Mercy College of Ohio presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Mercy College Mental Health Counseling and Accessibility Services

Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:February 17, 2021
Time:4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Mercy College of Ohio
OH United States
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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
99% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
98% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
84% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
“I feel that I can be a better listener for others and found new ways to cope with my depression and anxiety.” "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Mind Matters
View Film Library


Patrick Santilli, LPCC. Owner of DigiTherapyOhio DigiTherapyOhio is an affordable telehealth private practice in the state of Ohio. They serve adults located in Ohio focusing on various issues: anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships, career, and life transitions.
Cleveland Health and Wellness Center We provide compassionate mental health care for adults, adolescents, and children through telehealth and in-person appointments. We recognize the whole person, mind and body. We specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief, stress, addiction, and relationship issues. Website:, Phone: (216) 777-8834.
Jennifer Knapp, LPCC, BC-DMT, Certified EMDR Therapist, Christian Counselor
Jennifer Knapp is an LPCC, Christian Counselor, Dance/Movement Therapist, and EMDR Therapist in Northwest Ohio. Jennifer believes in a holistic approach where individual healing and growth comes from addressing the mind, body, and spirit. website:
Amanda VanHorne, LPC My name is Amanda VanHorne, I was an Art teacher for 17 years before getting my LPC in the state of Ohio. I have been practicing for two years and am currently working on my AASECT Sex Therapy Certification. I utilize a nonjudgmental approach with open curiosity and evidence-based interventions to overcome obstacles and help clients achieve a more fulfilling and satisfying life. I incorporate tools such as mindfulness, guided imagery, meditation, intention, purpose, values, and therapeutic art. My specialties include individual and couples counseling, relationship issues, non-traditional marriage, and family dynamics, LGBTQIA, anxiety, depression, life/work issues, high stress, and behavior change challenges.
Theresa M. Cukierski, LPCC-S Theresa provides therapeutic services that empower clients to develop sustainable self-care practices to progress through life's challenges. Services are offered both in person and via telehealth.