HMR 16 Heather Remmert, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

“My philosphy of counseling begins and ends with hope as well as the courage people demonstrate by working in a collaborative nature with me.  I strive to help create an atmosphere in which the individuals, couples or families that I work with feel safe, validated and empowered to make necessary changes in their lives.”

Special Interests

Adoption and foster care, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder (counseling only), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Behavioral issues, Borderline personality disorder, Cutting, Depression, Divorce issues, Eating disorders, Family counseling, Grief/loss issues, Life transition adjustment/mid-life crisis, Marriage/couples counseling, Parenting techniques, Play therapy, Post-partum/pregnancy issues, School problems, Stress management, Suicidal ideation, Traumatic experiences in children ages 3-18 (such as physical or sexual abuse, neglect, witnessing domestic violence, traumatic loss of relationship due to death or foster placement, car accidents, etc.)

Experience

• Therapist, Child & Family Psychological Services, 2015 - present
• Family and Community Treatment Therapist (FACT), Family and Children Services, 2015 - present
• Intensive Home-Based Therapist, Starr Commonwealth, 2014 - 2015
• Intern Therapist, Child & Family Psychological Services, 2013

Education

• M.A., Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling, Western Michigan University, 2013
• B.S., Family Studies, Western Michigan University, 2010