Holistic Cancer Coach Certification

taught by Susan Silberstein PhD

Course description

  • You will learn: • The shortcomings of traditional cancer support services • Key elements to make your cancer support program stand out • The advantages of a patient-driven over a protocol-driven program • How to do a holistic intake and make a holistic needs assessment • The difference between a tumor-oriented and a host-oriented approach • Criteria for evaluating alternative cancer therapies • Rationales for implementing CAM cancer treatments • How to design an individualized holistic game plan • Fascinating patient case stories • Resources for minimizing treatment side effects • How to help your patients prevent recurrence • The advantages of nutrition in a cancer treatment program • Foods to include and foods to avoid and why • How to guide patients in making dietary changes • The crucial importance of detoxification • Key detoxification methods • Natural ways to deal with pain • Types of nutritional supplements that are most valuable • The powerful connection between stress and cancer • How to help patients benefit from their disease experience • Appropriate ways to empower patients to make informed decisions • When to refer cases out and where
  • Certification features: • 10 hours follow-up mentoring for one year • Downloadable training materials • Membership in our Affiliate program and ability to purchase our educational materials at a discount • Signed certificate • Listing on the BeatCancer.org website as an approved counselor • Permission to use our certification program logo on your marketing materials and website • Client referrals when appropriate • 9.5 self-reported CEUs
  • Program benefits: • Expand your client base • Enhance the quality of your service • Receive training from an experienced, knowledgeable, dynamic educator • Learn practical information that can directly impact the health of your clients • Improve your revenue stream
Susan Silberstein PhD
Susan Silberstein PhD
Founder/Educational Director

For over three decades, Dr. Susan Silberstein served as Executive Director of the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education since she founded the organization in October of 1977 after the death of her young husband to cancer. She now serves as the Center's Educational Director. Susan is Editor of Immune Perspectives magazine, creator of the video Breast Cancer: The Diet Connection, and the author of several books, including the recipe books Hungry for Health and Hungrier for Health.

An international speaker on nutrition, cancer prevention, and complementary and alternative medicine, Susan lectures frequently for medical and nursing schools, continuing oncology nursing education programs, universities, corporations, and other organizations. She has appeared on scores of radio and television talk shows, has coordinated hundreds of health conferences, and has counseled thousands of patients.

For several years, Susan taught the psychology of health and disease in the Graduate Division of Counseling Psychology at Immaculata University. She also served as Educational Advisor to the National Foundation for Alternative Medicine, as trainer for Ultimate Health Group and Peak Potentials, Inc., as Director of the Integrative Program for Cancer Prevention at the Village at Newtown Medical Center, and as consultant for various educational, clinical, and nutraceutical facilities. A frequent contributing writer and interviewee for various health publications, she is featured in Rutgers University Press’s Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies, among other books.

A Phi Beta Kappa and Fulbright scholar, Susan is the recipient of the Jefferson Award of the American Institute for Public Service, the Legion of Honor Award of the Chapel of Four Chaplains, the Montgomery County Woman of Vision Award, the Founder’s Award of the National Foundation for Alternative medicine, and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education.

Susan is also an accomplished linguist, a trained opera singer, and mother of four.

Susan Silberstein at ssilberstein@beatcancer.org

Course Curriculum

PSEUDO PATIENT CASE DEMONSTRATION
33:02
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MACRONUTRIENTS/FOODS TO EXCLUDE
18:07
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SPECIAL DIETARY TOPICS
12:06
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THE CANCER-PRONE PERSONALITY
08:42
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COPING STYLES AND SURVIVAL
04:05
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CANCER AND SPIRIT
19:31
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QUESTION OF FAITH INTRODUCTION AND FILM
74:48
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STUDENT CASE PRESENTATIONS
38:49
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Reviews (3)

A valuable learning

by May Lagdameo
There were so many aspects of the course that are so valuable not only for me who is currently going through my second phase of treatment for breast cancer but to a lot more individuals who I will be able to help /assist in their journey towards complete healing...mind, body and soul. As a Health Coach, I have found my niche. This is an instrument towards fulfilling my life's purpose...thank you very much.

Invaluable Training

by Kim Selbert
As a health professional, I thought this training was invaluable, thorough and relevant. The information was comprehensive and the resources presented were wonderful! I am excited to utilize this training as part of a new private practice I will be creating as a Holistic Cancer Coach. Thank you, Susan, for the terrific videos and study materials. I am looking forward to this new endeavor and will be in touch with you to discuss cases in the near future. Kim Selbert, Health & Wellness Consultant

by Jose Galicia

A valuable learning

by May Lagdameo
There were so many aspects of the course that are so valuable not only for me who is currently going through my second phase of treatment for breast cancer but to a lot more individuals who I will be able to help /assist in their journey towards complete healing...mind, body and soul. As a Health Coach, I have found my niche. This is an instrument towards fulfilling my life's purpose...thank you very much.

Invaluable Training

by Kim Selbert
As a health professional, I thought this training was invaluable, thorough and relevant. The information was comprehensive and the resources presented were wonderful! I am excited to utilize this training as part of a new private practice I will be creating as a Holistic Cancer Coach. Thank you, Susan, for the terrific videos and study materials. I am looking forward to this new endeavor and will be in touch with you to discuss cases in the near future. Kim Selbert, Health & Wellness Consultant

by Jose Galicia