Pressure 

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, free and open to the public

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

Better Connecticut  Valentine's Day, 2/14/18  

Dr. Amsellem's advice onhow romantic gestures can make all the difference

Upcoming events, discussions, groups and other news:

Discussion series for female cancer survivors 

Three-part series in fall, 2017 facilitated by Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. focused on personal growth and identity, relationships post-cancer, and finding meaning

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

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

Integrative Medicine and Support Services suite, Park Ave. Medical Center (Bridgeport Hospital/ Smilow Cancer Center in Trumbull, CT) 

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

For speaking-related inquiries, please contact Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. 

Group Smoking Cessation for Cancer Patients 

Four-session education and support series - next group starting February 26, 2018 

5520 Park Ave. Medical Center/ Yale New Haven Health, Trumbull, CT

No participation cost. Registration required 

Support Group: Living Beyond Cancer

​​Open to all adults who are post-treatment, discussing common issues and experiences in cancer survivorship

Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of month from 12-1:30 pm at 5520 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.

Weight Management and Body Image Series 

Three part series for female cancer survivors:  Jan 31, Feb 14, Feb. 28, 2018 

5520 Park Ave. Medical Center/ Yale New Haven Health, Trumbull, CT

Co-facilitator: Rebecca Bonetti, RD.  

Free and open to the public, registration required 

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Support Program for Cancer Caregivers

Free educational and support group for those caring for a loved one with cancer- next group Wed., Mar 14 2018 

5520 Park Ave, Park Ave. Medical Center/ Yale New Haven Health, Trumbull, CT (Merritt Parkway exit 47).

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