Health Psychology

Tennessee Oncology has a specialized team of licensed psychologists, with expertise addressing the mental health needs of individuals with cancer and their family members. Our psychologists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary oncology treatment team available to deal with both the
physical and emotional impact of cancer.

Psychology Services are available to individuals at any stage of the cancer journey including diagnosis, staging, treatment, long-term survivorship and end-of-life. Psychology services are also provided to family members who may need support coping with caregiving, emotional distress, or bereavement.

TREATMENT

Our psychologists use a variety of evidence-based therapeutic techniques that focus on altering behavior, changing thought patterns and working through emotional challenges to help individuals cope effectively and improve their quality of life.

THE FOCUS OF TREATMENT MAY INCLUDE

  • Depression
  • Worry / anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Medical fears or phobias
  • Sleep problems
  • Fatigue
  • Pain management strategies
  • Stress of cancer treatment
  • Memory changes
  • Fear of cancer recurrence
  • Caregiver strain
  • Healthy habit building
  • Resilience training

INSURANCE

Most insurance plans cover Psychology Services.

APPOINTMENTS

In-person and telehealth appointments are available for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, their family members and caregivers. See LOCATIONS for contact information.

LOCATIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Brynda Marie Quinn, Ph.D.

Tennessee Oncology Skyline Medical Center
615-860-1556
In Clinic: M

Tennessee Oncology Summit Medical Center
615-871-9996
In Clinic: T, W, F

Tennessee Oncology Lebanon
615-453-5623
In Clinic: Th

 


Maureen Sanger, Ph.D.

Tennessee Oncology Centennial
615-320-5090
In Clinic: M, Th, F

Tennessee Oncology Franklin
615-591-4764
In Clinic: T

Tennessee Oncology Murfreesboro
615-848-0488
In Clinic: W

 


Taylor Hughes Psy. D.

Tennessee Oncology St. Thomas West
615-385-3751

 

 

 

RELAXATION TRAINING

BREATHING TRAINING