Director of Substance Use Disorder Services
Prior to working in Substance Use Disorder counseling, Ryan pastored several churches in Tennessee and Oregon. He discovered his passion for counseling while volunteering with a street ministry, and has worked at ABHC since December 2013.
Kiah Shigeta-Koizumi, BS, SUDPT
Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University; Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee, Bellevue College
After graduating from Oregon State University, Kiah joined the non-profit sector and worked closely with the Nevada Legislature to develop anti-sex trafficking bills. She spent time traveling across the country and pursuing art after moving out of Nevada before settling in Washington. Kiah developed an interest in substance use and addiction after interning at The Center for Rape and Domestic Violence and working with families who were affected by substances.
Suzette Harvey, BS, SUDPT
Started at ABHC in 2021
Suzette holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska, a substance use disorder certificate from Edmonds College and a chemical dependency professional trainee certification. Her excellent leadership and mentoring skills led to her desire to help and support people facing issues with addiction. She began her career in SUD in a detoxification facility working directly with individuals starting their road to recovery. Suzette specializes in chemical dependency and substance use disorder treatment.
Susan Rubens LMHC SUDP
Location: North Seattle
Susan is a Masters level clinician, dually licensed in both Mental Health and Chemical Dependency. Over the last 14 years she has worked with homeless youth and young adults living in Transitional Housing, with teens in Intensive Outpatient Treatment, and with women in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment. Susan has lived in both South Africa and Australia and has a background in theater and dance. Susan is delighted to have joined the North Seattle team at ABHC in October 2015.
Eric Velez, BS, SUDPT
Location: North Seattle
Started at ABHC in 2021
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and addiction studies certification from Edmonds College. His clinical service has been dedicated to working in substance abuse co-occurring inpatient clinics with a focus on destigmatizing substance abuse and mental health disorders by approaching those afflicted with care and understanding. Eric is actively working through Social and Human Service (SHS) affinity groups to educate people on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their role in creating physical and mental health issues.
Janna Johnson, SUDP
Prior to becoming a CDP, Janna worked in management in the casino gaming business for over 20 years. This provided her with a wealth of experience in working with people in active addiction, counseling them through gambling problems, and assisting in finding treatment and ways to reduce gambling debt. She has a strong desire to continue this work by counseling people with alcohol, drug and other addictions. Janna has been working at ABHC for over three years and is a fully credentialed CDP and approved supervisor for trainees. She is a mother of two adult children and whose hobbies include reading, cooking and marathon running. She is part of the Tacoma running community and has ran over 30 full marathons, including the Boston Marathon in the last four years.
Shawna Mokler, MA, SUDP
BA from University of Washington, major in Sociology, minor in Criminal Justice
MA from Eastern Washington University, Masters in Addiction Studies
Shawna is new to being a CDP but not new to the field of addiction. She went back to school to get her Masters in Addiction Studies as a way to give back to the addicts who still suffer from the disease. She has seen first hand what the disease can do to a person and their families and the daily work that recovery takes. Her hobbies include anything having to do with her dog Denali, hiking, camping or being outdoors. She is always up for a good adventure!
Becky Price, BA, SUDP
Lead Chemical Dependency Professional
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology-Seattle Pacific University, Chemical Dependency Professional-Bellevue College, Pursuing Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling-Northwest University
Becky has been in the substance abuse counseling field since 2016 but has prior experience with the field working with at risk youth at a homeless shelter. Becky got her passion for this work as an undergraduate studying psychology. Her therapy preferences are cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Becky will be continuing her education in the fall to enter the mental health realm to be a more well-rounded chemical dependency clinician.
John Maulding, MA, SUDPT
Master’s degree in Addiction Counseling and Prevention, University of South Dakota. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, Central Washington University. John is in his second year of substance use disorder counseling after spending five years of providing counseling informally in a faith-based recovery program. He has worked extensively with people experiencing homelessness and personality disorders. John studied America’s opioid crisis through Harvard University and considers the crisis an area of intense interest.