Meet the Haven Team
Haven's Administrative Team
Jimena Escurra, LCPC
Crisis Intervention Manager
Kate Versage, MA
IYIP Program Manager and Fundraising Coordinator
Haven's Clinical Team
Joan Madsen, LCPC
As a clinical counselor and outreach educator, Joan provides individual, family and group counseling and community mental health support by assisting clients to reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, and trauma to improve relationships, and increase life potential and satisfaction.
Haven's Illniois Youth Investment Program (IYIP) Team
Outreach Coordinator and
IYIP Case Manager
Te’Ericka received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Chicago State University. Her clinical interests include the use of person-centered, strength-based intervention techniques to provide support to youth and their families that are experiencing hardships and adverse traumas. Te’Ericka uses active listening and empathy to build meaningful relationships with clients and assist them in addressing challenges and achieving goals. Additionally, Te’Ericka previously supervised an emergency Domestic Violence Shelter in the heart of Chicago, working with women and children exposed to complex, intentional trauma. She is a certified sexual assault and domestic violence crisis interventionist.
Te’Ericka advocates for raising awareness about gender-based violence and human capital inequalities. She believes that all people are resilient, and have the internal ability change their life trajectory by maintaining power and control over their life narrative through both individual and collaborative efforts.