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Founded in 2014 by one of Maryland's top anxiety experts, Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) is a mental health community for both clients and mental health professionals. For the general public, CMHC provides a full range of integrated and innovative mental health therapies to help those suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, and other mental health challenges. Along with therapy CMHC also offers a unique blend of nature programs, workshops, and Nature Informed Retreats


Area mental health professionals also come to  CMHC for training, professional development, networking, and office rental.


Healthier communities through

 authentic connection with

self, others, and our natural world.

Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) is a devoted group of mental health experts dedicated to enhancing the emotional well-being of individuals and communities throughout the greater Baltimore region. Established in 2014 by esteemed therapist Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan, our organization is committed to offering accessible, top-notch, and culturally considerate mental health services that empower individuals to lead fulfilling and productive lives. Our mission is to foster a resilient, inclusive, and nurturing mental health community for both clients and clinicians, utilizing clinically sound and innovative approaches. Our operations are built on four core pillars:
1.    Clinical Excellence
2.    Embracing Diversity
3.    Equal Access Advocacy
4.    Passion for Our Natural World

Our multidisciplinary team, including licensed professional counselors, clinical social workers, and life coaches, collaboratively addresses a wide array of mental health concerns with particular expertise in anxiety, grief, depression, and relationship issues. We specialize in delivering customized care for individuals, couples, and families, as well as groups and organizations seeking support and guidance. By combining our diverse skills and knowledge, we provide comprehensive and tailored care to help clients overcome life challenges like anxiety & stress and enhance their overall well-being.

At CMHC, we recognize the importance of prevention and early intervention. Our proactive programs and community outreach endeavors aim to educate, raise mental health awareness, reduce stigma, and foster mental health literacy. We collaborate with local schools, colleges, businesses, and community organizations to cultivate a robust support network that encourages resilience and mental well-being.
Additionally, we support regional clinicians and mental health practices through clinical supervision, professional development, clinician community circles, training, networking, and practice management administrative assistance.

Our services encompass:
1.    Individual, couples, and family therapy
2.    Group therapy and support groups
3.    Workshops and nature-based mental wellness programs
4.    Workplace mental health and employee assistance programs
5.    Speaking engagements
6.    Community education and outreach
7.    Clinical supervision
8.    Mental health professional support and practice management
9.    Professional development and training

As leaders in mental health care, we are dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest research and advancements. Our team of professionals engages in continuous education and training to ensure we deliver evidence-based and effective treatments aligned with best practices.
Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative believes that everyone deserves access to high-quality mental health care in a secure, compassionate, and supportive setting. Collectively, we strive to promote emotional well-being and improve the quality of life for our clients and the communities we serve.

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Building a resilient, inclusive, and nurturing mental health community

for clients and clinicians through

clinically sound innovative approaches.


We uphold
clinical excellence

We value

  • Diverse staff with diverse career fields, academic training, racial and gender identities, career experiences, treatment modalities, languages, and thought partnerships.

  • Providing excellent care to all community members regardless of social-economic/racial/ethnic/religious background, gender orientation, gender, and age.

  • We regularly discuss, challenge, and denounce racism, sexism, xenophobia, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, and bigotry.

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We believe in
equal access

  • Most clinicians accept major health insurances and/or offer sliding scales

  • We offer scholarship funds for our nature-based programs since most insurance does not cover nature-based work

  • We offer an Affordable Counseling Program

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