Our Awesome Team
Denise Archilla, MSW
Denise is a former Pediatric Clinical Social Worker, Chronic Illness Coach, Fellow Warrior, and Mom of 2 Young Adult Warriors. She founded the Chronic Warrior Society in 2015. Her passion is coaching teen and young adult warriors and helping them build confidence, shift their dreams, and reach new goals despite chronic illness.
Dawn Veselka, R.T.(T)
As a radiation therapist, Dawn spent over 12 years treating cancer patients at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Her role switched to caregiver and patient advocate when her daughter was finally diagnosed with multiple illnesses at age 4.
Laura Anthony, R.N.
Laura brings 25+ years of vast nursing experience to the Collective. While working as a dialysis nurse that she found her niche and her gift of teaching and empowering patients with chronic illnesses to take charge of their lives and their health by first accepting the diagnosis and then working beyond its limitations.