Hello, I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Alabama. My primary background is working with families and helping guide individuals as they find themselves and their place in this world. After working as a therapist for 15+ years, I moved to Los Angeles and I studied further into psychological research and earned a PhD in psychology. My focus of study was on relationships and connecting with others via online venues. This has broadened my expertise and reignited my passion for counseling with others.
Since returning to Alabama, I continue to participate in research and I am also doing what I love - counseling. I have extensive training in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and client-centered therapy. The approach I prefer to use is an eclectic style, drawing from multiple therapies as needed and tweaking them to be a best fit for the client in their particular situation. I enjoy working with others and supporting them in their journey as they go through life. I also enjoy exploring insight into core feelings and motivations to better understand behaviors and make lasting changes. I have a faith-based perspective, which I can incorporate into our sessions or not based on your preference.
I enjoy researching how people use online spaces, such as games and apps, to meet and develop relationships and support systems. Developing grounded theories and discovering processes is my passion. I am a mom, wife, daughter, mental health advocate, researcher, crafter, gamer, and I love learning about things different from myself and what I know. I am an Enneagram Type 9, INFJ. I enjoy anything new, such as experiences, foods, restaurants, ideas, games, cultures, languages, or activities. My personal style of interacting is non-judgmental, honest, and genuine.
I look forward to hearing about the current adventures and challenges that you are in and helping you to develop a plan to live out your most authentic self and get the results you want out of life.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Abandonment, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Control Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Self-Love
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
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She's absolutely amazing!!!
Written on Aug 01, 2022 after therapy with Heather for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Dr. Bryant is wonderful!
Written on Dec 16, 2021 after therapy with Heather for 8 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Dr. Bryant is the kindest, most caring, compassionate counselor I’ve ever had. I always look forward to our sessions and I highly recommend her.
Written on Sep 08, 2021 after therapy with Heather for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and self esteem
Very emphatic and listens to problems patiently. Provides valuable life changing advice
Written on Aug 19, 2021 after therapy with Heather for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, eating disorders, and adhd
I had so much anxiety around counseling. Feeling like the mountain of issues of which have accumulated ,were to many. Which would I even choose. She has helped me feel at ease. Our sessions have been light hearted yet impactful ,toward progress. I feel heard by her. Thank you ,Dr Bryant.
Written on Jul 29, 2021 after therapy with Heather for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
She been really great. She makes me feel comfortable and give me good tools to use.
Written on Jul 27, 2021 after therapy with Heather for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management