Heidi Schmitz, LMSW is a licensed clinical social worker who received her graduate degree from the University of Michigan. She enjoys working with adults 18+ who face various challenges, including life changes/transitions, depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, substance use disorders and recovery, grief and loss, complex health issues as well as challenges related to aging.
Heidi utilizes different types of therapies including CBT, EMDR, IMR (Illness, Management, and Recovery), crisis intervention, and Motivational Interviewing. Her focus in therapy is using a social justice lens and a person-centered strengths-based approach to assist people to achieve their therapy goals.
She provides therapy via in-person appointments and teletherapy.
Prior to coming to Lotus, Heidi worked in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies, local free clinic as well as the DOC.
When out of the office, Heidi enjoys dancing, bike riding and adventure time in nature.