Heather Parker

Clinical Social Work/Therapist , MA , LCMHC

(802) 276-4191
The development of a gentle curiosity of one's internal experience becomes the basis for trust, compassion and authentic expression. This contemplative relationship with the self can then begin to expand, with clarity and grace, the way in which we connect and relate to others. Therapeutic style tends toward interactive, while encouraging the client's inner consciousness to guide the process at a safe pace. Use of a Humanistic, Collaborative, Strength-Based model that views individuals as having an innate propensity toward growth and health.
Integrative strategies encourage a congruence of mind and body in the present moment exploring one's internal and somatic experience. Therapeutic methods include Internal Family Systems, Affect Regulation, Directed Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Approach is holistic, integrating self-care, nutrition, and exercise.
Heather works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families, specializing in the treatment of relational difficulties, trauma, sexual and physical abuse, depression, LGBTQ issues, anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorders, and grief counseling.
Call or Email Heather Parker for a free phone consultation now - (802) 276-4191

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: Johnson State College
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: 068-0057669 Vermont

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $140
  • Sliding Scale: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • MVP
  • Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Behavioral Health

Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit .

Heather Parker's groups

Writing Therapy for Women

Exploring one's internal world creatively can aid in the healing process of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relational difficulties, and addictions. Writing Therapy for Women will encourage the development of self-expression and self-awareness through various writing styles and exercises; fiction, non-fiction, journaling, prose, and poetry. Sharing of writing inspired by others and/or personal writing will be encouraged.

More about this group

Location

2 Church St
Suite 4 C
BurlingtonVermont 05401
(802) 276-4191
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Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues

Issues:

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health:

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Sexuality:

  • Bisexual Issues
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Gay Issues
  • Transsexual Issues

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
Religious Orientation: Buddhist

Age:

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories:

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transsexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Relational
  • Sensorimotor
  • Transpersonal

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 12 Nov 2013