The Lehman Center offers emergency respite care for children newborn through six years of age in a 24-hour crisis nursery, art and child-centered therapy, family advocate services, and parent support groups. Referrals may be made by calling The Lehman Center at (717) 845-5771.
Emily Alvarez, MPS, ATR-BC, LPC is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. Emily received a Masters in Art Therapy from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2011. She also has a Bachelor degree in Art and Education with a minor in Psychology from Swarthmore College in Philadelphia. Emily has worked with a variety of populations in the US and overseas. Emily has experience working with children, youth, and families in school and educational settings, shelter and housing systems, and home and community-based programs.
Courtney Weik, MA ATR-BC is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. Ms. Weik received her Master’s degree in Art Therapy from Cedar Crest College in August 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Psychology from Kutztown University. Ms. Courtney has experience working with mental and physical illness in children, adolescents and adults, within a medical setting and open studio environment.