Psychiatric Rehabilitation Staff Bios

David Adashek, BA

 

Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
St. Mary’s College of Maryland: Bachelor’s in Psychology, minor in Neuroscience

Hometown:
Lutherville, MD

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Favorite Food: sushi!
Fun Factoid: 
I love rock climbing and swing dancing.

Mileyni Alvarenga, MS
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
McDaniel College: Master’s

Hometown:
Silver Spring, MD

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Favorite food: pupusas!

Syreeta Bailey-Wilson
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Tynisha Bell, BS
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Salisbury University: Bachelor’s

Hometown:
Easton, MD

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Favorite Food: bacon cheeseburger with ranch.
Favorite Quote: “Life’s too short to be anything less than happy.” – Abhishek Shukla
Fun Factoid: I love to be different than everyone else.

Katherine Buitrago, BS
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Aide

School:
Morgan State University: Bachelor’s in Psychology

Hometown:
Germantown, MD

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Fun Factoid: I could eat a chicken caesar salad for the rest of my life. 24hrs a day!
Favorite Quote: “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising everytime we fall.” – Confucious

Allison Cummings, BA
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Fisher College of Boston: Bachelor’s

Hometown:
Rochester, NH

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Favorite Food: 
anything pasta!
Fun Factoid: 
I’m a huge reader.

Morgan DeLeo, BS
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Bachelor’s of Science in Child Development and Family Studies

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

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I’ve been scuba diving since I was eight years old.

Miranda DeMers
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Aide

School:
University of Maryland College Park: Bachelor’s in Psychology

Hometown:
Pasadena, MD

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Favorite Food: watermelon.
Fun Factoid: I own four fish tanks (two salt and two freshwater). My favorite fish are my jellyfish and puffer fish.

Allison Doran
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Aide

Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH

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Fun Factoid: I have three dogs (Lila, Logan, and Daisy), three cats (Mia, Luna, and Honeydew), a tortoise (Gatsby), and two telescope goldfish (Bill and Ted).
Favorite Quote: “Be the person your dog thinks you are.”

Julia Ferris, BS
Assistant Manager, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

School:
Towson University: Bachelor’s in Family Studies

Hometown:
Silver Spring, MD

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Fun Factoid: I once had to sing on stage at a concert with my husband in front of 20,000 people. I also have four huskies that I love!
Favorite Quote: “A light heart lives long.”
Favorite Food: watermelon.

 

Courtney Ford, BA
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Towson University: Bachelor’s in Family and Human Services

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

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Favorite Quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

 

Kali Gill
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Sarah Gray, BA
Program Specialist

School:
University of Baltimore: Bachelor’s in Psychology

Hometown:
Kent Island, MD

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Favorite Food: anything Italian.
Fun Factoid: I love all things owls!
Favorite Quote: “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”

Jada Jeffers
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Bowie State University: Bachelor’s 

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

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Favorite Quote:
“Find a way or finesse one.” – Hannibal

Rachael Jenkins, BS
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Towson University: Bachelor’s in Community Health Science

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

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Favorite Quote:
“A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset.” – Unknown

Candyce Jeter
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Kanesha Johnson
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Emily Krupa, BS
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Pennsylvania State University: Bachelor’s in Biobehavioral Health, minor in Psychology

Hometown:
Johnstown, PA

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Fun Food: sushi.

Matthew Levis
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Salisbury University: Bachelor’s in Social Work

Hometown:
Harford County, MD

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Favorite Food: any kind of pizza.

Sarah Marionneaux
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Bria McCoy
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Natasha McGee, BA
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
University of Maryland College Park: Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice

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Fun Factoid: I love cooking Italian and Southern cuisine.

Tara McGrath

 

Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
James Madison University: Bachelor’s in Social Work
Pursuing Master’s of Social Work at Walden University

Hometown:
Westminster, MD

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Favorite Food: Anything pasta, sushi, and ice cream.
Fun Factoid: I am obsessed with elephants.
Favorite Quote: “Be wild. Be stupid. Be silly. Be weird. Because life is too short to be anything but happy.” – Unknown

 

Miranda Merchant, BS

 

Day Program Coordinator

School:
Towson University: Bachelor’s in Psychology
Currently pursuing Master’s in Social Work

Hometown:
Odenton, MD

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Fun Factoid: I am a self-proclaimed, certified book worm.
Favorite Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss

Rebecca Reed
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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Taylor Ridgely
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County: Bachelor’s in Psychology

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

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Favorite Food: pizza.
Fun Factoid: I love all things Disney!

Krista Schline, BA
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Aide

School:
Hood College: Bachelor’s in Psychology, minor in Gerontology

Hometown:
Pasadena, MD

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Favorite food: extra spicy hot wings.
Fun Factoid: I am obsessed with all things organization: planners, colorful pens – you name it! Also, cactuses are my favorite plant.
Favorite Quote: “You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” – Alice in Wonderland

Kamryn Scott, BA
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Aide

School:
Goucher College

Hometown:
Norfolk, VA

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Fun Factoid: When I was in college, I used to direct an acapella group, and I have a five octave range!

Brittany Soeun
Mental Health Care Coordinator

School:
Virginia Commonwealth University: Bachelor’s in Social Work

Hometown:
Mineral, VA

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Favorite Food: 
Chipotle is my all time favorite food. Chipotle = life.
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my partner and I used to own a farm (goats, pigs, chickens, cows) while still in Virginia. 
Favorite Quote:
 “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr. Seuss.

Meaghan Woods
Mental Health Care Coordinator

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