Meet the UVCares team

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UVCares Behavioral Health Organization

Meet the hardworking team that makes UVCares a possibility. Browse by group:

Rebekah Subido, EMBA Board President & Executive Director

A Pacific Northwest native, Ms. Subido envelops the value that everyone deserves to have access to mental health and substance use services and that mental health and physical health equally contribute toward a person’s overall well-being.

As a Superior Court Guardian ad Litem for 29 years, Ms. Subido frequently observed the need for behavioral health services and the main barriers that prevented access to services. Determined to create access to services for all, Ms. Subido founded UVCares Behavioral Health. She is passionate about people and helping those in need.

Ms. Subido holds an Executive Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Psychology degree from Washington State University.  She is also an Adjunct Professor at Washington State University with the Carson College of Business teaching both undergraduate and advanced graduate studies in all areas of business.

John Fishburne, PhD Board Vice President

Growing up in the rural community of Leavenworth, WA, Dr. Fishburne developed a keen awareness of the need for mental health services in rural communities that often, do not have access to basic services. Dr. Fishburne’s personal and professional views strongly align with the mission of UVCares and he has spent much of his career supporting rural access to mental health for everyone.

Dr. Fishburne holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology and has been in private practice for 15 years with his office located in Spokane, WA.

Fernando Hernandez, EMBA Board Director

Fernando Hernandez is vice president of the Enterprise Operations, Finance and Sustainability (EOFS) – Enterprise Services – Indirect Supply Chain organization. In this role, Fernando leads the overall strategy, contracting, daily operations of Indirect and Center of Excellence goods and services for The Boeing Company. Fernando has worked for The Boeing Company for more than 20 years, starting as an intern and continuing in numerous supply chain and operational roles in Boeing Commercial airplanes, Boeing Global Services, and Enterprise Services. Fernando is a member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).

Fernando completed his undergraduate degree from Central Washington University and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Carson School of Business and Economics at Washington State University.

Leslie Sigrah, EMBA Board Director

Leslie Sigrah is Marketing & Operations Director for GEICO Spokane Local Office, in this role; Leslie leads the overall marketing, team building, & Operations of Excellence. Leslie has owned her job and established company bars nationwide since 2019 regardless of the current economy. Leslie’s career includes many successful hospitality operations including companies where she held positions up to and including Operations Manager overseeing operations producing over $2 million a year in revenues. Leslie feels like the opportunity that has made her most proud over her many years in business is a non-profit that allowed her to operate and command Bambino Buddy Ball. This is a baseball program benefitting youth and young adults with disabilities in Spokane, WA since 2007 and has successfully and will continue to serve 60-100 families every year. 

Providers

Roksan Biktimir, PhD, LMHC, CTTS, CCISM, MBA

H Roksan Biktimir, PhD, is a licensed mental health counselor and board-certified trauma treatment specialist. She has spent over 45 years in the field of mental health in both the administrative and clinical realms. She has been an approved supervisor with the State of Washington since 2004. 

Over the years Dr. Biktimir has held a wide variety of positions including Administrative Director and Executive Director of a community mental health agency, she established a non-profit organization that managed a family support center and founded a parent training program and used bookstore among other programs sponsored by the family support center. Clinically Dr. Biktimir has worked in a 15-bed inpatient psychiatric unit while also maintaining a private practice. Currently she has a small private practice and specializes in trauma disorders. Dr. Biktimir holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology. 

Alisha Guthery, PhD, LMHC

Alisha Guthery holds a doctorate in Counseling, Education, and Supervision, is a licensed mental health counselor in Washington State, and is the Director of Advocacy and Learning at a domestic violence agency.

Dr. Guthery is a committed leader, educator, and practitioner dedicated to anti-violence and trauma healing. Her clinical practice synthesizes emerging neurobiological research with embodied healing practices. She is a passionate educator who strives to cultivate collaborative classrooms through a trauma-informed lens, and she has had the privilege of designing and facilitating courses on trauma, somatic theory, and feminist theory.

Dr. Guthery is a leader in domestic violence intervention and prevention in Washington State, and she has developed and implemented domestic violence programs for incarcerated women, youth, and adult batterers. She has presented her work nationally and internationally.

Raul Padilla, D.N., ARNP Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Padilla is a psychiatric nurse practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the New York tri-state area and currently resides in Washington state. He has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare Industry. 

Dr. Padilla specializes in mental health and has extensive experience in psychiatry. He treats the entire life continuum: children, adolescents, adults, and aging adults. 

He has treated populations in the inpatient hospital and outpatient settings, inpatient and outpatient detox and substance use rehabilitation settings, early intervention, incarceration medication-assisted treatment programs, and psychiatric emergency services. He is Board Certified in Addictions.

Erika Campbell, Ed.D, LMHC

Erika Campbell, Ed.D, MA, LMHC completed her master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University Seattle, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on adult education from Seattle University. Erika has worked in a variety of settings and focus, including inpatient psychiatry, continuing care retirement (or life-plan) communities, skilled nursing facilities, respite programs, legislative reform, and community outreach. 

Her experience of 30 years includes hospital and long-term care settings,  She brings knowledge of medical and mental health systems, veteran concerns, blended families, moving a loved one across country, explaining vital papers, anxiety around cognitive loss or depression related to pain, loss, and lack of agency. Her goal is to provide accessible, safe, non-judgmental space for an older adult to feel heard and help design healthy solutions (or a sounding board) for managing with grace, grit, and humor. 

Anna Kapesi, SUDP

As a substance use professional, my values are deeply aligned with the mission of UVCares Behavioral Health. I am dedicated to providing comprehensive care that addresses the complex needs of individuals struggling with substance use disorders. UVCares' commitment to removing barriers to access resonates with my belief in equitable treatment for all.

The emphasis on telehealth services aligns with my goal of reaching and supporting clients in diverse communities, particularly those facing geographical or logistical challenges. Additionally, UVCares Behavioral Health's focus on community outreach and education reflects my dedication to raising awareness about substance use disorders and reducing stigma. By supporting evidence-based treatment methods and recognizing the interconnectedness of physical and behavioral health, we can prioritize holistic care that empowers individuals on their journey towards recovery and well-being. Together, we strive to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by substance use, fostering environments where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Audrey Robinson, LMHCA

Audrey Robinson received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University.

In the past 15 years, she has worked in various mental health settings such as hospitals, residential treatment centers and non-profit organizations. A major focus in her clinical experiences has been with depression and anxiety management as well as helping her clients develop healthy coping skills, reduce stress and prevent mental health decline. In addition, she has been committed in dispelling the stigma and negative perception held within the culturally diverse communities regarding mental health treatment and seeking help.

Cheyenne Stefano, LMHCA

Cheyenne Stefano received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in drama therapy from Antioch University Seattle.

Over the past 8 years, she has worked in various clinical settings such as behavioral health facilities, in-patient and out-patient substance use recovery facilities and colleges.

Cheyenne has worked with various populations, and focuses on the integration of mental health counseling techniques and theories with creative modalities. She strives to help clients build applicable coping skills, build greater understanding of how trauma, depression and anxiety can impact the
body, and feel confident in clients’ ability to make safe and healthier choices.

She believes that therapy should be accessible to all, and especially who may hold diverse and marginalized identities.

Asia Thorpe Administrative Coordinator

Asia Thorpe has always had a passion for service, equality, and wellness. She spent her teenage years and early adulthood studying and volunteering in social work. Since then, she longed to be a part of a nonprofit organization that serves others. After ten years of working in customer service, she has found her fit in UVCares Behavioral Health as she appreciates being a part of a team that brings kindness, compassion, and services to those in need.

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