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Shine Therapy is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization supported through donations and dedicated to providing massage therapy through knowledgeable, skilled, trained therapists to support the vital recovery and well-being of cancer patients and their caregivers.
Our trained therapists, experienced with body structure, cancer-related precautions and concerns, and integrated therapeutic techniques, collaborate with you to achieve the best outcome for your health. A detailed medical history is taken into consideration to create a safe and effective individualized treatment plan.

Our Mission

Shine Therapy provides oncology massage and/or lymphedema therapy to cancer patients/survivors, primarily those who are uninsured, under-insured or low income, in Tarrant and surrounding counties.


Shine Therapy partners with wellness-focused organizations in Tarrant County to provide a complementary means of support for cancer patients through therapy, education and research.

001Executive Director

Claudia Gonzalez provides leadership for Shine Therapy through advocacy in health, wellness, and education within the oncology community. She is responsible for overall strategic planning, revenue generation, financial management, organizational development, staff management and program operations.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Shine Therapy is comprised of several individuals in the community who provide professional operational guidance from various fields. All have signed conflict of interest resolutions for the IRS and are committed to active involvement in the operation of Shine Therapy via monthly board meetings.

Lisa Bashore, President
Lisa Logan, Secretary
J. Nickolas Murray, Co-Treasurer
Alesha Niedziela, Co-Treasurer
Aurelio Rodriguez, Fundraising/Grants
Rebecca Stern, Fundraising/Grants
William Ward, Technology
Claudia Gonzalez, Executive Director


2017 Information

2017 Clients by Ethnicity2017 Massages by Diagnosis2017 Clients by Gender
2017 Lymphedema:Non-Lymphedema2017 Clients by County