Cancer Psychology, Social Work and Spiritual Care Services
It's not uncommon to have difficulty coping with a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment. Our cancer psychologists at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin work specifically with cancer patients and their families in our Cancer Clinics. Both individual and family counseling is available.
- Call Amy Scharmer, APSW at (608) 266-6025 regarding patients with esophageal, head and neck and lung cancer and any unknown primary cancer diagnoses.
- Call Kristin Arnold, APSW at (608) 262-7894 regarding patients with bone marrow transplants and hematology diseases.
- Call Stacey Martens, APSW at (608) 263-8521 regarding patients with GI and GU, brain cancers, melanoma and sarcoma diagnoses.
- Call Susan Tierney, LCSW at (608) 266-6001 regarding patients with breast and gynecologic cancers and any oncology patient seen for treatment at 1 S. Park.
Spiritual Care Services
Our Spiritual Care Services has a chaplain who works specifically with patients with cancer and their families, providing pastoral and emotional support. Chaplains help patients identify their spiritual and emotional resources and can address meaning of life issues.
Available to all oncology, hematology, and bone/blood marrow transplant patients and families. Call (608) 263-3592.
A chaplain is also available 24 hours a day and can be reached by dialing UW paging at (608) 262-2122.