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Renee Venderstelt, LGPAT
Renne Venderstelt Brings Art Therapy to the Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative Community to Improve Teen Mental Health Care
— Lenny Wenderstelt
TOWSON, Md., USA, Jan. 15, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Building on the success of its traditional counseling program and Nature Informed Therapy, Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) Adds Integrative Arts Therapy to Help Clients Relieve Anxiety and grief can be managed. & loss, trauma, and other mental health changes. CMHC uses art therapy to enrich the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative processing, applied psychological theory, and human experience in psychotherapeutic relationships.
This new service will be led by Renee Vanderstelt, a certified art therapist who recently joined CMHC. CMHC Clinical His Director Shannon Wilson said: “Her empathy, great knowledge of the artistic media, and her unique ability to understand non-verbal responses during art therapy sessions greatly enhance our ability to help improve mental health. increase.”
Many people, especially young people and teens today, have difficulty verbalizing their feelings during therapy sessions.Renee welcomes non-verbal responses in therapy with people of all ages. and you don’t have to talk about the problem to hear and validate them. Artmaking as a therapy is valued as a complex and effective healing process. “In therapy, it doesn’t matter if the art is good enough. It’s about the discoveries that come through the creative process of artmaking. Or it often reveals closed areas, areas that the language centers of the brain do not have access to. It’s a powerful tool,” said Lenny Vanderstelt. “Art therapists are educated at the master’s level in supervised training to prepare them for diverse clients and culturally skilled work. Art therapists are trauma savvy, adhere to a code of ethics that respects the values and beliefs of their clients, and help them resolve medical or mental health issues. promotes emotional, creative and spiritual growth.”
About the Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative
Founded on the principles of clinical excellence, diversity and equal access, CMHC has provided best-in-class mental health care since 2014. Services such as therapy, psychiatric evaluation, coaching, workshops and public events. For more information about the Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative, please visit its website at www.cmhcweb.com.
About Lenny Wenderstelt
As an art therapist at CMHC, Renee also offers naturally informed art therapy. This includes using art materials as well as ethically sourced natural materials. During therapy, people are offered different settings, such as working indoors or outdoors. Renee provides empathetic support for each person and enables ethical practices around cultural identity. She has experience working with a wide range of mental health diagnoses. Her strengths include a genuine warmth and curiosity about her client’s experience. She focuses on honest dialogue while identifying and growing her strengths. Renee recognizes that her art creation is her own. Renee is pragmatic and pragmatic about creating clear treatment plans and taking practical steps to help clients move towards healthy changes in therapy.
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