Beverly McKee

Beverly McKee, MSW, LCSW, a licensed mental health therapist, has a passion for empowering others to celebrate life, even in the midst of crisis. With 20+ years of experience in the social services field, her world changed forever with a Stage III breast cancer diagnosis.

Determined to use her experience as a catalyst for positive change, Beverly offers HOPE and guidance to her worldwide following through social media, speaking and radio/TV appearances. Her writing has been published throughout the world, including the New York Times, Post Dispatch and Cancer Treatment, earning her the “2014 Top Cancer Blog” and “Best in #Social Work” awards.

Beverly’s book, Celebrating Life DECADES after Breast Cancer shares stories and insights from forty long term breast cancer survivors celebrating life up to fifty years after diagnosis. Join Beverly and meet survivors from the book on her worldwide book tour beginning in October 2015.

Now cancer free, Beverly lives with her husband Dan and sons, Jack and Alex. They split their time between the rolling hills of Missouri and the beaches of Sanibel Island, Florida where Beverly will host a party on October 17, 2052, forty years to the day after her breast cancer diagnosis.


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Entries by Beverly McKee

The Secret to a GREAT Day

How did you start your morning? Pondering your “to do” list? Feeling frustration with a work challenge? Feeling overwhelmed with life? What if there was a way to change the course of your day so that by every evening, you end the day with a smile? It turns out we all have the ability to find the best in every day. Remember the giddy excitement you felt as a child the morning of your birthday and holidays? You KNEW it was going to be a great day and you took notice of all of the wonderful things that happened throughout… Read more.