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  • Help for children impacted by trauma and grief
  • Help for families struggling with grief
  • Grief and Trauma Counseling
  • Crises Response

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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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In the News

Statement of Concern: The Traumatic Separation of Children From Their Parents

We at the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing are deeply concerned for the toddlers, children, adolescents, and their parents who have been traumatically separated at our border with Mexico. As clinical professionals with extensive first-hand experience in the treatment of traumatized children and adults, we join our voices with those expressing alarm. Many experts… read more»

Mental Health Recognized as Priority in DC Schools

School-Based Mental Health Services Receive Ceremonial Resolution from DC State Board of Education   WASHINGTON, DC – April 18, 2018 – The DC State Board of Education (SBOE) recognized the Resilient Scholars Project (RSP), a program of the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, with a ceremonial resolution. This honor represents DC SBOE’s conviction that… read more»

Path to Recovery: Dismantling Trauma with Michelle Palmer

We are so thankful to Muslim Nannies for this great interview with Wendt Ceneter Executive Director, Michelle Palmer. Path to Recovery: Dismantling Trauma with Michelle Palmer from Wendt Center for Loss and Healing. Posted by Muslim Nannies on Wednesday, March 7, 2018