Individual therapy for clients age 10+ while specializing in adolescents/teens under stress and adults who have lived through difficult times as children. Many of her clients identify as Millennials and Professionals who have experienced trauma in their families of origin and desire to seek and engage in healthier relationships with themselves and with others.
Clinical areas of interest include: depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, mood disorders, ADHD, disordered eating (following HAES and Intuitive Eating principles), intimate partner violence/domestic violence/coercive control dynamics, grief and loss, gender and sexual identity, relational issues, life stage transitions, education issues, and career & executive consulting
Family Therapy for a wide range of issues which may include: family of origin trauma, establishing healthy communication skills, exploring and setting healthy boundaries, families coping with chronic physical and mental health diagnoses, parenting skills, high conflict families, separation and divorce, blended families, survivors of intimate partner violence/domestic violence, healing from narcissistic abuse, court-ordered family counseling, and more.
Heather often works with various members of the family both individually and in groups to most effectively treat the entire family system.
Couples and Pre-marital counseling that is heavily influenced by the Gottman Method and Emotion Focused Therapy. She also utilizes the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as an effective means of understanding relational issues from the perspective of personality type.
These evaluations are done to assist the Court in making decisions regarding time-sharing of children when their parents no longer live together. An assessment is done of the adults' capacities for parenting, the psychological functioning and developmental needs of the children, and the ability of each parent to meet these needs.