Born and raised in Maine, Sonja earned her psychology degrees from Northeastern University (B.A.), Central Michigan University (M.A.), and the University of Toledo (Ph.D.). She works as a consultant and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and young son.
The love and support of friends and family sustained Sonja during her diagnosis in August, 2009 and subsequent months of treatment. Now in recovery, her loved ones continue to fill her heart with their generous spirit.
This inspiring and informative guide is a one-stop resource for friends and loved ones of someone diagnosed with breast cancer. Readers will gain insight on the emotional and physical aspects of the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery phases of the illness, as well as coached on meaningful ways to be supportive. Suggestions include helpful communication tools, gift ideas, and acts of kindness.