Trainers and Guest Authors Bios

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Martha Carillo Brewer (Trainer)

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Carrillo Brewer, a Marriage & Family counselor, has provided therapeutic counseling to individuals, worked with seriously mentally ill adults and spent the past 5 years facilitating a bilingual breast cancer support group for Latinas in Union City, CA. She also worked with Las Isabelas, a San Jose, California based agency providing case management to Latinas with breast cancer and training facilitators.


Master of Arts in Marriage, Family, & Child Counseling Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA Master of Arts in Mexican American Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology, San Jose State University, CA


Gardner Family Care Corp, San Jose, CA Lead Mental Health Therapist-Family & Children Program

Jorge Partida (Guest Author)

Dr. Jorge Partida is a television and radio presenter, a public speaker and a consultant to various organizations. He is also the founder and CEO of Casa Del Toro, a holistic wellness and healing center located in Berkeley California, dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of the mind and body.



Damiana Perez (Peer Educator)

Damiana Perez Flores is a breast cancer survivor and peer educator.
She conducts Breast Health Bingo workshops.