Patient & Family Counselling
Fighting a battle towards life-threatening diseases associated with a variety of heart conditions is never easy. Remember you are not alone in this and neither it’s your fault, it can happen to anyone. However, studies have shown that such diseases take a toll on a patient’s mental and emotional health.
The Heart Centre at BLK super speciality hospital offers comprehensive support services to help patients manage their health problems in a better way. Our ultimate goal is to optimise the patient’s overall health and improve the quality of life through our personalised, evidence-based complementary approaches and research-based education. Our team of experienced and proficient counsellors offers counselling services to cancer patients and family members, to aid healing by treating the whole person in a cohesive balance of mind, body, and spirit.
Patient and Family Counselling - Counselling is a talk-centered therapy which provides patient and family members with a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space where a counsellor address a variety of questions, concerns and needs that patients and their families that they may encounter during a patient’s course of care. The services are geared-up for providing hands-on emotional support for a broad range of psychosocial issues and concerns that surrounds the patient.
The aim of the counselling services is to help you overcome personal and social problems related to your illness. Our counsellors follow a multidisciplinary team approach including top-tier doctors, surgeons, researchers, nurses, and support staff to help patients gain greater insight into their problems and build their self-esteem and self-respect.
You and we are together in this journey of fighting against serious health conditions. Our doctors understand the depth of impact heart diseases can cause to a patient. Thus our services do not end with your treatment we also offer after treatment services to help you effectively cope with the disease-related stress and improve the quality of your life, such as:
- Tips to help prevent infection after heart surgery
- Recovering at Home After Heart surgery
- Heart-healthy diet and nutrition
- Exercises for the heart