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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


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

We're passionate about our
natural world


More About CMHC

Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative takes pride in providing the highest quality care possible to those in need throughout the greater Baltimore area. Our treatments range over a wide selection of innovative and proven practices.


CMHC offers a unique blend of time-honored, established psychological approaches such as CBT and interpersonal therapy along with state-of-the-art, innovative treatments such as nature-based therapy, yoga-informed trauma work, neurocounseling, spiritually-integrated therapy, and art therapy.


Clients find it particularly helpful that we provide effective, hands-on, therapeutic tools. Furthermore, we can guide you in gaining insight into the root of any issues or problems you may be experiencing, ensuring lasting, positive change.


Under the leadership of our clinical directors, Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan and Shannon Wilson, CMHC has worked hard to establish a highly effective therapeutic team comprised of professional counselors and social workers.


Our clinicians are caring professionals with years of experience. If you are currently struggling in life and need a helping hand, we can help you regain balance.


Thank you for choosing to partner with us to improve your mental health and well-being.

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We are a group of like-minded Board-Certified mental health professionals with complementary skill sets, diverse backgrounds, and a desire for continued collaboration and improvement.


We know 1+1>2.

From Healing To Growth

In addition to (Westernized) traditional clinical approaches, we are also using innovative evidence-based techniques such as Nature Informed Therapy, Yoga for Trauma,  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.

We also offer different groups, workshops, and retreats to help you stay well.

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