Robin Zarel, LCSW has been an OCRA Board Member since 1995. A 23 year survivor of ovarian cancer, Robin recognized early on the need for research, education, support and hopefully an eventual cure for women diagnosed with this insidious disease. She has the BRCA1 mutation and is also a two time breast cancer survivor. She serves on the Woman to Woman Committee of OCRA.
Robin is a psychotherapist in private practice in Manhattan with a specialty in helping individuals and couples deal with life threatening and chronic illnesses, bereavement, and relationship issues. She also developed, implemented, and currently manages The Employee Assistance Program for The Fashion Institute of Technology where she provides counseling and workshops for the employees of the college.