IKRON Greater Seattle - Staff Members

Jennifer Jefferies

Executive Director

Jennifer Jefferies, MS, MHP, LMHC

Jennifer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She recently moved to the Pacific Northwest and joined IKRON Greater Seattle in 2018. Jennifer completed her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Loyola University Maryland and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. Jennifer has worked in a variety of behavioral health settings, including inpatient treatment and community mental health. Jennifer enjoys baking cookies in large quantities, reading thought-provoking novels, and searching out beautiful views in the Pacific Northwest.

Hannah Sherwood

Vocational Director

Hannah Roberts, BA, AAC

Hannah joined IKRON Greater Seattle in January 2017 on the Vocational team working with both adult and youth as a career specialist. Hannah has worked on multiple projects at IKRON including Youthworks, Health Homes, Foundational Community Support and now serves as the Vocational Director. Hannah is passionate about encouraging others to succeed and helping them to meet their goals. Hannah is originally from Issaquah, WA and graduated college from Seattle Pacific University in 2012. She enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, spending time with her husband and daughter and being involved in the community.

Alyssa Chamberlin

Clinical Director

Alyssa Chamberlin, MA, LMHC, MHP, CDPT

Alyssa is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee and has worked at IKRON of Greater Seattle since 2015 as a clinician and most recently the Clinical Director! She holds a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Seattle University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Washington, as well as a Chemical Dependency Certification through City University of Seattle. Alyssa is a military brat who has lived all over the US (and Puerto Rico) but landed in Seattle. Her hobbies include painting, spending time with her dog and cat, and turning her hair colors nature never intended.

Ashley Burnette

Co-Occurring Disorders Counselor

Ashley Burnette, BS, AAC, CDPT

Ashley began with IKRON last year as a practicum student, and is now employed as an Office Assistant while she finishes her internship. Ashley has a BS in psychology from Washington State University, and finishes her MaEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Seattle University this summer. She is currently working towards her Chemical Dependency Professional licensure as well. One of the best things about working with IKRON is the supportive and authentic community that surrounds us. Ashley truly feels that she gains as much as she gives to this community, and is fueled by the generosity that IKRON seems to foster.

Carrie Jambresic

Career Specialist

Carrie Jambresic, BA, AAC

Carrie joined IKRON in 2018 as a Vocational Specialist. Previously Carrie worked over ten years for local school districts coordinating immigrant families and nonnative speakers access to community resources, specifically she spent 2 years as a vocational counselor for Highline School District. She also worked for 8 years as the International Student Advisor at Seattle University where she enjoyed meeting and supporting students from all over the world. Carrie is passionate about making the world a more inclusive place especially for young people. In her free time Carrie loves spending time with her 2 sons and traveling. She loves all animals but especially enjoys the sport of dressage and jumping. Carrie has dreams of combining her love of horses and working with young people one day in a therapeutic capacity.

Cathy Burges

Co-Occurring Disorders Counselor

Cathy Burges, AAC, CDPT

Cathy happily joined IKRON as a Clinical Intern in October 2018. She works with both the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder teams at IKRON and is currently completing her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Seattle University. Cathy moved to the Seattle area from the East Coast as a child and loves enjoying the region’s natural beauty with friends and family in her free time.

Duane Hull

Career Specialist

Duane Hull, BA, AAC

Duane joined IKRON Greater Seattle as a Career Specialist in the Summer of 2018. Duane and his wife moved to the mild & rainy climate of Seattle from the hot desert of Arizona, but lived prior to that in the cold, snowy climate of Montana. He is very glad to be away from both the hot & cold.

Iris Sepe

PACT Co-occurring Disorders Clinician

Iris Sepe, BAS, CC, AAC, CDP

Iris is the PACT Co-occurring Disorders Clinician for IKRON Greater Seattle. Prior to joining the SUD team at IKRON at the beginning of 2017 Iris worked as a SUD clinician and general manager of Bridgeway Treatment Services LLC in Bellevue for the p six years. Iris is a graduate of Seattle Central College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science. Iris specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness and models her lifestyle after a Buddhist Philosophy. Iris has lived in the Pacific Northwest for the past 35 years growing up in the San Juan Islands before moving down to the city to become a Seattleite.

Kimbra Willings-Orozco

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kimbra Willings-Orozco, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Kimbra Willings-Orozco, ARNP, is one of the board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners who provide medication management services for IKRON of Greater Seattle. She joined IKRON of Greater Seattle in February 2018. She is currently working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Vanderbilt University where she previously completed her training as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and as a family nurse practitioner. Go Dores! Kimbra recently relocated to the Puget Sound. When not working, or going to school, she enjoys spending time with her husband, teenage daughter and Golden Retriever exploring all the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Krista Logue

Substance Use Disorders Clinician

Krista Logue, AAC, CDPT

Krista began working at IKRON in the Fall of 2014. After going through some major life changes, she was so thankful to be given the opportunity to work here. The ability to be able to help people from all walks of life has always been a major passion of Krista's. She feels she has been fortunate enough to take on a few different roles at IKRON, with the majority of them being able to work with individuals to help them find employment. More recently she has started doing Case Management as well as overseeing some of the operations of IKRON. Krista lives just North of Seattle with her husband, two daughters, and their rescue dog name Raynee! She enjoys reading, watching Netflix, being anywhere near the ocean, and going to Disneyland!

Lindey Ginther

Recovery Services Supervisor

  Lindey Ginther, CDP

Lindey joined the IKRON team as a Substance Use Clinician in November 2018. Lindey completed her Associates degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Chemical Dependency at Grays Harbor College. Prior to joining the IKRON team, Lindey has worked with Medication Assisted Treatment and in a Native American inpatient treatment facility as a Substance Use Clinician. Lindey was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest living in the small coastal town of South Bend, Washington until moving to the Seattle area in July 2018. Lindey loves the western WA summers and loves to be outdoors with her dog, Finley. She enjoys fishing, hiking, traveling and seeing new places.

Melissa Watson

Mental Health Counselor

Melissa Watson, MA, MHP, LMHCA

Melissa is a Mental Health Counselor and Art therapist working for IKRON since spring 2018. She earned her masters degree from Antioch University in 2017 and is nearing completion of EMDR training. Melissa is a Seattle native and enjoys art-making, yoga/meditation, dreamwork, and paddle boarding in all seasons of the Pacific Northwest.

Travis Miner

MIS/ QI Specialist

Travis Miner, BS, AAC

Travis began at IKRON Greater Seattle as a practicum student in the spring of 2015. At the time, he was working towards earning his Bachelor’s degree in Health Psychology from Bastyr University. Travis completed his degree in June 2016. At IKRON, he fulfills the role of Management Information Systems Specialist and is involved in a variety of administrative tasks. Travis is also a Certified Peer Counselor. He lives in North Seattle and enjoys making music and spending time with family.

Warren Barlow

Billing Assistant

Warren Barlow

Warren is one of our own IKRON success stories. After completing his degree in business intelligence at Bellevue College he was assisted by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and IKRON’s vocational team in revealing his skills. With the confidence gained he was able to shine and gained a permanent position at IKRON working closely with King County on billing and easing IKRON through our technical transitions.

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