She was born in Bratislava on 7th December 1953. She is a graduate of the Secondary social –legal school in Bratislava. Since 1987, she has been working as the head of the Social department at the Centre for Treatment of Drug Dependencies in Bratislava.
She is a graduate of a specialised course on the methadone sustaining treatment, which took place in Slovenia in 1997. In 1998, she took part in the international specialised seminar ”The Prevention, treatment and regression in the problems of drug addiction”, which took place in Israel.