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Dr Anna Lagerdahl, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the impact of lymphoma on mental health and emotional wellbeing. She looks at the psychological impact of cancer, and at uncertainty and worry, and talks through various strategies that might be helpful. This video was recorded in 2023.
In this video, consultant counselling psychologist Angela Waind talks about emotional wellbeing: what it is, how it can be affected by lymphoma and why, how it can be affected for people supporting an individual with lymphoma, and around some of the strategies and tools that might be helpful for supporting positive emotional wellbeing.
Video: 50 minutes.
In this video, Angela takes you through a guided meditation.
Video: 6 minutes
In this video, Angela talks through two guided sessions:
- soothing rhythm breathing (starts at 3 minutes); and
- leaves on a stream (starts at 9 minutes).
Video: 17 minutes
Watch our video on emotional wellbeing and mental health. In conversation with Lymphoma Action's Karen Bonell, psychologist Angela Waind talks about tips and strategies for looking after your wellbeing, and what services are available to help.
You can also listen to this interview as a podcast
There are various stages in someone's blood cancer experience that can present particular challenges, times of distress, and changes. During this webinar we focused on some of these stages, the common issues and some of the support and strategies that can be helpful to put in place both from a healthcare professional and an individual's perspective.
We were joined by Consultant Haematologist, Dr Prem Mahendra, Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Barbara von Barsewisch and two individuals with personal experience of lymphoma and leukaemia.
This video was recorded during a live webinar on Wednesday 30 September 2020.
Below is a 'toolkit' of resources that you can download and print at home. Each has been created with Angela Waind, and can be used on their own or together.
- Activity tracking diary
- Aims and goal planning
- Hot cross bun
- My emergency plan
- Thought diary
- Wellbeing diary
- Your guide to wellbeing (from the Summer 2021 edition of Lymphoma Matters magazine)
You might also like:
- Our suite of wellbeing videos
- Focusing on your emotional wellbeing and mental health
- The emotional impact of living with lymphoma
- Managing stress
- When someone close to you had lymphoma
Focusing on your emotional wellbeing - in conversation with Angela Waind
In this podcast, Consultant Counselling Psychologist Angela Waind talks to Lymphoma Action's Karen Bonell about emotional wellbeing and mental health, the links with physical health, and strategies to help support positive mental wellbeing. Recorded on 9 December 2020.