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Elisa Apostle, MSN-PHN, ARNP

Education: 
B.S.N., Seattle University, 2010
M.S.N., Johns Hopkins University, 2016
Certification: 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2016
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I believe that safe, dignified, compassionate, quality health care is a human right.
Other: 

Before joining Neighborcare Health Elisa worked as a community health nurse providing care to women and children in a domestic violence shelter in Baltimore, MD. She has also worked as an acute neuroscience nurse at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. for several years. Elisa is originally from Tacoma, WA and enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Languages spoken:
English

Ben Berger, LMHC

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:
Spanish, English

Cathy Bull, ARNP

Education: 
B.S.N., University of Washington, 2005
M.S.N., University of Washington, 2008
Certification: 
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, 2008
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
Neighborcare Health’s providers and staff reflect our commitment to welcoming all people. Since every child is unique, I strive to meet families where they are, partnering with them to provide comprehensive and compassionate care.
Other: 

Cathy worked as a pediatric nurse at Seattle Children's Hospital since 2009. While there she worked in the Department of Infectious Diseases, treating a wide range of children and illnesses. She has focused her work in research, looking at vaccine-preventable diseases and antivirals. She conducted this work in partnership with the National Institutes of Health, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many others. Cathy Identifies as Filipino-American, born to immigrant parents in Michigan. She now considers Seattle home and enjoys spending her time with her husband, two children, and their dog and cat. She likes to play outdoors, read books, and play the piano.

Languages spoken:
English

Rachel Pody, LMHC

Education: 
B.A., Occidental College, 1994
M.A., Seattle University, 1998
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare because I believe in the mission to end disparities in access to health care. I am fortunate to work with and learn from youth and families from such a wide range of backgrounds.
Other: 

Prior to joining Neighborcare Health, Rachel worked in a community mental health setting, providing care to children, adolescents, and adults. She has also facilitated Roots of Empathy, a program that teaches social and emotional skills to elementary school children. Rachel also worked as a faculty member at Seattle Central College. She specializes in child mental health and has additional training in infant mental health. Rachel is originally from Seattle and enjoys spending time with her extended family and friends. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog, reading and playing games.

Languages spoken:
English

Sarah Bernhards

Education: 
Health Center Coordinator
Languages spoken:
English

Rachel Aho, DA

Education: 
D.A., PIMA Medical Institute, 2005
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health in the School-based Health Centers because I want to help people in need. I can relate to being a busy mom and trying to get all the kids to the dentist. This is a special program that is going to keep our kids and families healthy and happy.
Other: 

Rachel worked as a Dental Assistant in a general dentistry practice before going back to school. There she studied to be an orthodontic assistant. She then joined Neighborcare Health to provide dental care to children in the Seattle Public Schools. Rachel is a mother of three and in her free time loves to dance, sing, hike and watch movies with her kids.

Languages spoken:
Spanish, Somali, English

Natalie Luy

Education: 
Health Center Coordinator
Languages spoken:
English

Yuhah Kang

Education: 
Health Center Coordinator
Languages spoken:
English

Sarah Wright, LMHC

Education: 
B.A., Evergreen State College, 1992
M.A., St. Martin's University, 2004
Languages spoken:
English

Margo Reger, LMHC

Education: 
B.A., Boston College, 2011
M.S., Western Wastington University, 2014
Certification: 
National Board of Certified Counselors, 2014
Washington State Department of Health, 2016
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I have the opportunity to do work I am passionate about, providing quality mental health care to youth in the schools.
Other: 

Before Margo came to work at NeighborCare Health, she worked as mental health counselor in an outpatient clinic setting. There she provided high quality mental health care to youth and their families. Margo has also run outdoor programming for at-risk youth, those with Autism and ADHD. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques. Margo is originally from Seattle and in her free time enjoys making large meals to share with family and friends, hiking and skiing.

Languages spoken:
English
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