Jessica DeWeerdt

I graduated from Salisbury University in 2005 with a Psychology Major.  I have spent many years working with both children and adults in their homes and in a psychiatric day program and supported housing environment.  I have assisted individuals and families with crisis intervention and community support.    Throughout my life, I have found a passion for organization… Continue reading Jessica DeWeerdt

Barry Vanderwal

Barry Vanderwal is cofounder of Serenity Place LLC and the head of operations for the organization.  He has over 27 years of overall work experience, which started with his time as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserves.  He has over 20 years of project and program management experience, primarily within the… Continue reading Barry Vanderwal

Renee Estrada

I have over a decade of successful experience in the Human Resources field. I am process and detail-oriented driven, and a strong believer in working together to create solutions between managers/supervisors and employees so that everyone can work in harmony. I have worked previously in the food manufacturing industry and most recently the transportation industry.… Continue reading Renee Estrada

Natalie Rowe

Natalie comes to Serenity Place with over 8 years experience serving the Southern Maryland community in the public and non-profit realms as a case manager in Foster care and In-home Family Services, and as a Program Supervisor for an in-home parent support program. Natalie received her Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from the University… Continue reading Natalie Rowe

Alicia Jacobs

Alicia comes to us out of San Antonio Texas; a retired Air Force veteran with 24 years of service. Her career in the military was very diverse, with two special duties and nine OCONS deployments. During her time in the military she earned five associates, triple undergraduate majors, and a Masters in Procurement and Acquisitions… Continue reading Alicia Jacobs

Christine Garrison

Christine Garrison is the Office Administrator for Serenity Place Therapy, located in Leonardtown, Maryland. She oversees insurance policy, billing and customer relations for the Serenity Place professional therapy group. Her past professional experience in the travel industry gives her a unique perspective to ensure quality customer service. She relocated to Southern Maryland with her military… Continue reading Christine Garrison