About Debra

Through her work as a registered nurse, certified yoga therapist, and organic farmer, Debra has witnessed profound bio-psycho-social healing and transformation. Following evidence-based breakthroughs, her holistic healthcare model treats the person and not the symptoms.

Cannabis Nurse
+ Educator

Debra has been a staff RN for Cape Cod Healthcare for nearly 30 years. Starting with an A.D. from Cape Cod Community College, she then obtained a B.S. in Nursing from UMASS Boston. She has worked in Medical/Surgical Nursing, Critical Care, Recovery Room, and Operating Room.

She has also worked with the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) and The Medical Cannabis Institute (TMCI).


Yoga Therapist

+ Teacher

Debra certified in Kripalu Hatha Yoga at the 200-hr. level with Kind Yogi Diane Kovanda. Her style is influenced by many instructors as well as her professors at Maryland University of Integrated Health where she is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Yoga Therapy. 


She teaches an embodied blend of movement therapy, including traditional asana, vinyasa, somatic yoga, with emphasis on myofascial release self-care techniques, fused with breath work, and mindfulness meditation.

Pure Joy


Anandamide is the endocannabinoid known as the bliss molecule, from ananda, the Sanskrit word for bliss.

It is  the sublime happiness that fills Debra as her hands are in the dirt cultivating whole food love.


Pure Joy Farm sells their organic produce at local Outer Cape farmer's markets, including their full spectrum CBD products and famous craft organic cranberry-jalepeño hummus.

Debra's offers her knowledge and methods through educational classes and consultations for your green gardening needs, helping you turn your bountiful harvest into powerful healing medicine.