cancer coaching

Laurie MacCaskill offers one-on-one Support Sessions for those who need advice and guidance in managing a health journey. These private, personalized sessions are held via Skype and available worldwide. Laurie uses her experience as a long-term pancreatic cancer survivor to help others thrive in the face of a medical diagnosis. The tools Laurie has developed can provide you with a framework to redefine how you look at your own life, and feel reinvigorated to move forward as your own best advocate.

Laurie is committed to helping others through their cancer journeys by serving as a translator in their midst - offering guidance and most importantly, an encouraging hand reaching out to ensure that hope remains in the forefront.



The 1-hour Support Session

During this one-hour Skype session, Laurie will help you regain control of your health journey and set up a go-forward plan. You do not need to feel isolated from this process. You will find answers to questions such as:

  • What does the diagnosis mean? 
  • What are the resources available? 
  • How can you manage the fear? 
  • What are practical steps you can take regarding treatment? 
  • What should I expect through this journey? 

The Five-Week Plan

This package includes five 1-hour Skype sessions include a free fifteen-minute interview. Laurie will help to set you up for success in the face of a diagnosis with discussions around the following topics:

  • Becoming an empowered patient
  • Setting realistic goals
  • Formulating a health plan
  • Getting your life in balance
  • Communicating with those you love
  • Coping with side effects, and more

The ten-Week plan 

This package includes 10 hours of Skype sessions with Laurie over a three-month period.  You will delve into all aspects of your health journey in order to best manage the process. Topics will include the following and more:

  • Your relationship to your diagnosis
  • Practical steps to take around your treatment
  • How to be the best patient you can be
  • Setting realistic goals
  • Formulating a health plan
  • Communicating with those you love and dealing with stress around relationships
  • Coping with side effects
  • Keeping up with self care, diet, nutrition and exercise
  • Structuring your finances related to your health journey
  • Keeping a positive mindset
  • Being your own advocate
  • What's next?