Veronica Decker is an advanced practice nurse in psychiatric mental health nursing. Her primary career focus has been to improve cancer survivors’ quality of life, and to reduce the debilitating impact of depression that typically accompanies cancer survivorship. She founded Cancer Counseling, a company devoted to providing therapy for patients with cancer. Her program of research has been focused on mental health symptom management for cancer patients, and over time, it has been honed to helping patients with cancer cope with the primary mental illness of depression because it is so prevalent and debilitating for this group. She joined the Engage Initiative to learn how to provide better care for people with affected by both cancer and mental illness.