Amelia Schmitz, MCMHC

Mental Health Practitioner/Clinical Trainee

Location: Central Polk CARE Team

“I have witnessed how the arts can heal and help individuals lead a healthy, holistic lifestyle. I am passionate about helping others achieve psychological restoration and growth by applying my clinical skills and knowledge of how to implement visual arts, music, movement, and creative writing into effective mental health treatment. I have experience working in community-based, outpatient and hospital settings with adults. I currently provide individual psychotherapy in-home, diagnostic assessments, targeted case management, crisis stabilization and mental health rehab services, in addition to serving as a member of our Critical Incident Debriefing Team. I am an action-oriented therapist who believes change happens by doing. I specialize in trauma-informed arts and music-based interventions geared uniquely to each consumer's needs.“

Education: MA, Lesley University

Primary ages served: Adults

Interest areas/therapeutic approaches: Mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, working with vulnerable adults

Specialty Training/Certification: Expressive and creative arts therapies, motivational interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), crisis stabilization, suicide first aid

603 Bruce Street, Crookston, MN 56716
Phone (Non-Crisis): 218.281.3940 | Toll-free: 1.800.418.7326

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