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Evie earned her Bachelor's in Social Welfare from the University of Washington, and spent time before graduate school working at an LGBTQIA+ health center in Boston with the HIV+ community. She earned her Master's in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago, and continued her career working with the LGBTQIA+ community as a mental health therapist. Evie has spent her social work career working with people who have experienced trauma - both individual and systemic - and is committed to addressing the impacts of trauma on individuals and communities.
When she's not at work, Evie can be found biking around the city, jumping into Lake Washington, running through Interlaken Park, searching for new vegetarian recipes, and scavenging flowers to make art with.
Katrina comes to DHR from Jail Health Services where she has been serving as a Court Clinician for the Therapeutic Alternative Courts. She is passionate about supporting an inclusive workforce and is an advocate for social justice. Prior to her time as a Court Clinician, she has worked for non-profit behavioral health agencies, juvenile detention programs and led psycho-education groups for private practice providers. She has her master’s degree in clinical Mental Health and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Raised in Colorado, Katrina is an avid outdoor enthusiast. In her spare time, you can find her backpacking, skiing, rock climbing, and exploring all that the PNW has to offer. After spending the last five years in Washington she is looking forward to her continued explorations.
Tee graduated from Seattle University with a Masters in Social Work and entered the non-profit sector while working to become a fully licensed social worker. As a clinician, Tee has found joy in joining with others on their journeys of healing and self-discovery. Through this experience, Tee has learned the importance of balancing caring for self and family while also showing up in an intentional way to disrupt the unjust system we live in.
In their off time, Tee enjoys spending time with family, getting lost in a good book, playing VR, and catching up with friends.
Miguel Messina, PsyD., LMHC, SUDP, EAP Program Manager
Dr. Messina brings over 20 years of professional experience in the treatment of chemical dependency and behavioral health. His expertise includes the clinical, educational, and leadership areas. Dr. Messina has experience providing services in different modalities as well as different populations. He demonstrates a passion for working with culturally diverse populations, including those whose primary language is Spanish. Dr. Messina promotes a holistic approach to treatment.
His academic interest lies in understanding how leadership plays a role in integrating healthcare systems, particularly in chemical dependency, behavioral and physical health challenges, and the study of organizational trauma. Recreationally, Dr. Messina enjoys the company of his wife, family, and friends. In addition, he is a music enthusiast and enjoys playing acoustic guitars and live concerts. He also appreciates the outdoors and prefers spending quality time enjoying nature and natural history.
Penelope is a case management software that helps EAP providers increase efficiency and improve communication. It is often referenced by name and is useful for new clients to the EAP program. If you come across an issue filing out an online form through Penelope, contact the EAP provider who sent you the form for assistance.
For support or information, please call the King County Employee Assistance Program at 206-263-8733 or email HRDEAP@kingcounty.gov.