Who We Are

Our Team

Karita Hummer

Karita M Hummer, LCSW, BCD


Karita was a licensed clinical social worker with extensive professional experience in working on behalf of refugees and immigrants who are victims of war trauma and psycho-political torture. Karita graduated with an MSW degree from the University of Pittsburgh and had a Certificate from the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program. Karita had lectured widely on the subjects of Childhood Bereavement, Divorce, Psychological Trauma and Refugee Mental Health.

Clinical Team

Tanya Carrell
Yelena Alper
Thaying Guinn
Kristine Estrada
Kim Salas

Board of Directors

Jennifer West
Pai Venegas
Katrin Shapovalova
Michael Cheng