Brenda was born and raised in Massachusetts, lived in Denver, St. Louis and have made Tucson home since 1985. She received her M.S.W. from Arizona State University in 1992. She is a licensed social worker and has worked in oncology for 12 years. Working together with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, Brenda is able to focus on the whole human being and their family. Helping families think and feel their way through the cancer experience has been one of the most rewarding opportunities of her life.