OCD Washington is an official Affiliate of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) serving the greater Seattle area and state of Washington!
OCD Washington Board Member Bios:
Shereen Morse, MD, MPH is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Washington (UW). Through UW she is involved in supervising and mentoring physicians-in-training. She also holds an active faculty position with Swedish Medical Centers. She has private clinical practice where she specializes in OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders.
Shereen is a co-founder and the acting President of OCD Washington. She is a fan of improvisational theater, gardening, and just about anything related to Harry Potter.
Kate Reeves, M.A., LMFT is the current Vice President of OCD Washington. Her work as a marriage and family therapist in Bellevue, WA focuses on OCD and anxiety treatment. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University Seattle.
In the interest of full disclosure, she is required to share that she is a brony, Whovian, and Browncoat.
Stacey Nagle, M.A., LMHC is the current Treasurer of OCD Washington. Her work as a mental health counselor focuses on OCD and anxiety treatment as well as specializing in serving the LGBTQ+ community. After-hours you can find her buried in video games and everything Star Wars, or rockin’-it as an electronic music producer.
Emily Cosgrove, Assistant Treasurer of OCD Washington:
- Loves coffee, films, peanut butter, spreadsheets, fictional-friends, cats, and the great indoors;
- Hates vegetables, temperatures above 70 degrees, comic sans, shoe laces, Dr. Seuss, clutter, and sleep;
- Obsesses over whales, weaponry, skin, numbers, truth, the history of objects, and food; and
- Compulsively collects, counts, blinks, taps, fidgets, clamps jaw, and shakes head.
John del Rossi proudly serves as the Secretary for OCD Washington. John is a native of Miami, Florida and a recent transplant turned permanent fixture to Seattle. John is an attorney by trade, having graduated from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. John currently serves as the Director of Business Development for the Americas and Caribbean Division of a family office based in Zurich, Switzerland.
John is an avid outdoorsman/nature nerd, loves fishing, boxing, traveling, reading, and, above all else, ensuring that he pushes his comfort zone on a daily basis.
Ann Paradiso is a board member at large and is an interaction designer and principal design manager in the tech industry working on new interaction paradigms in assistive technology for people with severe speech, motor, and visual impairment. She is also passionate about the field of positive computing as well as designing user-centred, technology-based innovations to augment clinical treatment of anxiety spectrum and other mental health-related disorders.
Erjing Cui, M.A., LMHCA is our Seattle Advocate and is currently a children and family therapist at Asian Counseling and Referral Services. She received her clinical training from OCD Institute at McLean Hospital, the Psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School from Boston. She also worked at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute. Erjing is passionate about serving the OCD, trauma and the Asian American population.
Andy Nguyen is the Membership Outreach Coordinator of OCD Washington. He graduated from UW with a B.S. in Neurobiology and will be attending the UW School of Medicine in the Fall of 2018. Andy is passionate about neurology, psychiatry, and hospice/palliative care. In his free time, he enjoys snowboarding, playing tennis, attending concerts, and spending time with his family and dogs.
Sachin Girdhar is the Tech Lead of OCD Washington. He works as software designer in tech industry. He is passionate about helping people with OCD by spreading its awareness through story telling and self help videos. His goal is to remove OCD misconceptions from world especially in developing countries where it is often misunderstood. In his free time, he enjoys ice skating, hiking, traveling to new places and spending time with friends and family.