TEAM

Staff is comprised of licensed occupational therapists, clinical social workersmarriage and family therapists, and a nurse practitioner, all who specialize in child, adolescent, and family mental health. Staff receive extensive training in the social and biological sciences, which uniquely equips them to evaluate the strengths and needs of youth impacted by trauma. The staff at OTTP-SF work as a cohesive team to holistically address the needs of youth. We also receive valuable input from our advisory board who volunteer their expertise to support Bay Area youth.

Colleen Devine

‍(She/Her)

Division Director

Colleen worked as Division Director of OTTP-LA for four years before expanding to San Francisco. She cleaned out a broom closet at Ida B. Wells High School to create OTTP-SF's first office! Areas of interest include mental health, social justice and trauma-informed care. She holds an MOT from San Jose State University and a BS in Occupational Therapy from University of New Hampshire.

Erika Moore

‍(She/Her)

Director of Quality Assurance

Erika oversees and creates clinical practices, agency protocols, policy and procedures, and quality assurance and improvement. Additionally, she provides clinical supervision to social workers, therapists, and interns. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, loves the ocean, traveling, music and food! She holds an MSW from San Jose State University and a BA from Sonoma State.

Teresa Ricado

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Services Director

Teresa oversees OT services at OTTP-SF and serves youth in English and Spanish in the East Bay and outpatient mental health. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in nature and traveling. She holds a Masters from Texas Woman's University. She identifies as Latinx. Teresa is bi-lingual in English and Spanish and has moderate to limited proficiency in Japanese.

Marion Wise

(She/Her)

Clinical Director

Marion oversees the psychotherapy clinical work for OTTP-SF's Department of Public Health/Behavioral Health Services programs. She also provides supervision to clinicians and work as a psychotherapist. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and outdoor activities. She holds a Masters of Social Work from NYU. She provides clinical services in English and Spanish.

Janelle Buccat

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Manager

Janelle is our DCYF Program Manager and serves on the following programs: DCYF Girls' Services, Outpatient Clinic, and Alternative Schools. Fun Facts: she is a San Francisco native, and loves giving back to her community. She loves watching live music, cooking, traveling, practicing yoga, arts and crafts, and living life to the fullest. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.

Katie Gordon

‍(She/Her)

East Bay Services Program Manager

Katie has had the privilege of serving youth at OTTP-SF since 2011 and currently oversees OTTP's services in the East Bay. One of her areas of interest is early childhood mental health. She enjoys spending time at the beach with her family and her dog, Ladybug. She holds an MS from San Jose State and BAs from UC Davis. She is fluent in Spanish.

Christine Haworth

‍(She/Her)

Vocational Services Manager

Christine works on the Employment Program. She is a core member of the JBOT network (Justice-Based Occupational Therapy), co-author of the dynamic assessment of occupational performance skills called the Double OT, and teaches in the OT department at SJSU. In her free time, she loves to rock climb and bake cookies. She holds a BS and MA from University of Southern California. She is fluent in Spanish.

Simmin Holland

‍(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Manager

Simmin works with OTTP-SF's Alternative Schools Program, and enjoys thinking outside the box in typically traditional settings. Particular areas of interest include community collaboration, program development, and therapeutic activities based in creative expression. She is a former yoga teacher. She holds an MS from San Jose State University.

Michelle Lessans

(They/Them)

Outpatient Mental Health Services Manager

Michelle manages the outpatient programs and works in Wraparound, ERMHS, and outpatient as a care coordinator/psychotherapist. They are interested in areas of transformative justice, systems-involved youth, and issues related to gender identity. They love dancing, and they can make balloon animals! They hold a Masters in Social Work- High Risk Youth Track from the University of Denver.

Raymond Nubla

(He/Him)

Occupational Therapy Manager

Raymond serves on the Wraparound program and on the Civic Center team. His interests include real estate, social justice, coffee, and Warriors basketball. In his practice, he strives to build community, connection, and feelings of “home.” He holds an MS from University of St. Augustine, San Marcos. He is fluent in Tagalog.

Rachel Pechter

‍(She/Her)

Program Manager

Rachel has been an occupational therapist for almost twenty years. She has worked with people to help them find employment. She strongly believes anyone who wants to work can and that work can also be a powerful tool towards wellness. She is passionate about the use of evidence-based practices, and she incorporates research-backed modalities into all the work she does. She holds an MS from San Jose State University.

Emily Tunnat

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Manager

Emily serves on the Wraparound, Outpatient, Family Mosaic, and Connective Services programs. She loves working as an occupational therapist because she not only gets to learn how to do the fascinating things that her clients want and need to do, but also gets to harness this learning to cultivate meaning, connection, and hope. Her favorite occupations involve adventure, art, and tacos. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.

Marissa Setencich

(She/Her)

SOAR Co-Manager

Marissa works with the ERMHS, WRAP, and Outpatient programs and serves as a Co-Manager on OTTP’s SOAR team. Fun facts: she loves baking, archery, rainbows and attending local drag shows. Her areas of interest include helping youth gain self-esteem by helping them discover themselves and how they want to show up in the world. She holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology.

Nicole Apodaca

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Nicole works in alternative schools and serves youth under DCYF. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, crocheting, roller skating, hiking, and exploring new places! She also loves board games and card games. She holds a MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University and a BS in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley.

Kimberly Ayala

(She/Her)

Vocational Specialist

Kimberly serves youth in the Employment Program and Hilltop Girls Services. Her areas of interest in occupational therapy are mental health and helping youth discover their strengths through exploring career paths. In her free time, she enjoys taking her puppy to dog parks and trying new foods. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from California State University Dominguez Hills. She is fluent in Spanish.

Rachel Bellin

(She/Her)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Rachel serves youth on the ERMHS and outpatient programs at OTTP-SF. In her free time she loves to travel, take walks with her dog, cook, and read. She holds an MA from the University of San Francisco.

Meta Bodewes

(She/Her)

Mental Health Clinician

Meta works in the SOAR and ERMHS programs, and has been a social worker for 18 years supporting children and families in a variety of roles. Meta loves to travel, cook, nerding out at museums, and working in her (mostly) native plant garden. She holds a BA in Women's Studies from Allegheny College, and an MSW and MPA from Columbia University. She is proficient in Spanish.

Jacqueline Cantrell

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist Lead 1

Jacqueline works in the Wraparound, Family Mosaic Project, outpatient, and Buena Vista Horace Mann programs. One of her long term goals as an occupational therapist is to make equine assisted therapies equally accessible/affordable as more traditional therapies. She holds MS in Occupational Therapy from Dominican University of California. Jacqueline is fluent in Spanish.

Rita Chawla

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Rita works on the Early Childhood Mental Health, OUSD, and SVDH programs at OTTP-SF. She is an East Coast transplant and a life-long vegetarian. She holds a BSOT, from Thomas Jefferson University, and an MEd. from Eastern University. She is conversational in Hindi.

Edwin Cheuk

(He/Him)

Billing Specialist Supervisor

Edwin has been a part of the OTTP-SF team for 13 years. He is responsible for handling the agency's data analysis and reporting. Edwin spent most of his earlier career years in Retail Management. He holds an MBA in Finance from San Francisco State University and has credentials in business data analysis and retail management. He is bi-lingual in English and Cantonese.

Naomi Childs

(She/Her)

Psychotherapist

Naomi works on the Wraparound, outpatient, and ERMHS programs at OTTP-SF. Her clinical areas of interest include working with BIPOC folks, LGBTQ populations, and life transitions. For fun, she loves to dance, go camping, and spend time with her community. One day, she hopes to visit every national park in the country. She holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Delaware State University.

Shar Naidu Creasey

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Shar serves youth in the EPIC and FMP programs. She's passionate about the importance of sleep and rest. In her free time she loves reading, sleeping, watching movies/TV, and hiking. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.

Natalie Doane

(She/Her)

Development Assistant

Natalie works closely with the Development team to seek out donations, maintain in-kind data base & donor relations, help run successful fundraisers, and help grow OTTP-SF’s presence with neighbors, businesses, & in-kind donors in the city. She’s a native San Franciscan, who spent some time living in Toronto, Canada, and now lives in Moraga, raising her 3 girls with her husband! She holds a BS in Psychology from San Diego State University.

Tamica C. Edwards

(She/Her)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Tamica serves on the EPIC program. She has a passion for trauma informed care for Black and Brown people. She is a 20 year US Air Force veteran from Orlando, Florida. A fun fact about her is that she has a dog named Donte' Love Prince Edwards. She holds a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University.

Tracy Feldman

‍(She/Her)

Development Advisor

Tracy works closely with the Development Team to plan and execute agency fundraisers and facilitate mutually beneficial community partnerships. She lived in San Francisco for seven years before settling in the East Bay with her husband and daughters. She loves the nonprofit world and really wants to learn how to play the ukulele. She holds a BS from Illinois State University.

Adrienne Franzese

‍(She/Her)

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Manager

Adrienne serves youth in consultation of pharmaceutical interventions for mental health concerns. As a San Francisco native she is honored to work with SF’s youth and their families, promoting mental wellness. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and photography. She holds a Masters in Nursing from UCSF. She is conversational in Italian.

Briana Galloway

(She/They/He)

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Briana works on the WRAP and ERMHS programs at OTTP-SF. Their interests include art, rock climbing, cats/animals, and video games. They hold an MA in Counseling Psychology from John F Kennedy University.

Stephanie Geneza

(She/Her/Siya)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Stephanie works on the Shoestrings Hybrid program and provides 1 : 1 outpatient therapy services. She is passionate about providing a safe space for youth to explore their strengths through occupation. Fun fact: Stephanie has a motorcycle named Luna and loves being an Auntie. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from SJSU and a BA in Communication Studies from SFSU. She is conversational in Tagalog.

Nicholas Hodder-Hastorf

‍(He/Him)

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Nick works on the School-Based team with Outpatient, Wraparound, and ERMHS clients. In his free time he enjoys playing chess and canoeing. He holds a BA in Psychology from Middlebury College ad an MA in Counseling Psychology at the Wright Institute.

Sarah Hui

‍(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist and Vocational Specialist

Sarah works at Independence high school and on the Employment Program. She loves getting to work with youth as they explore their career and life paths during this important transitional life stage. In her free time she likes to travel and go to events in the city. She holds an OTD from the University of Southern California and has worked at OTTP-SF and OTTP-LA.

Hiromi Inaba

‍(She/They)

Psychotherapist

Hiromi works on the Outpatient, ERMHS, and WRAP programs as a psychotherapist. In her free time, she enjoys playing taiko. She also likes to paint and doodle to music. She holds MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with Specialization in Music Therapy from Lesley University and a BA in Musicology with minor in Neuroscience from UCLA. She is fluent in Japanese.

Andrianna Johnson

(She/Her)

Psychotherapist 1

Andrianna works on the Outpatient, Wrap, and ERMHS programs as a psychotherapist. A fun fact about her is that she enjoys writing spoken word pieces and presenting them at poetry slams. Andrianna’s areas of interest are art, dance, theatre, and improv. She loves long walks in nature and enjoys the company of her loved ones. She holds an MSW with a concentration in Children and Families from Walden University.

Matthew Kawakami

(He/Him)

Vocational Specialist

Matthew works on the Employment team. He's a beginner at unicycling and juggling, but cannot do them simultaneously. He holds a BS in Human Development from University of California San Diego and a MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University.

Jo Kweon

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Lead

Jo serves youth through DCYF Career Awareness and Outpatient programs. She loves working with youth as they explore their identities -- areas of interest include sexuality and cultural identity. In her free time, she enjoys camping and finding new pizza places! She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University and a BA in Asian American Studies from UCLA.

Alina Lareybi

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Alina serves youth through the alternative schools and Alameda JJC programs and is particularly interested in community reintegration and creative spaces for art, music, food, and poetry. A fun fact about Alina is that she has two cats named Onyx and Opal. She holds a Masters of Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University.

Ada Le

(She/Her)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Ada works on the Outpatient and FMP Teams. As an OT, she is interested in creating a safe space for youth and providing opportunities to build self-efficacy through engaging in meaningful activities. In her free time, Ada enjoys thrifting, drawing, and watching TV. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from California State University Dominguez Hills. She is conversational in Vietnamese.

Paula Leon

(She/Her)

Psychotherapist

Paula brings her passion for strengths-based approach to care to the outpatient, BVHM, Longfellow, and Hilltop programs here at OTTP-SF. In her free time, she enjoys exploring coffee shops in the Bay Area, traveling, doing hot yoga and spending time with her friends and family! She holds a M.S. in Clinical Psychology from San Francisco State University. She is also originally from Colombia and a native Spanish speaker.

Alicia Maness

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Alicia serves high school youth at alternative high schools in the East Bay. As an OT specializing in mental health for teens and young adults, she has worked with Covenant House, Family Mosaic Project, Berkeley Independent Study (BIS), and Willow Rock. She is also a yoga teacher, authentic relating facilitator, and leadership coach. In her free time, she loves watching volleyball, doing sports photography, and spending time with her family, which includes two jumbo panther cats. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from SJSU and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Nikki Mathews

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Lead

Nikki works in the Alternative Schools program, and in the Counseling Enriched Classroom at Independence High School. When she is not working at OTTP-SF, she spends most of her time behind her pottery wheel creating functional ceramics. Her life motto is "safety never takes a holiday!" She holds an MOT from Dominican University of California.

Paola Maytorena

(She/Her)

Administrative Assistant + Care Coordinator

Paola supports OTTP with administrative duties. At UC Berkeley, she taught a class to undergraduate students on her areas of interest: meditation and mindfulness. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, roller-blading, going to concerts, and being in nature. She holds a BA in Psychology and Film & Media from UC Berkeley. Paola is fluent in Spanish.

Nasjah McKay

(She/Her)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Nasjah serves on the Shoestrings Hybrid program. Her areas of interest include sensory integration, holistic health, and expressive art. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new art mediums, going to the beach, and doing yoga. She holds a BA in Child and Adolescent Development from SJSU and is working towards a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University.

Allie McNay

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Lead

Allie serves youth on the FMP, Outpatient, ERMHS OT Bridge Pilot and Edgewood programs. Fun fact: she was a semi-finalist in Season 13 of America's Got Talent with Angel City Chorale. Her areas of interest include integrating the use of therapeutic music with the OT framework to best meet the needs of her clients. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from CSU Dominguez Hills and a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Chapman University. She is conversational in French.

Colleen McNeil

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Supervisor

Colleen works on the Shoestrings Program and is the OTTP representative at the JJPA. Some of her areas of interest in occupational therapy are sensory integration and mental health. She loves reading, hiking, and traveling. If her nose isn't in a book, she's probably out and about! She holds an MS from San Jose State University.

Haleli Moalem

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Haleli serves on the ERMHS program at OTTP-SF. She loves teaching and doing yoga, playing cello and guitar, hiking, traveling, cooking, and going on spontaneous adventures! A fun fact is that she recently took surfing up as a new hobby. She holds an MSOT from Dominician University of California. She also speaks Hebrew and a some Spanish.

Claire Mueller

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist Lead 2

Claire serves youth in the employment, alternative schools, and outpatient programs, as well as in the Buena Vista Horace Mann Kindergarten program. In her free time she likes to try out new soup recipes and walk her dog. She holds an MS OT from San Jose State University. Claire is working toward fluency in Spanish.

Lily Nichols

‍(She/Her)

Occupational Therapy Lead

Lily serves as the lead OT at Civic Center and Youth Chance, two high schools in our Alternative Schools Program. She also serves youth through the Wraparound and FMP programs, and is a coordinator on the OT Intern Program. She has a background in inclusive early childhood education and a strong interest in group intervention. In her free time she loves binge watching reality TV and taking her dog to the beach! She holds an MS in OT from San Jose State and a BA in Human Development from Sonoma State.

Ana Nishioka

(She/Her/Ella)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Ana serves youth through the SOAR and Hilltop programs. She's interested in intersectionality, neurodiversity-affirming practices, and equitable access to health care and education. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, painting, candle-making, yoga, dancing, hiking, and going to the beach. She holds an OTD from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA in Biology and Dance Movement Studies from Scripps College. Ana is working towards fluency in Spanish.

Jordan Osejo

(He/Him)

Associate Marriage Family Therapist

Jordan loves playing guitar and bass with friends and enjoy comics and anime. He also enjoys spending time with his cat Avocado. He holds an AMFT from the University of San Francisco and a BA in Psychology from California State University Chico. He is fluent in Spanish.

Lesley Paige

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Lesley serves on the Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative. She's interested in early childhood, sensory integration, teaching and research. A fun fact about her is that she loves to collage and play ukulele. She holds an MS from San Jose State University. She also speaks Spanish.

Hannah Phillips

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Hannah works in the outpatient program, Family Mosaic Project, Wraparound services, Independence High School, & leads Friendship Group at Buena Vista Horace Mann Elementary. She enjoys spending time outside, riding her bike, open water swimming, and spending time with friends & family. She holds a MOT from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and a BS in Family Studies & Human Development from the University of Arizona.

Lex Phomvongsa

‍(They/Them)

People Operations Coordinator

When Lex is not supporting administrative duties, they are either enjoying music or dedicating time to provide resources for and by the queer community using an online platform to highlight queer folx who serve their community! They are taking classes at SF City, pursuing a degree in Women's and Gender Studies. They are fluent in Vietnamese.

Shasta Rice

(They/She)

Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist

Shasta serves children and youth in the SOAR Program. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring local natural reserves and trying to master new arts, crafts, and video games. They are currently publishing research on what video gamers find meaningful about virtual worlds. They hold an MSOT from Dominican University of California and an Interdisciplinary BS in Kinesiology, Pre-OT concentration from Sonoma State University.

Nicholas Rosener

(He/Him)

Database Administrator

Nicholas provides administrative support for the SOAR program. In his free time he helps playtest board games and has a character named after him and his name in the credits. He loves to play video games, board games, Dungeons and Dragons, watch anime, hike, travel, draw, and cook. He holds a BFA from San Jose State University.

Kyra Rossiter

(She/Her)

Marketing Coordinator

Kyra is passionate about using her knowledge and skills in graphic design, writing, and social media to bring awareness to the amazing work that OTTP-SF does. In her free time, she enjoys watching and reviewing movies, thrifting, plant shopping, and listening to podcasts! One day, she hopes to learn how to sew so she can make her own clothing. She holds a BA in Advertising from University of Oregon.

Tamara Sanchez-Monter

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Tamara works on the Shoestrings hybrid program at OTTP-SF. She enjoys supporting people to regulate their emotions through their senses, art, and play. She also loves to travel, is a passionate folklorico dancer and dance teacher, enjoys going on walks with her 6 dogs, and feels elated when she sees herself in a good book. She holds a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. She also speaks Spanish.

Iliana Santellan

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Iliana works on the Mission Education Center, Outpatient, and FMP programs. She is interested in patient advocacy, collaboration, and providing high quality care to all youth from diverse backgrounds. She loves stained glass lamps, hill running, and identifying mushrooms in nature! She holds a MSOT from Dominican University of California, as well as a BS in Human Development and a BA in Psychology from UC Davis. She also speaks Spanish.

Camille Schilling

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Camille serves on the Sheridan Elementary and outpatient mental health programs. A fun fact about her is that she loves to spend her time surfing, playing sand and grass volleyball, and playing pickleball. She holds a Masters of Occupational Therapy from Dominician University of California.

James Servais

(He/Him)

Occupational Therapist

Jamie works on the Shoestrings Program. He enjoys building relationships, getting silly, and fostering creative expression with clients. During his free time he likes to make pottery, ride long distances on his bicycle, and play Dungeons and Dragons. He holds an MS from San Jose State University.

Allie Sharon

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Allie works on the Outpatient, FMP, and groups for school contracts programs at OTTP-SF. In her free time she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, playing ice hockey, spending time with family and friends, and eating sushi. She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from Cleveland State University.

Catherine Sheehan

‍(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist Lead 2

Catherine works on the Family Mosaic Project and Wraparound programs. Fun facts: Many moons ago she could make 10 free-throw shots in a row and she learned to ride a bike as an adult. Her areas of interests include holistic health, gardening, mindfulness, cultivating gratitude, self-care practices, and writing haikus! She holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from SJSU and a BA inInternational Development Studies from UC Berkeley. She is fluent in Spanish.

Chris Simmons

(He/Him)

Occupational Therapist

Chris serves youth through the Employment, Connective Services, and outpatient programs. He is passionate about expanding access to occupational therapy. In his free time, he enjoys running, cycling, and exploring trails. He holds an MS in Occupational Therapy from CSUDH and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.

Helen Tam

(She/Her)

Licensed Occupational Therapist Lead 2

Helen serves youth at alternative high schools in the East Bay. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings as an occupational therapist, and is interested in areas of harm reduction, community health, and joy. She enjoys playing in an orchestra, tennis, and baking. She holds a BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley and a MScOT from University of Alberta. She speaks Cantonese.

Ligia Taylor

(She/Her)

Fiscal Assistant

Ligia has been a part of the OTTP-SF team for 8 years. She works closely with the Division Director and the Fiscal Department to oversee the agency's budget process. In her free time, she loves to travel and cook. She holds an MBA in Finance from Claremont Graduate School and a BS in Economics from UC Riverside. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Paige Thomson

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Paige serves on the Outpatient Mental Health program. She's interested in trauma-informed, holistic, and social justice-based healthcare, spending time in nature, and helping people find their "why". A few fun facts about her are that she loves to roller skate, she has a fake tooth, and it's in her bloodline to love Boston Terriers. She holds a MSOT from San Jose State University.

Ester Uvaydova

(She/Her)

Mental Health Psychotherapist

Ester works on the SOAR, ERMHS, and out patient programs at OTTP-SF. In her free time she enjoys reading, creating art, and going out into nature and exploring. She holds an MA from the University of San Francisco. She is fluent in Russian.

Kylah Webster

(She/Her)

Vocational Specialist

Kylah serves on the Employment and outpatient programs. Her areas of interest include early intervention, shoestring, and JJC. In her free time, she enjoys singing and writing music. She holds a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University.

Tiffany Wei

(She/Her)

Occupational Therapist

Tiffany works on the Shoestrings/CCEIS Hybrid and Outpatient programs at OTTP-SF. She's interested in emotional regulation, executive function, and early childhood, and enjoys learning about different cultures through interacting with youth. In her free time, she likes to solve puzzles and take photos. She holds a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a native speaker of Cantonese and Mandarin.

Debra Wong

(She/Her)

Contract Specialist

Debra assists with billing and administrative services. She is a San Francisco native. In her free time she likes cooking new plant based recipes, watching nutrition/environmental documentaries, reading, journaling and taking long walks around the city and in nature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University and a Nutrition Assistant Certificate from City College.

Molly Wyman

(She/Her)

Mental Health Clinician

Molly supports youth and children in the SOAR and ERMHS programs at OTTP-SF. In her free time, Molly enjoys spending time at the beach, baking, and exploring nature with her dog. She holds a Masters of Social Work from Simmons University and B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University.

Helen Xie

(She/Her)

Psychotherapist Supervisor

Helen works on the Wraparound, ERMHS, School-based, and Family Mosaic Project Programs, as well as the Family Based Treatment Partnership with UCSF's Adolescent Eating Disorder Program. Fun fact: she loves to rock climb and salsa dance. Her areas of interest include working with families from marginalized populations. She holds an MSW from Smith College School for Social Work. She is fluent in Cantonese.

Advisory Board

Bryant Chou

(He/Him)

Bryant is the founder of Webflow, and a supporter of SF non-profits. After growing up in a tough family, he's committed to bringing happiness and opportunities to Bay Area youth. In his free time you can find him mountain biking in Marin or golfing with his friends.

Susan Edelsberg

(She/Her)

Susan has 30+ years experience as an OT and 13 years as a Feldenkrais practitioner. She is currently retired and most recently worked in long term care, specializing in HIV care, where she developed programming for individuals with cognitive differences. Her Feldenkrais training inspired her to develop a treatment program for inpatients and outpatients with chronic pain. Prior to Susan’s OT career, she taught dance/movement for 10 years in the SF public schools.

Maurice Harper Jr.

(He/Him)

Maurice received his First Communion at St. Boniface Church. He graduated from St. Mary's College with a BA in History and was drafted by the Golden State Warriors. He retired after 7 years as Principal and Assistant Principal at Civic Center Court and County School. He is a mindfulness coach at Mindful Schools and is director of high school youth activities and Confirmation preparation at St. Columba Church. He is married with 2 children and 3 grandchildren.

Sheela Ivlev

(She/Her)

Sheela is an occupational therapist in San Francisco, specializing in wellness and mental health. She has worked for top Bay Area hospitals, San Jose State University as a clinical educator, and is currently running a wellness-based virtual practice. She is committed to removing the barriers to care that keep people from accessing health and wellness services.

Rebecca Lueck

(She/Her)

Rebecca has twenty years of experience providing counseling and mental health services to youth. She received her Masters in Social Work from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. and worked in child welfare in the District of Columbia for four years before moving to California in 2001. Rebecca was previously the Clinical Head of Service for OTTP from 2006 to 2009. She has many passions; she is an avid sailor, reader, and road biker.

Helen Mirsaeidi

(She/Her)

Helen is a bay area native, occupational therapist, and an advocate for youth and mental health services. Her clinical expertise includes working in the area of oncology program development and oncology rehabilitation. Her clinical background also includes having served multiple fieldwork experiences in mental health spanning from acute inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient pediatric mental health services, as well as having completed fieldwork abroad in Ghana.

Keith Pearce

(He/Him)

Keith Pearce is a technology marketing executive (most recently CMO at Alteryx) who brings the OTTP advisory board business experience from over twenty years driving awareness and demand for enterprise software products. He has worked in both start-ups and well established, multinational brands across a multitude of tech categories. His passion for OTTP stems from seeing how instrumental occupational therapy services are to setting up children and young adults for educational and vocational success with his own kids. Keith holds degrees from the University of Florida and Georgetown University, and lives with his family in Moraga.

Karina Rosinzonsky

(She/Her)

Karina graduated from Dominican University of CA and began her OT career at OTTP-SF as a case manager. During her years at OTTP, she has worn many hats and has been central to coordinating our internship program. She has been working at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, Pediatric Department for 15+ years. In addition to OT, her passion lies in volunteering, dance, choreography, and travel. Karina is bilingual in Russian/English and is learning Spanish and ASL.

Chi-Kwan Shea

(She/Her)

Chi-Kwan is a Professor of the MOT and OTD Program at Samuel Merritt University. She received a Joint Doctoral degree in Special Education from UC Berkeley and SFSU, a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from CSU LA, and a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from UT Medical Branch. She has worked with OTTP since 2000, serving in various capacities, including clinical consultations and conducting research studies in collaboration with staff.

Sam Wang

‍(He/Him)

Sam is Finance Director at Exact Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS), a leading molecular diagnostics company. Prior to joining Exact, he worked at a marketing technology startup as VP of Finance. Sam is a California Licensed CPA and holds an MBA degree from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. Sam is passionate about serving his community, and has been a supporter of OTTP-SF since 2008.