Helping people cope with cancer

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Welcome back

Welcoming back face-to-face therapies

The Centre's activities during Covid have been limited to providing a wide range of remote support for various groups and individual members using Zoom. This included various group therapy activities and counsellors providing individual counselling sessions to our members.

From the 6th September face-to-face therapies and group activities will gradually recommence at the Centre. To register your interest in any of our services please contact the Centre on 020 8668 0974

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Support Groups

Do you need support? Would you like to speak with others who have experienced a similar situation and can empathise with how you may be feeling. We offer a range of monthly support groups: Bowel, Breast, Ovarian & Prostate for patients and their families and carers. Please click here for more information on the support groups.


Our Services

We aim to respect and support you in the choices you make, and to provide individual and group support, complementary therapies and information within a friendly, caring environment.

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Make a Difference

We depend entirely on fundraising for our income. If you would like to help us fundraise or make a donation, please take a look at how we can help you do just that.

Click here for our latest events, fundraising ideas and ways to donate.

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During the Covid pandemic we are offering a range of online and telephone services to our Members.

To book or for more information, please call 020 8668 0974 or Contact us. The Centre is open Monday - Friday, from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm.

One to One Therapies

Telephone or Video Counselling

Our full range of counselling services are offered over the telephone or online to those Members who are unable to come into the Centre.

See our Counselling page for more information.

Distance Reiki
Distance Reiki can be sent to anyone, anywhere and at any time in the world and enables your Reiki Master to go beyond the limitations of time and space. At the time of your appointment you should be at home, relaxing, preferably in a room on your own, laying on your bed would be ideal.


Online Group Therapies and Classes 

Online Pilates with Lisa

12 pm - 1 pm Wednesdays

Pilates classes with Lisa are aimed at giving you the time to breathe, stretch and strengthen in a fun, relaxed and encouraging environment.


Online Yoga with Gail Davies (for SECHC members only)

Mondays 2 pm to 2.40 pm and Thursdays 2 pm to 2.40 pm

Gail’s yoga class includes simple exercises and relaxation and meditation which can help restore balance which may have been affected by illness.

For those who find it difficult to get up and down from the floor this class may be taken in a chair.


Online Tai Chi with Richard

Wednesdays 10.30 am to 11.30 am

Tai Chi can be done by people of all ages and at all levels of fitness. There is no need for any special equipment or clothing; just wear something loose and comfortable.


Online Guided Relaxation with Anne-Claire

Fridays 10 am to 10.45 am

This guided relaxation uses breathing exercises, body relaxation and visualisations to help you reduce and manage stress and anxiety.

Anne-Claire has suggested playing this music in your own home during the session::


Online Support Groups

We also offer Online Support Groups for Ovarian, Prostate and Bowel Cancer. See our Support Group pages for more information.