Heather has a wealth of experience ranging across the lifespan, as well as within her profession. She has been a successful catalyst in assisting her clients of all ages through transitional trauma, and is considered a specialist in this area. She has received specialized certification as a Integrative Behavioral Health Clinician (IBHC) which overall, addresses the whole person consideration of biopsychosocial aspects of wellbeing. She is experienced in the treatment of: parenting, play therapy, and geriatric care. Over the last 10 years her target population consisted of seasoned citizens, women's issues, and children. She is knowledgeable and skilled in the areas of: trauma, mindfulness, creative expression, depression, anxiety, grief & loss, developmental changes, chronic illness, care advocacy, crisis management, play therapy, groups, academia, life transition, anger management and domestic violence.
Heather is an accomplished graduate of University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. DU is well known for their graduates in the area of clinical practice. She served her internships at; Denver Social Services, Catholic Charities, school districts, and with housing. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Colorado State University with specialized focus on rural populations. She has been a College Administrator, instructor, field instructor, expert witness, mediator, special advocate. She has written curriculum for various groups, college courses, and columnist for local newspapers.
In her spare time, she likes to engage in the arts, mindful activities, dance, time with her animals, gardening, exploring the outdoors, and connecting with the community.