MA, LCMHCHeidi received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, CO, and Bachelor Degree from Appalachian State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) with over ten years of experience serving various populations in Colorado and North Carolina. Heidi has trained and worked in a wide variety of settings with a diverse clientele in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She specializes in treating adolescents and adults who are facing depression, anxiety, self-esteem and relationship issues, and self-harming behaviors. Heidi works with families to repair relationships, enhance parenting skills, and improve family functioning and dynamics. Heidi strives to thoughtfully shape the therapeutic experience to each client’s specific needs and implements an eclectic approach to therapy. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST), and Motivational Interviewing. She often uses Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, which can include grounding and mindfulness, stress-reduction, breathing techniques, bodily and emotional awareness, and overall mind-body health. Heidi is passionate about using a strengths-based approach to help clients achieve their potential, reach their goals, and find hope along their journey. At some point everyone struggles, and she firmly believes that by therapeutically and non-judgmentally coming alongside her clients and meeting them where they are, facing obstacles together can provide hope, empowerment, and healing. When requested by the client, Heidi is happy to offer faith-based Christian and spiritually integrated counseling. In her free time, Heidi enjoys spending time with her friends and family, volunteering at her church, and is a Guardian Ad Litem for children in the foster care system in Wake County.