Meet the Team

 
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Kate Tedeschi
MA, ATR-BC, LPC

Kate is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist. Her specialties include trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life transitions, relationships, parental support as well as child & family therapy. Kate is a mother and understands the unique challenges of raising a family and parenthood. She specializes in supporting women (and their partners) through experiences around motherhood, including pregnancy, postpartum, grief and loss. Kate received her M.A. in Art Therapy from The George Washington University in 2011. Prior to founding Sage House, Kate spent several years providing care to pediatric hematology-oncology patients and their families at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC and New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell in New York City. She understands deeply the experience of living with

chronic life-threatening illness and the impact it has on individuals and families. Kate has presented at numerous local and national conferences on her work with adults and children. Throughout her professional career, she has served on numerous boards including as the President of the Washington DC Art Therapy Association (PATA). Kate provides professional supervision to those pursuing their professional counseling license (LPC) and board certification in Art Therapy. Kate is in the process of completing her Perinatal Mental Health Certification through Postpartum Support International. Kate's holistic approach combines art, play, sand tray, Internal Family Systems (IFS) and mindfulness with counseling. Clients describe Kate’s approach to therapy as genuine and warm while providing opportunities for reflection and growth.
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Lauren Campbell
MA in Art Therapy, Resident in Counseling

Lauren is an Art Therapist and Resident in Counseling pre-licensed professional, providing individual, child, adolescent, couples and family therapy. Her areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, depression, grief & loss, self-esteem issues, relational conflict, sleep disturbances, active duty military, veterans, medically fragile clients and chemical dependency. Additionally, Lauren has experience and enjoys supporting clients in the LGBTQ+ community. Lauren earned her M.A in Art Therapy from The George Washington University. She brings a creative and nurturing atmosphere to her work to allow clients to feel supported in their journey to wellness. Her trauma-focused master’s program and previous work in a variety of mental health settings have provided her with a well-rounded clinical

background, making her adaptable and able to meet clients where they are. As an art therapist, Lauren believes that all people have an innate capacity for expressing themselves creatively to explore their experiences, increase self-awareness, find new solutions, and improve overall well-being in therapy. Lauren considers the approach best-suited for each unique client’s personality and needs. As an art therapist, she believes that we all have an innate ability to create and to find healing through the art therapy process, regardless of perceived “artistic skills.” Lauren has presented at national conferences about her art therapy work. Clients have described Lauren as authentic, welcoming and creative. Lauren offers evening and weekend appointments as well as online therapy.
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Kelley Kuchinov
MA, ATR-BC

Kelley is a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist who specializes in adults, children, and adolescents. Kelley earned her M.A. in Art Therapy from Drexel University in Philadelphia and has worked for 15 years in behavioral and mental health, providing care to adults and children of all ages. Throughout her art therapy career, she has acquired training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Psychodrama and has presented at National Conferences on topics of Art Therapy and Mindfulness. She is passionate about women’s issues and conducts community workshops focused on Prenatal/Perinatal/Postnatal Anxiety and Depression, Traumatic Labor Experiences, Infertility, and Miscarriage/Infant Loss. Processing these issues allows women to improve

their quality of life and find relief from emotional suffering. Kelley also specializes in working with teens and children as young as three years old. She partners collaboratively with parents to provide support and coaching, as needed. Kelley’s secondary specialty includes adults and teens living with chemical dependency. She works with both client and family members to provide support, guidance and the most effective resources to prevent relapse and continued substance use. Clients describe Kelley as warm, creative, and loyal. Kelley offers weekday, evening and weekend appointments. We Look Forward to Connecting with You! Support is just a phone call away. We are happy to answer any question and concerns as well as discuss how therapy may specifically benefit you, your family and/or a loved one.
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Anna von WodtkeMTT

Anna Von Wodtke
MSW

Anna is a Master Social Worker with experience providing therapy to children, adults, families, and groups. Her specialties include mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, relationships, autism, grief, as well as building skills of communication, self-care, and peaceful presence. Anna comes from a background in behaviorally-focused intensive in-home therapy. Prior to that, she worked as a survivor support advocate to college students and faculty, and operated a sexual assault and domestic violence crisis line. Anna volunteered at Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter, assisting with facilitating trauma support groups for children. Anna graduated from Elon University with a BA in Psychology and experience in peer counseling and implementing risk-reduction programs.

Anna received her MSW in clinical social work from the University of Central Florida, completing her fieldwork at a residential facility for youth in crisis. In her therapy, which pulls from cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions, Anna prioritizes authentic, positive connection. She offers a space in which clients can express themselves without judgment in order to build healthy and sustainable thought patterns and behaviors. Anna values the important role the mind-body connection plays in her work with clients. She incorporates gentle yoga movements and breathing into her sessions for clients who wish to explore their emotions in a physiological way. Anna offers daytime, evening, weekend appointments as well as online therapy.
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Rishea Middlebrooks
Administrative Assistant & Office Manager

Rishea is dedicated to supporting each of our clients as they navigate the therapy experience. Serving in the United States Navy for 5 years as a healthcare professional, Rishea understands the importance of mental wellness. She gained valuable experience while navigating sometimes stressful situations. Going through those experiences taught her the necessity of creating a positive outlet.  Rishea finds great solace in yoga and guided meditation, reading and spending time with her family and friends as well as her dog Joseph. 

Our Values

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Advocacy

We care deeply about the needs of our community and strive to advocate for those needs through our services, resources, and partnerships.

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Authenticity

We’re not perfect. And neither are you. And that’s okay. We celebrate what your version of wellbeing looks like instead of fitting you into a predetermined box.

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Joy

Therapy doesn’t always have to be heavy and serious. It can be light and playful and funny, and we take pride in cultivating an atmosphere of joy amidst transformative healing.