The role of the psychotherapist is to help the sick person and loved ones to adapt to the new situation which is cancer and related treatment. The purpose of psycho-oncological help is to restore mental balance enabling a smoother transition through illness and treatment.
Depression, sadness, self-destruction are very detrimental to both the psyche and the body.
A positive attitude and willingness to fight is an important part of the treatment process.
The higher the optimism, the greater the mobilization to fight the disease and the more faith in success.
This attitude is more beneficial to the immune system, mobilizing recovery processes.