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Barbara K. Guttman, LMSW

1984 BA in Health Psychology – University of Vermont
1994 Masters in Social Work – Syracuse University

In 1997, Ms Guttman founded the Adult Brain Tumor Network Support Group. In 2006, she started a support group for Caregiver’s of Brain Tumor Patients.

She received the National Neuro-Oncology “Social Worker of the Year” Award in 2001.

Ms Guttman’s specialty is to provide psychological support, counseling, advocacy and education to adult brain tumor patients and their families. She is especially interested in helping patients and their families, who are learning to cope with the unique cognitive, emotional and interpersonal challenges that come with brain tumor diagnosis.

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