At this webinar Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge outlines the essential mind-body techniques and attitudes which help people recover from a cancer diagnosis. Drawing on the mind-body connection is a powerful way to promote healing both physically and emotionally.
Dr. Rob Rutledge is a Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate and pediatric cancers. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University.
In 1999, Rob co-created the ‘Skills for Healing’ Cancer Weekend Retreats. These weekend support groups teach a powerful and integrated approach to the cancer diagnosis and ways to heal at levels of body, mind and spirit. To date, more than 1,200 people have attended the retreats in over 20 cities across Canada and abroad.
Rob is the CEO and Chair of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, a Registered Charity that freely offers educational videos, documentaries, and webcasting seminars. He is co-author of the book The Healing Circle, which captures the teachings and inspirational stories from the weekend retreats. In 2010, Rob received Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s Award for Excellence in Patient Care and in 2006 Doctors Nova Scotia presented him with the Health Promotion Award in recognition of his contribution to physician health and health promotion in cancer patients.