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  • Help for families struggling with grief


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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Changing Lives

You can hear more from our supporters, clients, staff, and leadership in our Minute Monologues.
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Camp Forget Me Not/Camp Erin DC 2019 will take place June 28-30, 2019.

Camper applications are available now.

UPDATE: The volunteer application is now closed. We are honored to have received so many volunteer applications for Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin DC. Thank you for your interest and please check back in March for the Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin 2020 volunteer application.

In the News

Thoughts from a Therapist: Find Your Ground

3 Exercises to Help You Be More Present in Your Life By Ivonne Miranda, LPC I am one of several therapists at the Wendt Center trained in body-oriented psychotherapy, and I wanted to share three simple exercises you can do at home by yourself to tune into your body and hopefully release some negative emotional… read more»

You are invited to Voices of Now 2019: Missing Link

and present: Voices of Now 2019: Missing Link   You are invited. Register now. Voices of Now: Missing Link For the 7th year, the Wendt Center and Arena Stage are collaborating for the Voices of Now program. This year’s show, “Missing Link,” will be performed by the Wendt Center teen grief ensemble and is based on… read more»

The bad news: Giving and receiving a terminal diagnosis

By Rick Massimo Full Article Here. Wendt Center Grief and Trauma Psychotherapist, Mick Neustadt, was interviewed for this article from WTOP, originally published February 28, 2019. The social worker Mick Neustadt, a licensed social worker at the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, in D.C., works with patients who have received a terminal diagnosis, as well… read more»