The Cancer Journey


The Fifty Shades of Gray of Cancer Treatment


When my husband was diagnosed with cancer, he was clear. In order to avoid surgery, he was “going to go the natural alternative route.” For us, the natural route involved him temporarily moving from Northern to Southern California, 382 miles away, while I stayed home to work and raise our then 2-year old son. I’ll never forget the day, one day after his diagnosis, he packed everything he could fit into his Honda hatchback and drove away. My knees buckled. How would I do it without him?

I wanted to support my husband’s decision. It was his body, and I was determined to be brave and strong and to ask for help from friends. And it worked . . . for a while. 10 weeks later, I was on the phone begging him to come home and have the surgery.
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Panic to Powerful Workshops


Cancer is an invitation to answer a “wake-up call.” It’s an opportunity for personal growth and awakening. From this perspective, your body is speaking to you, and your Soul is calling. We can help you slow down and listen. We can help you get clear on what your body is trying to tell you and the messages you are longing to hear. Let us help you move from “Panic to Powerful” and find true healing by consciously traveling a transformational journey. Let us show you ways to feel empowered, fulfilled, and in touch with meaning during and beyond your cancer journey.

Join us for one of our upcoming complimentary Panic to Powerful workshops:

  • June 10, 20171:30 – 3pm, at Luma Yoga, Santa Cruz, CA
  • June 22, 20175:30 – 7pm, at Mt. Sinai Cancer Center, NYC, NY
  • June 28, 20177:00 – 8:30pm, at Healing Consciousness, Philadelphia, PA
  • July 12, 20175:30 – 7pm, at Tiny Tots Parenting Resource Center, Campbell, CA

If you are interested in having a Panic to Powerful Workshop brought to your city, we’d love to hear from you. Please email us at or call us at 650-355-5562.

Cancer Journey Coach Training

Would you like to find more meaning, fulfillment, and a sense of purpose in your work?

Perhaps you’ve had your own “wake-up call” and you want your experience to help others. With your heart and our proven tools and techniques, you will have everything you need to journey with a cancer individual as they find their own true healing. Becoming a Certified Cancer Journey Coach is an opportunity for emotional, personal, physical, and spiritual awakening, not only for your clients, but for You, too.

Join us for one of our upcoming trainings:

A Taste of Cancer Journey Coaching – a 2-hour teleseminar “taste” of what it’s like to be a Cancer Journey Coach. You will learn one of our foundational maps, The Cancer Journey Roadmap, to help others through this challenging time.

Dates: June 13th, 2017 or Sept 12th, 2017
For more information, CLICK HERE.

Want more? Join us for:

The Cancer Journey Coach Experiential – a full-day of training which will allow you to get hands-on experience of being a Cancer Journey Coach and also a client. You will learn 4 key tools that you can use yourself or with others as they travel their cancer journey.

Date: July 15th, 201710am – 6pm
For more information, CLICK HERE.

Still want more? Here’s the whole enchilada…

The Certified Cancer Journey Coach Training Program – This 10 month full-service program takes you from soup to nuts. Our personalized, small group program is limited to 15 participants. The intimate groups allows us to dedicate time and attention to each participant so that they get what they need to be the outstanding Cancer Journey Coach their clients need them to be.

This training is only offered once a year.
Date: Begins weekend of Oct 6th – 8th, 2017
For more information, CLICK HERE.

We are The Cancer Journey. We are the first Cancer Coaching and Cancer Coach Training Company in the U.S. We are Certified Cancer Journey Coaches, a team of cancer survivors and caregivers who are passionate about whole healing of cancer individuals: body, mind, and spirit. Because we have traveled our own Cancer Journeys, we understand both the challenges and opportunities of living with and beyond cancer. We believe that this is a transformational journey.


Love and Blessings,
Shariann and Keri

Shariann Tom
President and Co-Founder
The Cancer Journey
Work: (650) 355-5562 | Mobile: (415) 307-8310

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