Britten grew up in Fairfax, Virginia and received a Bachelor’s Degree in physics from Mary Washington College. After working 12 years for Northrop Grumman, she went back to school to become an RN. She received her Bachelor’s of Nursing from Liberty University and worked as a Certified Emergency Room Nurse at Mary Washington Hospital for 10 years. She received her Master’s of Nursing from Maryville University and expects to receive her Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2019. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She lives with her husband, five children, two dogs, and a cat in King William, Virginia.