CST Board and Staff

Our Staff

All clinical staff have clinical supervisors who practice trauma-informed care. Clinical interns and volunteers meet weekly with their clinical supervisors. Training is secure, ethical and professional.

CST ensures that political, economic, social and cultural rights of all genders are served, providing knowledge-based gender-sensitive assistance to all victims and comprehensive training for staff, board, and volunteers. This is an ongoing process. Additionally, all victims of torture are included for CST services, with no discrimination regarding age (children and adults) sexuality, race, color, gender, disability, language, socioeconomic status, religion, politics, rural or city. To provide effective psychological treatment to torture survivors, clinicians must maintain stable mental health. CST leadership recognizes the importance of maintaining positive mental health and wellness and preventing secondary traumatic stress. To prevent or minimize secondary stress symptoms, a weekly consultation group is facilitated for all providers. Professional development training opportunities and wellness programs are available to CST staff.

The CST Board of Directors in Feburary 2024.

Board of Directors

Marco Campos

Marco Campos

Past Chair Emeritus

Anne Dadura, LPC

Anne Dadura, LPC

Treasurer Emeritus

Anagha Gole

Anagha Gole

Secretary

Despina A. Lambros

Despina A. Lambros

Board Treasurer

Jodi Linderman

Jodi Linderman

Director

Renée O’Connor

Renée O’Connor

Director

Jeanne Stamp, LCSW, LMFT, LCDC

Jeanne Stamp, LCSW, LMFT, LCDC

Chairperson

Deon Quinn

Deon Quinn

Director

CST Key Staff

Celia VanDeGraaf, M.A.

Celia VanDeGraaf, M.A.

Executive Director

Marie Carlson, PhD

Marie Carlson, PhD

Clinical Director

Saman Akhlaque

Saman Akhlaque

Khosraw Anwari

Khosraw Anwari

Jennifer Armston

Jennifer Armston

Hakima Askary

Hakima Askary

Seema Azam

Seema Azam

Helan Balkhi

Helan Balkhi

Husnia Behrooz

Husnia Behrooz

Tamana Entezar

Tamana Entezar

Porter Glass

Porter Glass

Samanta Grimaldi

Samanta Grimaldi

Melissa Gutierrez

Melissa Gutierrez

Muska Haseeb

Muska Haseeb

Shahida Sher Khan

Shahida Sher Khan

Juli Kramer

Juli Kramer

Baw Meh

Baw Meh

Whitney McCloud

Whitney McCloud

Fariha Mohammadi

Fariha Mohammadi

Jennifer Morrison

Jennifer Morrison

Patrick O'Connor

Patrick O'Connor

Iliana Ojeda

Iliana Ojeda

Joseph Reis

Joseph Reis

Medina Serdarevic

Medina Serdarevic

RoseMary Storm

RoseMary Storm

Cynthia Tamez

Cynthia Tamez

Susan Wright

Susan Wright

Masooda Yusafzai

Masooda Yusafzai

Abdul Zarbi

Abdul Zarbi

Mackenzie Zisser

Mackenzie Zisser