Ruby Takushi, Ph.D.

Director of Programs

Ruby Takushi, Ph.D., co-founded Recovery Café with Killian Noe and serves as Director of Programs for Recovery Café.  Prior to arriving in Seattle, she served on the faculty of Howard University from 1992 to 1996 during which time she also worked as a staff psychologist at the DC General Hospital Methadone Clinic for women.  She is deeply committed to supporting the growth of accessible, high-quality, long-term recovery support in the community.