We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way.
Name: Cecilia Ponce, LSCSW
Department: Behavioral Health
Title: Behavioral Health Clinician
Primary work location: Olathe
How long have you worked at HPC?
1 year and 10 months.
How did you get into your field of work?
I was introduced to social work when I was volunteering with Dominican Volunteers International in Santiago, Chile.
Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?
Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” – Pema Chodron
What values are important to you?
Family, community, integrity, honesty, and service.
What is something about you that would surprise people?
I love to dance.
What is on your “bucket” list?
Skydiving in or near the Swiss Alps.
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite movie?
“What Dreams May Come”
What is your favorite hobby?
Are you an animal lover? If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?
Yes-2 dogs, Henry and Lulu.