Offering Hope for the Holiday
The Wendt Center is offering two special events in December.


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Living with Loss During the Holiday


With nationally recognized expertise, the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing is a premier resource for restoring hope and healthy functioning to adults, teens and children who are coping with grief, loss and trauma in the Greater Washington region.

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Hear Our Voices

Changing Lives

You can hear more from our supporters, clients, staff, and leadership in our Minute Monologues.
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Thank you for joining us for our 43rd Anniversary Gala.

Thank you to everyone who supported and joined us for our 43rd Anniversary Gala on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  See you next year!

In the News

Voices of Now 2019

The Wendt Center is incredibly excited to share with you that 2019 will be the 7th year of collaboration between the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing and Arena Stage for the Voices of Now Program. We are accepting applications now for this year’s teen grief ensemble! Applicants must be 13-18 years old and have… read more»

Thoughts from a Therapist

Vicarious Trauma by Tess Bolder, LICSW   Natural disasters. Shootings. Border separations. How do you cope when mass media makes images and stories of trauma and grief inescapable? Media coverage is saturated with stories of violence, destruction, and loss. While the media can help educate and inform, it can also cause something called vicarious trauma.… read more»

Wendt Center Interviews Aline Martinez

If you’ve been to the Wendt Center’s NW office recently, you may have noticed our art installation piece, Mourning Morning, by local artist, Aline Martinez. The piece offers a variety of textures from ceramic “columns” to birds cut from delicate tissue paper and suspended with string. Aline was also a client of the Wendt Center.… read more»