PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY DIVISION

The Psycho-Oncology Division is focused on restoring the emotional, educational and social development of the child and the child's family after a pediatric cancer diagnosis.  Services are tailored to the individual's needs and are offered beginning at diagnosis and provided throughout the child's and family's lifespan at no cost to the families.  

The Psycho-Oncology division integrates the specific needs of the families dealing with the challenges of pediatric cancer with hospital-based and community-based services.  The staff works to provide services that are needed to help the affected child and their families continue to function on a day-to-day basis. 

MENTAL HEALTH

THERAPY 

Our Mental Health Services focus on the emotional well being of each family member who has been affected by pediatric cancer. 

ART 

THERAPY

Art Therapy enriches the lives of individuals and families through active art-making

MUSIC

THERAPY

Music therapy consists of using music therapeutically to address physical, psychological, cognitive, behavioral and/or social functioning.

OCCUPATIONAL 

THERAPY

OT treatment focuses on helping children with physical, sensory, or cognitive disability be as independent as possible in all areas of their lives.

FAMILY 
SERVICES

Family programs strengthen resilience by building a community among individuals and families who share similar experiences.

NEURO-COGNITIVE

TESTING

Neuro-Cognitive Testingis a comprehensive evaluation of the patient's brain function, or  cognitive status, by specific neurologic domains

Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

1705 S. Holtzclaw Ave. Chattanooga, TN  37404

www.hatcherfoundation.org  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581