CANCER Workshop


Psycho-Social and Physical Aspects of Managing and Recovery

A One-Day Workshop



Dr. Terry L. Hill, MEd, MA, PhD Medical Sociologist

Jeff Garofalo, BA, CFT, LPT Lifestyle Fitness Coach


This workshop addresses issues a person with cancer may have to deal with from the time of diagnosis, through treatment and recovery. The psychological and sociological adjustments that face victims of cancer, are examined. These include anxiety management, sexuality, self-concept, activities of daily living, relating to medical and caregiver personnel, family and friends` relationships, community, and work.

    Also addressed are the physical and nutritional aspects during treatment and recovery that impinge on one`s lifestyle and in the re-building of one’s life.

WHERE:        Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay

WHEN:        Saturday, March 1, 2014

VENUE:        Seminars and small-group; handouts provided

TIME:            9 a.m. – 11:45 p.m., and 1:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. Refreshments at breaks

FEES:            $80



Register by February 22 by leaving your phone number with the hotel desk (577-8481, ext. 174), or by calling 473-5767 (leave message), or email at Cash only, at the door. No refunds.


Dr. Hill is a seasoned post-secondary educator, anxiety and grief consultant, and former senior manager of many health-based organizations. He had lived and worked in Northwestern Ontario for 35 years. He is a member of the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology and the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncologists. His book Prostate Cancer and Beyond will be available for purchase at a discount. He is a cancer survivor and lives in Marks Township with his wife Jane MacBride-Hill.


Jeff Garofalo, BA , CPT, LFC is a former Certified Professional Trainer, who has helped clients achieve their physical and mental goals in health and wellness. Jeff focuses on lifestyle coaching, and has instructed corporate executives as far away as South Korea. He trains in the martial arts, and is a wellness motivational speaker. His academic minor is in gerontology. He is pursuing the Elite Trainers’ Program through the International Sports Sciences Association. Jeff lives in Thunder Bay, and has had his share of personal trauma.