The Admin Team
Nubia Padilla –Executive Director
Nubia Padilla graduated with M.A in Psychology Organization Development at Sonoma State University and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in the National University in Colombia. S.A. For the last 19 years, she has been working with Community Service Programs, Community Engagement and Education Programs in Sonoma County. Her work has included community service programs for diverse populations, in different capacities, including starting programs for persons with disabilities, state-wide programs, family and children programs, and educational programs. She worked with Organizations such as California Institute on Human Services- Sonoma State University, Becoming Independent, Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County, and North Bay Regional Center among others. Nubia is bilingual and bicultural, and she has been using these skills to work with programs, projects and initiatives that serve the Latinx community. Nubia immigrated from Colombia to Sonoma County more than 20 years ago where she still living with her husband and their two children.
Cecilia Perez, M.S., LMFT -Clinical Director & Supervisor
Brief Bio coming soon
Christina Zapata, LCSW, CDEP -Project Manager/Counselor
Christina is a licensed social worker carrying out program and clinical duties at Humanidad. She is EMDR certified, a therapeutic intervention used to relieve psychological stress and is the program manager for the Community Convivencia & Group Convivencia research project. Christina’s experience prior to clinical training includes organized labor, migrant education, and advocacy for policy change.
Patty Castro -Office Assistant
Patty Castro is originally from Mexico, has more than 10 years of experience in HR and Administrative positions, has a BS degree in Workforce Psychology, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. She is also into creativity, arts and design.
Bianca Aviña, AMFT -Associate & Staff Member
Bianca Avina is a bilingual, bicultural, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, graduated with her Masters in counseling psychology from the University of San Francisco. Bianca works with individual clients of all ages including adults, adolescents, and children; as well as with couples and families. Bianca has facilitated girls circle and boys council groups, helps as a facilitator for our Convivencias, and has conducted lectures in the community.
All of our MFT/Intern Trainees’ bios will be posted soon.