“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” – Albert Einstein

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Renee Saltzman (She/Her) is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Drama Therapist based in the Madison (WI) area. Above all else, Renee believes in the power of creativity, embodiment, and connection in the therapeutic setting. She utilizes a blended approach in her work which includes: Client Centered, Expressive/Creative Arts, Motivational Interviewing, Existential, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Renee works to empower clients to recover/establish meaning and, experience life more authentically and fully.

Renee has worked with individuals and groups of all ages during her graduate studies at Kansas State University and Roosevelt University (Chicago), nonprofit agencies, residential treatment centers, community centers, schools, and outpatient clinics. Renee is now focused on providing outpatient services to adults in the community seeking healing from substance use disorders, the effects of someone else's substance use, anxiety, depression, co-occurring disorders, and life transitions of all kinds. In her spare time, Renee enjoys practicing yoga, reading to strengthen her spiritual connection,  and spending time with her family.