Marlee is a LGPC working under the supervision of Hannah Snyder, LCPC, LCPAT.
Marlee Gordon (They/Them) is a Graduate Art Therapist, who blends their passion for creative expression and therapeutic interventions. Their educational journey began at the University of the Arts, where they earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater, embracing the transformative power of artistic expression. Fueled by a desire to delve deeper into the realm of mental well-being, Marlee continued their education at The George Washington University, earning a Master’s degree in Art Therapy.
Marlee has practiced art therapy with youth and adults at a community-centered organization promoting health and social resiliency for Native American in urban communities. Marlee also recently worked as an art therapist supporting Elementary-aged students in the school setting.
Rooted in a commitment to empowerment, autonomy, and inclusive engagement, Marlee actively advocates against diet culture and supports clients in all stages of self-acceptance. Marlee is passionate about harm-reduction, seeking to meet clients where they are with the understanding that therapy and self-expression are vulnerable processes that can feel uncomfortable or challenging at times. Marlee draws inspiration in therapeutic practice from the healing power of culture and community. They believe in the intersection between systemic injustice and coping behaviors. Additionally, Marlee embraces Cognitive Behavioral Theory, specifically dedicated to the values of acceptance and accountability within Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Marlee warmly welcomes those drawn to creative and expressive interventions, as well as those who may be wary of the creative therapeutic process but are seeking a new approach to healing or self-exploration that accommodates and celebrates diverse forms of communication.