I am recently licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Hawaii with over 29 years of professional work experience in a non-profit and in the public sector. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Grief, Anger management, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body Image, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Self-Love, Somatization, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy
HI LCSW LCSW-4864
Heather is very good at her job! She is patient and very kind. She has helped me so much and I can’t thank her enough.
Written on Jan 08, 2023 after therapy with Heather for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
She is beyond words AMAZING!
Written on Dec 27, 2022 after therapy with Heather for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Good advice and great listener
Written on Sep 21, 2022 after therapy with Heather for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd