Illness as Loss: Grieving the Loss of Health – Test Your Name (required) Your Email (required) 1. Please briefly describe or give an example of the following losses associated with a cancer diagnosis: a. Sense of the future b. Function c. Self-image d. Roles e. Relationships f. Material losses 2. What is the most important skill a therapist can employ when working with a client diagnosed with cancer? 3. What are a few of the supports that may help a client make meaning from illness? 4. Based on what our two guests shared, how might expression (artistic, writing, verbal) support a person dealing with cancer? 5. What was the most important thing for you in the workshop? How might your work with ill patients change as a result of considering their diagnosis a loss?