Isabel Yuriko Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH
Isabel is a bereavement social worker at Mission Hospice, where she counsels children, teens and adults, and also leads writing groups for those who are grieving. Isabel has also worked with chronically ill children and families for many years at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Isabel and her late twin sister Anabel published their memoir, "The Power of Two: A Twin Triumph over Cystic Fibrosis," which inspired the creation of a documentary film of the same title. Isabel has been a longtime advocate for cystic fibrosis and organ donation awareness. Isabel has lectured around the country on topics such as living well with illness, therapeutic writing, end-of-life issues and organ donation, including a TEDx Stanford talk in 2014. She lives with her husband Andrew Byrnes in Redwood City, California.
Isabel Stenzel LCSW
Bereavement Counselor, Children/Teens/Adults
Mission Hospice and Home Care
1670 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 310