Richmont Graduate University, 2013, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Trauma Counseling specialization; Covenant Theological Seminary, 1999, Master of Divinity, Contemporary Culture emphasis
Wake Forest University, 1991, Bachelor of Science, Health and Sport Science
A client-specific blend of Psychodynamic (especially Interpersonal Therapy), Family Systems, and interventions from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Individual Adults, Couples, and Families across the lifespan
Depression and Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Spiritual issues, Relationship/Interpersonal issues, Disordered Eating, PTSD and Trauma, including histories of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect as they impact individuals, couples, and families.
Complex Trauma counseling and Eating Disorder counseling
Heather enjoys stillness and fun, time alone to read or be restored by the beauty of nature, or time with family and friends to watch and discuss gripping movies or engaging TV, or walk the trails of the Cumberland Plateau – enjoyed all the more with a cup of hot tea in hand!
Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling by Anita A. Johnston, Ph.D.
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. with Ann Frederik
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter J. Scazzero.