Katie Moeller, LCSW
Katie received her Master of Social Work degree from New York University. She specializes in working with people who are in recovery from all types of trauma, and in particular those who struggle with anxiety, depression or addiction issues connected to these events. She has extensive experience working with adolescents, LGBQ and transgender populations, and people surviving multiple forms of systemic oppression/abuse. Katie leans on a variety of therapeutic modalities, with attention given to relational, societal, somatic, spiritual and psychological factors as they arise in the healing process. Her approach is driven by the belief that each of us is an expert in our own experience, and that the root of our resilience lies in our willingness to care for ourselves.
Tommy Waltz, LCSW
Tommy received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Maine. He specializes in working with complex trauma, LGBTQ related issues, substance use, transitions and identity formulation. Tommy’s previous clinical experience includes individual, family, and group work within residential, school, and community level environments. His practice is rooted in an integrative, strength-based approach, drawing upon several modalities including: CBT, Narrative, ACT, DBT, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and he is a level II trained EMDR therapist. Tommy is also a trained professional performing artist who incorporates elements of psychodrama into his clinical practice when appropriate. Tommy’s platform for this avenue of treatment is best highlighted in his 2014 TEDxDirigo talk, “Drama Therapy Changed My Impressions of Homelessness.” In addition to offering individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. Tommy is also a facilitator in the Intensive Outpatient Program.
Heather Newton Westleigh, LCPC, NCC
Heather received her Master of Arts degree in mental health counseling from Union Institute and University, and her undergraduate degree from Goddard College, where she studied transpersonal psychology, mindfulness based approaches, and expressive modalities. Heather has a background working with youth and families, as well as adults, and has supported clients who identify on gender and sexual identity continuums, experience addiction symptoms, and personality disruption. Heather is committed to supporting each client’s best thinking; her approach is strength-focused, relational, and trauma-sensitive, drawing on skills from DBT, CBT, and motivational interviewing. Heather is also a Level II trained EMDR therapist.
Molly Crosen, Bridge Studio Coordinator and Marketing
Molly has worked for several years in business and managerial roles, which has lead to her position as Bridge Studio Coordinator and Marketing Director. She has a background of education in Psychology and is also a Yoga Instructor at our studio. She completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training through Bridge Studio in January of 2019. Her role in Marketing compliments her passion for wellness, movement, and self-care as it allows her to inform our local community of our offerings here at Art of Awareness & Bridge Studio. Molly strives to create a warm and welcoming studio environment for both student and teachers alike.
Zoe Rosenfield, Intake Coordinator
Zoe is a student of Psychology as well as Holistic & Integrative Health at the University of Southern Maine. She has a passion for holistic modalities for wellness and mental health, and is a trained Level II Reiki Practitioner. With past experience in the behavioral health profession, Zoe aims to pursue a career in social work. She facilitates the intake process at Art of Awareness, and communicates with clients to find a therapist or program that’s best suited for their needs.
Lori Moulton, Financial Services
Lori has served in the medical billing field for over 25 years, having been fully immersed in this work from the time she was a child surrounded by her parent’s medical billing business. As an adult, she started her own medical billing company, Frost Hill Medical, and continues to serve with the goal to continue learning and improving on the valuable experience she gained from her family’s business. She continues to receive valuable mentoring from Mid Coast Hospital’s Director of patient accounts, and strives to meet and address the concerns of all clients. In addition, Lori has a background in Occupational Therapy and believes the patient-centered philosophy she was trained in fits well with the Art of Awareness model of serving all with compassion.