Mental Health Counselor

Steve Herndon, LICSW

Education: 
B.S., East Texas University, 1969
M.S.W., University of Maryland, 1975
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I get the opportunity to work with remarkable people, patients and staff members. I have the opportunity to work with patients, providing services and solice.
Other: 

Throughout Steve's career he has worked in hospitals, social service agencies, and community mental health. He has worked in both clinical care roles as well as administrative positions.

Steve is originally from Texas. In his free time he likes to garden, fix things around his house, and spend time with his family. He also enjoys and supports the arts and considers himself a perpetual music student.

Languages spoken:
English

Ashley Strauss, PsyD

Education: 
B.A., Kenyon College, 2006
M.A., Antioch University, 2014
Psy.D., Antioch University, 2016
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because the organization prioritizes building healthy communities and healthy people.
Other: 

Before Ashley came to work at Neighborcare Health, she worked and trained at HealthPoint where she learned the benefits of integrated primary care. She is passionate about the work she does and the patients, providers and staff members she works with.

Ashley is originally from California but moved to Seattle in 2007. When she isn't at work she enjoys spending time with her family, and exploring both the city and local forests.

Languages spoken:
English

Ben Berger, LSW

Education: 
B.A., Pomona College, 2007
M.A., University of Denver, 2013
Certification: 
National Board of Certified Councelors, 2016
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I like serving my neighbors and community, providing culturally sensitive, effective and caring services.
Other: 

Ben has been working in school-based mental health care for many years in California and Colorado. He works with youth and families and has done significant work around trauma. Ben was born in Colombia but grew up in Seattle. In his free time, he enjoys spending time in nature, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.

Languages spoken:
English, Spanish

Jane Kosloff, MSW

Education: 
B.A., Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis
M.S.W., Columbia University School of Social Work
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because of the organization's commitment to providing quality, accessible care to the Seattle community.
Other: 

Prior to joining Neighborcare Health Jane worked in community-based mental health for five years.  She is originally for St. Louis, Missouri.  Now in Seattle, Jane spends her free time with her husband and two cats.  She also likes to do yoga, bike, and spend time with friends. 

Languages spoken:
English

Daniel Kujawinski, MSW

Education: 
B.A., Connecticut College, 2003
M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis, 2007
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I enjoy working with a diverse population and have been impressed with the welcoming and collabrative nature of the clinic staff.
Other: 

Daniel was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  Before joining Neighborcare Health,  he worked in Chicago providing mental health case management services to people experiencing homelessness.  Daniel also did outreach to the Chicago homeless community.  In his free time Daniel enjoys being in nature, reading and cooking.

Languages spoken:
English

Anna Lung, LICSW, CDP

Education: 
BA, University of Hawaii at Manoa
MSW, School University of Hong Kong
Certification: 
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Chemical Dependency Counseling
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I believe every person is blessed with strengths and potentials and worthy of respect and honor. Certain life circumstances as well as social and biological factors may compromise growth and use of our strengths and potentials. I see therapy as a discovery process to activate self-healing, natural support and formal services. In working with school-age children, I enjoy witnessing parents turning their hearts toward their children and family members rekindling their love.
Other: 

Prior to working in school based health care centers, Anne worked as a mental health therapist, chemical dependency counselor, intensive family therapist and wraparound facilitator. In working with behaviorally and emotionally disturbed youth in the 21st century, Anne enriches her perspective with attachment disruption and trauma-informed care. She adopts an eclectic approach integrating mental health therapy, chemical dependency counseling and individual, family and group therapies. Her strength-based intervention often facilitates role switching of youth from victims to champions, transforming from receiving treatment to serving other needy people with empathy and insight on past and future.

Languages spoken:
English

Natalie Wonder, MSW

Education: 
Bachelors of Social Welfare, University of Washington, 2004
Masters of Social Work, University of Washington, 2006
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I am proud to work for an agency that provides accessible health care services to ALL families despite their level of income. I love working with the students and families at Mercer’s School-Based Health Center! I am regularly humbled by the experiences of my clients and I am very passionate about providing a safe and Non-judgmental therapeutic environment where students can share their stories, focus on their social and emotional well being and make positive life changes.
Other: 

Before joining Neighborcare Health, Natalie worked at various schools throughout King County for the last eight years. Most recently she was a mental therapist at Madrona K-8 School. She has background in running Grief and Loss (bereavement) support groups and has volunteered with Providence Hospice of Seattle for the past 6 years. She has also volunteered at Camp Erin (a grief camp for kids in King County through Safe Crossings and the Moyer Foundation) for the past 4 years.
Although born in California, Natalie has spent much of her life in the Pacific Northwest. She loves to travel and has visited Italy, Spain, France, The Netherlands, Belgium and Mexico. In her spare time Natalie enjoys being outside and running as well as camping, hiking, yoga, reading and music.
 

Languages spoken:
English

Nancy Schub, MSC, LICSW

Education: 
Bachelor's of Social Work and Master's of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980
Certification: 
Liscensed Social Worker, Washington State, 1988
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
Providing mental health services to adolescents in a high school-based health center meets both my personal and professional needs and goals. Neighborcare Health has allowed me the opportunity to put my skills to good use as well as provides the rewarding experience of working along side highly dedicated and skilled professionals.
Other: 

Working with adolescents is Nancy's passion. She has worked with teens and families in a variety of settings for over 25 years. She spent several of those years working with pregnant and parenting teens in both healthcare and school settings and now enjoys serving the diverse needs of the general adolescent population in a school-based health center. Nancy grew up in Connecticut and moved to Seattle in 1980. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, kayaking, singing, and drumming.

Languages spoken:
English
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