Femmily is dedicated to providing harm reduction based and trauma informed mental health care in the community setting. He received his Master of Science in Nursing from Rush University in 2017 and his Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate from Eastern Kentucky University in 2022. Femmily has spent his nursing career in the community, mental health, and addiction treatment settings, working with unhoused individuals and members of the queer/LGBTQIA+ communities. He was raised in the south suburbs of Chicago and has lived in the city since 2006. He loves house music, dogs, riding his bike, and spending time in queer community.
Julene Davis is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in May of 2022. She then went on to complete a one-year residency at Howard Brown Health. She has 22 years of healthcare experience, 14 of which have been in behavioral health as a nurse. She has experience working in acute care, outpatient, and residential settings for organizations such as Franciscan St. Margaret Health and Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital. She has a passion for nursing and is committed to providing exceptional healthcare services to all. In her free time, Julene enjoys traveling, adventure, and spending time with her family.
Alison is a Licensed Social Worker. She received her master’s in social work from The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. Alison received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in psychology, with a special interest in clinical psychology, from The Ohio State University. Highlights of her clinical experiences have included facilitating Women’s and coed NA/AA groups as well as leading Mindfulness-Meditation practice in individual and group therapy. Her prior clinical-training has entailed working closely with individuals with medically and behaviorally complex conditions—notably PLWH (people living with HIV/AIDS) and populations with comorbid or co-occurring disorders.
Alison is dedicated to working with underserved populations to provide behavioral health care from a multidimensional perspective. She works with intention to acknowledge the complexities of the whole person to better equip individuals with the skills they need to work through their problems in living. Alison demonstrates an empathic understanding for others and strives to create a safe environment for individuals to share their lived experiences. During her free time, Alison enjoys making jewelry, playing with her dog, and spending times with friends.
Temitope Olutade is a board-certified psychiatry mental health nurse practitioner. She specializes in treating individuals with behavioral health disorders She has a 5-year history of working as a psychiatric nurse in a forensic treatment Center. Temi has lived in the Chicago area for the past 20 years. She completed her associates degree in Nursing from City Colleges of Chicago – Harry Truman College in 2014, and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Oak Point University in Chicago in 2016. She further pursued her Master’s Degree in Nursing at Walden University in Michigan, and graduated in 2020. Temi has excelled in different leadership capacities as a registered nurse in both private and government establishments. Her passion for the nursing profession and her commitment to providing the best possible care motivated her to transition to a nurse practitioner. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling and spending quality time with her family.
Te’Ja Jackson is a Behavioral Health Consultant who recently received her Master in Social Work at Loyola University Chicago.
Jenna Jacob is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Master's of Social Work from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2019. She has a Bachelor's of Social Work from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.
During the past four years, she has worked in integrated behavioral health providing services at Federally Qualified Health Centers. Her professional passions include behavioral interventions to improve both physical and mental health outcomes. Her previous professional experiences include working in residential and outpatient programs for OCD, eating disorders, and anxiety disorders. Jenna’s hobbies include spending time outdoors, yoga, ice skating, and reading.
Emily Staats is a Licensed Professional Counselor, she received her Masters of Education in Counseling from DePaul University in 2020. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa, majoring in Psychology. Emily worked as a school counselor for two years providing individual therapy and social emotional development in group settings. Her professional interests include child development, anxiety, depression, and equity in education. Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time reading, exploring different Chicago neighborhoods, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Andrew Wojda is a Behavioral Health Consultant and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) at PCC. He received his Master's In Social Work from Loyola University Chicago, and his Bachelor's in Social Work from Governors State University. Working in Street Medicine, he's worked with individuals living with substance use disorders and continues to work to encourage the public to understand the social pitfalls that come with this lifestyle through a trauma lens. Helping people through homelessness and the additional struggle of drug dependence has been a passion of his for most of his life and he hopes to expand his knowledge and therapeutic reach through PCC, where he can continue to focus on substance use and comorbid disorders. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys collecting and listening to music, hanging out at the Art Institute of Chicago, camping, and walking his dog.
Mary Rose Benson is a Behavioral Health Consultant at PCC. She obtained her Master's in Social Work degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2019. She completed her undergraduate education at Alma College in Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Mary Rose completed her field internship at the Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center in South West Detroit. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and family. She is fluent in Spanish.
Beata Janton is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master's of Science in Nursing from Walden University 2014, and completed the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at the University of St. Francis in 2020. Beata completed her clinical rotation at Ecker Center for Mental Health in Elgin, IL. She is fluent in Polish. Beata emigrated from Poland where she worked as a nurse midwife. In her free time, she likes to learn new things, dance, and read.