Paula has been working in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse clinical Management for over 25 years. She is licensed in both mental health and Substance Dependency counseling- and currently is the Director of the Youth and Family Service programs for Kent Youth and Family services for the past year.
She earned her two Master’s degrees (M.S., and MEd.)at Portland State University, Portland Oregon.
Paula also teaches classes in the Health Sciences (ALDAC) department for Bellevue College for the past 15 years.
She is a very strong advocate for mental health and holistic care particularly for youth and their families.