Information and support
If you have received a diagnosis of ovarian cancer and would like to meet other women with that experience, please feel free to join one or more Nicki's Circle Ovarian Cancer Support Groups, sponsored by COCA. At this time, Nicki's Circle is being offered at five locations and by phone monthly.
Susan Hess MA, LPC - Program Coordinator & group facilitator - prior to coming to the group for the first time. Thank you!
Nicki's Circle Central
St. John's Cathedral in central Denver, first Mondays of the month, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Facilitated by Susan Hess, MA, LPC.
Nicki's Circle South
Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, second Wednesdays of the month,
11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Facilitated by Susan Hess, MA, LPC.
Nicki's Circle Evening
Swedish Medical Center in south Denver, third Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7:45 pm. Facilitated by Heather O'Neil, LCSW.
Nicki's Circle North
**This group is discontinued as of 12/31/13. Please see the Boulder and Telephone groups for other options.
Nicki's Circle Boulder
Tebo Family Medical Pavilion at Boulder Community Foothlls Hospital, fourth Mondays, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Facilitated by Susan Hess, MA, LPC.
Nicki's Circle Tele-Support
Telephone support group, first Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Faciliated by Susan Hess, MA, LPC. info >>
Nicki's Circle Network
Social Media site with online discussion forums for survivors and caregivers
Susan Hess, MA, LPC
Susan is the facilitator of our Central, Telephone, South, North and Boulder Nicki's Circle Support Groups. She is a co-founder of COCA and currently on staff as Program Director.
Susan Hess began facilitating ovarian cancer support groups in 1998 and helped start COCA in 2005. As a professional counselor, music therapist and meditation mentor, she works with groups and individuals seeking support around issues of coping with illness, life transitions, personal loss and grief recovery. Please feel free to contact her with questions about Nicki's Circle Support Groups - 720-519-3122.