Theresa is a marketing and communications professional with a specialization in fundraising and development. She has successfully designed and implemented fundraising campaigns for national and local non-profit organizations, as well as local schools and churches. Theresa is currently working to gain master certification in fundraising management through the Lily Foundation at Indiana University. She lives in Arlington with her three teenagers.
Deputy Executive Director
Suman Kapur Green, MS is a mom of two who experienced postpartum depression and anxiety after both births. From 2012 – 2017, she was PSVa’s Executive Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator, managing the day-to-day functions, including managing the training logistics and providing overall support to volunteers and Board members. Suman returns to PSVa as the Deputy Executive Director, overseeing Communications and Volunteers and supporting the Executive Director. She is also the Owner/President of Well Balanced Solutions, providing management consulting services including virtual business management, strategic planning and organizational communication and conflict management consulting services. Prior to having children, Suman earned her Master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and was a Mediator. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children.
Director of Coalitions & Woodbridge Coordinator
Lydia is a mom of 3 who experienced postpartum depression after her third pregnancy. She was able to find help at the Arlington PSVa support group; after she recovered, Lydia wanted to help new mothers in Prince William County find help and resources in their community. An Arlington native, Lydia is a small business owner who lives in Woodbridge with her family.
Danielle Cauley, LPC
Danielle is both a PMAD survivor and a licensed professional counselor specializing in women’s reproductive mental health. Danielle also has several years of experience as a substance use counselor. She lives in Williamsburg with her husband, daughter and son.
Sultana Karim, MA, LCPC, LPC, CCTP
Manager, Professional Resources
Sultana is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and Maryland, and a certified clinical trauma professional. She has years of experience providing counseling to children, adolescents, adults, and families for a variety of emotional and behavioral issues, with specialization in treating survivors of sexual and domestic violence. She experienced PMADs during pregnancy and after the birth of her daughter, but was able to find help at the Woodbridge support group. After she recovered, she decided to give back as support group leader. Sultana currently lives in Woodbridge, VA with her family.
Shannon Magill Farruk
Loudon County Coalition Coordinator
Shannon Magill Farruk is a survivor of postpartum depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder, which she suffered from after the birth of her daughter in 2012. This experience led to her commitment to help other moms and raise awareness about maternal mental health.
Shannon earned her J.D. from the University of Minnesota and practiced law in Washington, D.C. for nearly 12 years before joining Postpartum Support Virginia. She currently lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and daughter.
Director of Communications
Karin’s public relations resume includes over 13 years of industry experience including strategy, content development, website redesign, intra-and inter-communication outreach and social media creation/management. She experienced postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of her second son. When she’s not keeping her two SUPER energetic Marvel and LEGO loving sons alive, you can probably find her binge-watching BRAVO, picking LEGOS out of her foot, or loudly cheering for her Green Bay Packers with her husband in Burke, Va.
Kristen Miller, BA, CCCE
Kristen is a childbirth educator, teaching prenatal classes at a local non-profit hospital. Kristen, who received a degree in psychology from Christopher Newport University, experienced postpartum depression after her second son was born. Kristen is also passionate about helping mothers reach their personal breastfeeding goals and will take the IBCLC exam in 2020. She lives in Carrollton with her husband and 4 (homeschooled) boys.
Mandolin Restivo, MA
Director of Support & Development
Diane is PSVa’s Charlottesville Coordinator. Check back soon for more details!
Mara Watts M.A., M. Ed.
Director of Outreach and Education
Mara has advanced degrees from the University of Colorado and George Mason University and is currently a Resident in Counseling in Fairfax. After her own struggle with postpartum anxiety and depression she felt that helping other women through postpartum challenges was her calling. Mara is leading PSVa’s effort to educate maternal-child healthcare providers in Northern Virginia and throughout the state. She is PSVa’s liaison to the INOVA Health System. Mara and her family live in Fairfax.