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Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM

Executive Medical Director

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Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM

Executive Medical Director

Dr. Bundy joined WPHP in 2014 and has served as Executive Medical Director since 2016.  Working collaboratively with the Executive Director in the overall fulfillment of WPHP’s mission, Dr. Bundy is responsible for WPHP’s clinical operations, leads the organization’s education and outreach efforts, and represents WPHP to the health care community.  Prior to WPHP, Dr. Bundy was Mental Health Service Chief and Chief of Psychiatry at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle.  He is currently serving as Immediate Past President of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs, the national association of physician health programs, where he is an advocate for initiatives to improve physician health and well-being. A native Washingtonian, Dr. Bundy, completed medical school, residency, and fellowship at the University of Washington and is Clinical Associate Professor at both the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.   In 2021, Dr. Bundy was honored with the Washington State Medical Association President’s Unsung Hero Award for extraordinary service to the profession to make Washington state the best place to practice medicine and receive care.

Sheldon Cooper

Executive Director

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Sheldon Cooper

Executive Director

Mr. Cooper was appointed Executive Director by the WPHP Board of Directors in March 2015. He is responsible for WPHP’s administrative and financial policy and operations and, in collaboration with the Executive Medical Director, ensuring the overall fulfillment of WPHP’s Mission. From 1999 to 2014 Mr. Cooper led Homestead Community Land Trust’s efforts to provide permanently affordable homes in King County. During that time he grew the organization to become the largest of its kind in Washington State. He brings over two decades of experience advancing social causes as a founder, executive director, board chair, and a board member of a variety of organizations.

Laura Moss, MD

Associate Medical Director

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Laura Moss, MD

Associate Medical Director

Dr. Moss joined WPHP in 2016 after working for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation as the Medical Director and the Director of the Health Care Professionals Program at the Oregon Springbrook site. She was previously the director and psychiatrist for the Women’s Trauma and Recovery Center at the Seattle Veterans Administration Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.  Dr. Moss received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Washington State University and her M.D. from the University of Washington. She completed psychiatry residency training at the University of Washington and an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at the Seattle VA Hospital. She has board certification in both General and Addiction Psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Dr. Moss assists the WPHP behavioral health team in the assessment and monitoring of health care providers with psychiatric, substance use, co-occurring and behavioral disorders. She also participates in WPHP community outreach, advocacy and educational activities.

Courtney Strong, LMHC, SUDP

Substance Use Disorder Clinical Director

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Courtney Strong, LMHC, SUDP

Substance Use Disorder Clinical Director

Ms. Strong joined WPHP in 2020. As Clinical Director of the Substance Use Disorder team, Ms. Strong provides oversight to the professional development of Clinical Coordinators and Facilitators working with Substance Use Disorder monitoring participants.  Ms. Strong is regularly working to strengthen partnerships with evaluator and treatment facilities, along with stakeholders, working with other clinical leadership to ensure the organization maintains WPHP’s commitment to accountability, consistency, and excellence.  She has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Substance Use Disorder Professional who has been working in the behavioral health field for over ten years. Most recently, Ms. Strong served as Director of Edgewood Health Network Seattle. Ms. Strong applies principles of system redesign, organizational health and relationship building to promote the shared goals of our staff, participants and community stakeholders.

Sachi Adamson

Controller

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Sachi Adamson

Controller

Sachi joined WPHP in September 2017. She is the Senior Accountant and is responsible for managing the organization’s day to day accounting operations, and preparing and analyzing financial reports. Sachi received her BA in Accounting at Seattle University and later her Master of Science in Accounting at the University of Bothell. She is currently working towards becoming a CPA.

Liz Lococo, LMHC, SUDP

Medical and Psychiatric Clinical Director

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Liz Lococo, LMHC, SUDP

Medical and Psychiatric Clinical Director

Liz joined WPHP in September 2013 after relocating to Seattle from Florida. During her tenure at WPHP, she has served in many roles within the organization and has developed many systems to improve efficiency and accountability. In her current role as the Clinical Director for the Medical and Psychiatric team, she and her staff are responsible for the assessment and monitoring of healthcare practitioners with psychiatric, medical, and co-occurring disorders. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Florida and her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Georgia State University. She is currently licensed in Washington as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Substance Use Disorder Professional. She has been practicing in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 20 years in a variety of settings including community mental health, corrections, VA hospital, non-profit hospitals, and other community programs.

Ridley Beierschmitt, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Coordinator

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Ridley Beierschmitt, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Coordinator

Ridley Beierschmitt, MSW, LICSW joined WPHP in September 2021 as a Clinical Coordinator.  Prior to this, he worked in different settings including clinical intake at a psychiatric hospital, the special care unit at a dialysis center, as well as with community providers of state-funded social service programs.  Originally from southern Virginia, Ridley has lived in Seattle since 2008.  He received his Master’s in Social Work from the University of Washington in 2010 with a focus on healthcare-related social work practice.  He also has a certificate in Clinical Theory and Practice from Wellspring Family Services and is a supervisor for social work licensure candidates in Washington State.

Averie Brookie, CRC, LMHCA

Clinical Coordinator

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Averie Brookie, CRC, LMHCA

Clinical Coordinator

Averie joined the WPHP team in February 2022 as a Clinical Coordinator on the Medical and Psychiatric Team. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Averie’s scope of practice is in career counseling and disability advocacy. Prior to WPHP, Averie was working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for WA State’s Department of Social and Human Services. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Recreational Therapy from Clemson University. She completed her Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at Georgia State University.

Aaron Faist, MA, LMHCA, SUDP

Clinical Coordinator

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Aaron Faist, MA, LMHCA, SUDP

Clinical Coordinator

Aaron Faist joined WPHP in 2018.  Prior to accepting the Clinical Coordinator position, Aaron had been in private practice as a mental health counselor in Portland, Oregon. He had previously spent several years as a counselor at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Oregon inpatient treatment site Springbrook. As one of the Clinical Coordinators at WPHP he works with the team to provide case management services including initial assessment, referrals, monitoring compliance, and ongoing clinical relations with participants, and those involved in their care. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate and has been certified as an addiction counselor since 2010. He received his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Lenni Shea, MA, SUDP, LMHCA

Clinical Coordinator

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Lenni Shea, MA, SUDP, LMHCA

Clinical Coordinator

Lenni Shea joined WPHP in April 2020 as a Clinical Coordinator on the Substance Use Disorder Team. As one of the clinical coordinators at WPHP they work with the team to provide case management services including referrals, initial assessment, monitoring, coordination with stakeholders and employers, and coordination of care with outside providers. Lenni’s primary focus is the intake process, working to bring referred individuals into the WPHP program. Prior to joining WPHP, Lenni was working as a clinical supervisor at Therapeutic Health Services in Seattle; their experience also includes intensive outpatient and outpatient substance use disorder evaluation and treatment at Edgewood Behavioral Health and Eastside Center for Family. Lenni holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in social sciences with a primary emphasis on psychology, a certification from Bellevue College in drug and alcohol counseling, and a master’s degree from Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies in addiction counseling; integrated recovery for co-occurring disorders. They are a licensed substance use disorder professional (SUDP) and a licensed mental health counselor associate (LMHCA).

Erika Voris, MA, MHP, SUDP

Clinical Coordinator

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Erika Voris, MA, MHP, SUDP

Clinical Coordinator

Ms. Voris joined WPHP in February 2022 as a Clinical Coordinator on the Substance Use Disorder Team. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Cultural Studies from The Evergreen State College and her master’s degree in Psychology from Boston University. Ms. Voris is a Substance Use Disorder Professional and Mental Health Professional  who has been working in the behavioral health field for over twenty years. Previous positions include providing substance use disorder and co-occurring condition counseling in residential and outpatient settings as well as serving as program coordinator and clinical services director during her career. Ms. Voris is trained in a variety of therapeutic interventions, such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and was a trainer and group leader for the evidence-based intervention Seeking Safety for individuals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders.

Nadine Rosete

Administrative Manager

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Nadine Rosete

Administrative Manager

Nadine joined WPHP in July 2016. She is responsible for day-to-day office administration, vendor management, and organization systems development. Nadine grew up living in various South-East Asian countries before moving to Seattle. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Washington and has held administrative positions in non-profit organizations.

Gia Go

Quality and Compliance Coordinator

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Gia Go

Quality and Compliance Coordinator

Gia joined WPHP in April 2019. She is responsible for front-desk coordination, program development support, marketing support, and public relations. Originally from New York, Gia moved to the Greater Seattle Area at a young age and finished her schooling here. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Medical Anthropology from the University of Washington. Gia previously worked at the University of Washington in First Year Programs with Student Advising and Orientation working with event logistics and operational support. She also worked with UW Housing and Food Services in Student Residential Life through supporting students in community development and academic wellness.

Rebecca Villarreal

Administrative Assistant

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Rebecca Villarreal

Administrative Assistant

Rebecca joined WPHP in June 2022. She is responsible for providing day to day administrative support to program staff as well as serving as the assistant to Dr. Bundy. Originally from Texas, Rebecca has held various administrative roles prior to accepting the position at WPHP.

Jenny Hong

Quality and Compliance Assistant

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Jenny Hong

Quality and Compliance Assistant

Jenny joined WPHP in July 2022. She is from Seoul, Korea and completed high school in a study abroad program in Canada. She then moved to Seattle and received her bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics at the University of Washington. She previously held a medical record management position. Her passion and interests are on developing and improving patient care quality by effectively managing and analyzing PHI data. She is responsible for assisting the Quality and Compliance and Clinical teams by participating in reception/front-desk coverage, as well as further development of the Quality and Compliance program which informs and impacts multiple internal and external stakeholders.