Thomas Bekkers, MSW, APSW

Thomas Bekkers, MSW, APSW

“I strive to empower patients and their loved ones as they face the daily challenges associated with their cancer journey. It is my goal to help them develop effective coping strategies that will help them attain their greatest quality of life.”


  • Psychotherapy related to the challenges of changing health situations, lifestyle adjustment and interpersonal relationship dynamics
  • Therapy to cope with death, dying and grief; available to patients and loved ones
  • Facilitator of monthly cancer support group


  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI: Masters in Social Work
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI: Bachelors of Arts in Social Work, Minor in Spanish


  • Co-author of “The Widower’s Toolbox: Repairing Your Life After Losing Your Spouse”
  • Born in Greenville, WI
  • Currently resides in Denmark, WI
  • Enjoys gardening, camping, sports and church related activities
  • Married, father of two


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  • Tom's Blog Posts

    Healthcare costs are a key concern for people with cancer. Patients and family members need to determine how they will pay for treatments. Some patients do not have health insurance. ...

    It is no surprise that men and women are profoundly different in a variety of ways and one of these key differences is the area of grief. It can be ...