Student, Harvard, 1931-1934; studied with, Eduard Steuermann, 1954-1961.
Director, owner, Camp Sherbo, Bridgeton, Maine., 1933-1940; teacher nursery school, Children's Center, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1942-1944; teacher nursery school, Colonial Heights Nursery School, Yonkers, New York, 1946-1948; owner, developer, Scenichrome, 1946-1948; member of staff, White Plains (New York) Day Care Center, 1976-1977; coordinator play center department child psychiatry, member of staff therapeutic nursery, Albert Einstein Medical College, since 1977; consultant to staff children's day hospital, New York Hospital Westchester Division, 1980-1981. Creator, director Small House Program for Children New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, Westchester division, Rockland State Children's Psychiatric Hospital, Queens Children's Psychiatric Hospital, Newtown (Pennsylvania) Elementary School. Cons.Parent Child Center, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, New York City, since 1993.
Married Charles Brenner, September 8, 1935. Children: Elsa Brenner Cohen, Lucy (Mistress Barrie Biven).