Mental Health Month

Stephanie “PJ” Philpott-Jones PJ Philpott-Jones was drawn to behavioral health after seeing the unmet need for mental healthcare in her high school.
Rian Dixon Rian Dixon was drawn to a career in behavioral health after seeing how a family member was helped by therapy.
Sarah Soroken Sarah Soroken is fighting to bring about changes to our dysfunctional mental health system.
Sara Thorson Therapist Sara Thorsen believes that helping individuals heal can have a larger societal benefit.
Corrine Sako Psychologist Corrine Sako participates in NUHW through legislative advocacy and solidarity actions.
Alexis Montoya Behavior Analyst Alexis Montoya has always been captivated by the "why" of human behavior.
Jessica Rentz Union engagement has helped therapist Jessica Rentz advocate for her coworkers and patients.
Ken Rogers Ken Rogers is a psychologist dedicated to making sure everyone has access to quality mental health care.
Ilana Marcucci-Morris Ilana Marcucci-Morris, LCSW, uses her position to fight oppressive systems and advocate for patients' rights.
Jim Clifford Psychiatric social worker Jim Clifford uses his position to advocate for mental health and social justice issues.
Jade Rosado A deep desire to help others recover from trauma lead Jade Rosado, LCSW, to pursue a career in behavioral health.
Andrea Kumura A love for children inspired Andrea Kumura, a licensed clinical social worker, to pursue a career in social work.
Zo Amaro N. Jimenez Zo Amaro N. Jimenez, PsyD, became a therapist to better serve the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Lisa Delgadillo Kaiser therapist Lisa Delgadillo was deeply inspired by her mother, who worked as a psychiatric RN for 40 years.
Christine Velez Social worker Christine Velez finds inspiration in the honesty and resilience of the children she cares for.
Julia Thompson Julia Thompson helps people recovering from addiction, including helping their loved ones understand how to best support them.
Jody Forter Jody Forter was drawn to behavioral health because she wanted to help people, and work alongside others who shared her values.
Corri Chadwick Corri Chadwick pursued a career as a child therapist after learning about the need for mental healthcare amongst middle schoolers.
Martha Rea Martha Rae came to the U.S. from Mexico as a baby. Now she helps immigrant families navigate their new communities.
Simran Virdee Simran Verde is a therapist dedicated to helping patients recover from the effects of generational trauma.
Julie Siegel Turner Julie Siegel Turner is a psychiatric social workers who comes from a family of therapists -- and union members.
Sara Grunstein Sara Grunstein had dedicated her career to helping her patients break cycles of trauma and abuse.
Shawniese Tilmon Shawniese Tilmon channeled her interest in family dynamics into a career in child and family therapy.
Andrea Chan Community mental health counselor Andrea Chan finds peace in helping her patients navigate a chaotic world.
Anjahni Davi Kaiser therapist Anjahni Davi thrives on helping her patients recover from trauma and discover joy.
Jackie Schalit Jackie Schalit is a therapist at Children's Hospital Oakland who loves working with babies and young children.