News & Inspiration

Welcome Our New Wellness Director

August 29, 2019

    Please join us in welcoming Mollee Reitz to our staff as Wellness Director, a new position at Christ Church designed to help parishioners of all ages embrace and encourage the call to wellness, and to cultivate a healthy and hopeful life.

    Mollee will lead us in establishing and growing a wellness ministry at Christ Church. As the Wellness Director, Mollee will serve as an advocate, educator, and navigator for wellness. As advocate, Mollee will promote and increase conversations, awareness, and interest in holistic health, wellness, and preventative practices. As educator, she will teach and provide information about wellness for parishioners of all ages. As navigator, she will help connect parishioners to a network of psychological, psychiatric and counseling professionals, agencies and service providers. She can also offer short-term counseling to parishioners by appointment.

    About Mollee: Born and raised in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, Mollee graduated from Texas A&M University with degrees in English and Psychology and was a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie taekwondo team. After graduation, Mollee taught English in Japan before returning to Wake Forest University for a master’s degree in Counseling. Mollee completed her practicum at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital’s Memory Assessment Clinic Counseling Center, where she provided individual and family counseling to patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, their spouses, and their adult caregivers. She completed her internship at Wake Forest Baptist’s Children’s Cancer Support Program, where she provided individual and family counseling to children and adolescents with cancer, and their families. Since then, Mollee has worked as an outpatient therapist, a school-based therapist, an elementary school counselor, and in a private practice setting. Mollee is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She is passionate and enthusiastic about addressing total wellness across the lifespan. She also enjoys rock climbing, running, reading, and time with her dog.