About

SoulSpark’s philosophy begins with an unwavering belief in every child. Their journey towards a happy and fulfilled life is uniquely Theirs. We want to help them rise as the whole damn fire when they feel like they’ve lost their spark. We are here to provide guidance, give hope for a bright future, and be their guide through life’s windy road.

SoulSpark’s mission is to be a consistent and strong foundation for youth who have constant change in their life. Our team wants to be a part of your team, no matter where your assigned high needs child lives; or runs away too.  

Dr. Jania Davis

Chief Executive Officer
DNP

Dr. Jania Davis is a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who completed her Doctoral studies at Arizona State University. She has an unapologetic passion to give consistency and stability, foster wellness and companionship in today’s youth. Dr. Davis gives a voice to those who feel unheard, who find it difficult to communicate their needs, and feel the dysfunction, inconsistency and trauma they’re experiencing is the norm. Dr. Davis is specialized in working with human trafficking victims. The foundation of her practice philosophy is to bring to the forefront autonomous decisions, advocacy and justice with individualized and comprehensive treatment for all youth in behavioral health. 

Dawn Stepanski

Director of Operations
MHA, CBCS

Dawn Stepanski has served at the forefront of behavioral health and human service management for nearly two decades. Dawn graduated with Honors from Grand Canyon University with a Master’s in Healthcare Administration, and is a Certified Professional Biller and Coder. Throughout her career, Dawn has dedicated her work to helping organizations meet their clients’ needs by contributing the necessary administrative resources needed to provide efficient care. Her professional goal is to help build strong behavioral health organizations that can deliver high quality care to those in need so they may build strong foundations. Dawn has volunteered at Crisis Preparation and Recovery, and St. Vincent De Paul, to help expand her knowledge and serve those in need.

Karen Brewster

Director of Nursing
MSN/E.d, RN

Mrs. Karen brings over 30 years of women’s health nursing experience. She has been a labor and deliver nurse for over 30 years. She has a great passion for teaching, as a didactic Assistant Professor Karen’s Master’s in Education truly shows when she is teaching young minds. Her desire to inform about women’s health, labor and delivery, health and wellness is a gift to the SoulSpark patients and families. She also claims to have raised the “Real version of the Kardashians”. She is the mother of 5 children, 4 stepchildren and 9 grandchildren. She has a horse named Echo and loves James Taylor.

Rique Pineda

Director of Psychology
PhD, LPC

Dr. Rique Pineda, PhD in psychology and a Licensed Professional counselor (LPC). Dr. Pinedda has been in mental health and behavioral health for over 10 years. She has worked with all populations but specializes in treating a wide range of mental/ emotional and behavioral issues in children and adolescents. She enjoys working with families to assist with promoting healthy relationships and encompassing the family unit into treatment. Dr. Pineda utilizes a variety of different treatment modalities dependent upon the client and or family needs.

Soul Beliefs

Authenticity

We are real, genuine and true to one's own personality, spirit, or character. Let’s work as team to learn how to build trust, foster genuine communication, show compassion, be patient and believe in a greater good. The more we are authentic ourselves, we attract the authenticity we desire from others.

Keeping Your Head Up

Your resilience is incredible. Tupac said it best, “even when the road was hard…. and I ain’t tryin’ to gas ya up, I just call ‘m how I see em…Keep ya head up, ooh, child, things are gonna get easier. Keep ya head up, ooh, child, things'll get brighter”

Using Your Savage

We are forward thinkers, grateful for past lessons. Fabulousness and fierceness are avainoe to shine through. SpoulSpark will help you challenge that beautful Yonce in you and use your Savage as a strength while allowing the softer sides to come through too.

Being a Hypeman

A great sidekick who can make you look good doing a little jiggly behind you and increases the excitement with calls and responses, Still, all the fans are waiting for you. We will help you and your crew keep the excitement throughout your journey.

Doing it together

We will overcome. Advocate, educate and collaborate. We can’t stop, won’t stop.