Providing Expert Compassionate Care in a Relaxed and Comfortable Setting

Individual Psychotherapy

Marriage Counseling

Hours: Monday - Friday, Saturday AM
By Appointment

 

Windward PsychologySM

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D., P.C.
4895 Windward Parkway, Suite 203, Alpharetta, GA 30004
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Please call Dr. Karnilow at: (678) 566-5000

 

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Some people may feel anxious or even isolated-despite being surrounded by those who love and care about them- and others just the opposite. It is not unusual to experience a feeling of loss of control in your life, to be frightened about what the future will bring, or to grieve about the loss of health. These feelings, and others, range in intensity from person to person and sometimes from one day to the next.

 

Many find that counseling helps them manage the complications that being a cancer patient/survivor can add to living.

 

In addition to the physicians and nurses on your healthcare team, Dr. Aaron Karnilow, who works with the emotional and psychological issues associated with cancer, is here to help you and your family members.

 

Psycho-oncology:  Psycho-oncology addresses the two major psychological dimensions of cancer:

(1) the psychological responses of patients to cancer at all stages of the disease, and that of their families and      caretakers; and

(2) the psychological, behavioral and social factors that may influence the disease process.

 

Psycho-oncology is highly multi-disciplinary. It shares boundaries and interests with the major specialties within oncology including the clinical disciplines (such as surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, and radiotherapy), cancer epidemiology, immunology, endocrinology, cancer biology, pathology, bioethics, palliative care, rehabilitation medicine, clinical trials research, experimental design, clinical decision making and, of course, psychology. Cancer is, after all, a disease of both the body and the mind.

 

Click below to continue the video interview featuring Dr. Karnilow discussing his work with Cancer Patients. The views and opinions presented in this video are based on the professional training and experiences of Dr. Aaron Karnilow. By viewing this video the viewer agrees to the following:

 

*Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only, and should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. It is not meant to be, and should by no means be considered a substitute for the advice of a qualified licensed healthcare professional who should be consulted prior to beginning any health program.

 

 

 

 

 

Common Fears and Psychological Concerns

Anxiety and Depression

Emotional Withdrawal

Stress Management

Relaxation Therapy

Pain Management

 

 

 

 

Dealing with Cancer

Supportive Counseling

Insomnia

Marriage and Family Issues

Sexual Isues

Clinical Hypnosis

Body Image Issues

 

 

 

 

 

Individuals and their families are different, therefore they may react to the diagnosis of cancer and the treatment that follows in a wide variety of ways.

It is normal to react to learning you have cancer, or any serious illness with worry, sadness, and anger. Yes, it is OK to feel any or all of these emotions; but it is also important not to let them take over your life.

Psycho-oncology introductory video featuring Dr. Karnilow.*

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D., ABPP, FAACP

Georgia Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Karnilow continues his discussion on Psycho-oncology.*

“Taking the first step towards getting help can be the most difficult”

 

(678) 566-5000

 

“Cancer is, after all, a disease of both the body and the mind”