Gretchen Johnson Rees, LCSW, received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Georgia in 2009 and currently works as the Director of Clinical Services at the Samaritan Center. A proud Army brat, Gretchen previously served as the Director of Military Programs at the Samaritan Center. Gretchen has specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprogramming (EMDR), a treatment for trauma, PTSD and a variety of issues. She has also completed training with the Hakomi Institute, a mindfulness based psychotherapy. Gretchen previously served on the board of the Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Association of Play Therapy and incorporates play therapy and theraplay into her work with children, teens and families. Gretchen specializes in issues of trauma, anxiety, depression, attachment, grief and loss, and adjustment.