Heather Wheeler, MS, LPC

Owner/Counselor

Hello! My name is Heather Wheeler and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Oregon and Texas. I hold a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman's University. I have experience with trauma counseling, sexual abuse, family and relationship violence, parenting, anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation, among others.
 
At Healing heARTS Counseling, I focus on utilizing art and sandtray therapy techniques, to help clients who feel stuck with talk therapy or who want a more in-depth, creative experience. If you are not interested in art or sandtray therapy, and prefer a more traditional type of counseling, I will work with you to meet your goals in this way as well.
I generally accept clients ages 12 and up.
 
While I use many techniques from various counseling perspectives, the core perspective I share common beliefs with is Person-Centered Therapy. I believe all people to be unique and have good intentions; however, positive characteristics and healthy lifestyles can become obscured by strong defense mechanisms and painful experiences. Each individual has their own experiences in the world that no one else has had, and I value those experiences. I also believe that each individual’s culture, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual preference and family structure influence how they think, feel and respond to events. I accept and value all individuals without judgment, criticism or influence. I allow you as the client to lead sessions as I provide a safe, comfortable environment.
Hello! My name is Sammi Fe and I am working towards my Master of Arts
degree in Clinical Mental Health from Antioch University. A major
passion of mine is to work with individuals and families, by building
internal resilience, resourcing and providing a nurturing environment
that leads to healing and a more sound sense of self. I highly value
holding a holistic approach to supporting the individual needs of
clients; while incorporating a variety of therapeutic approaches
including the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Expressive
Arts to assist clients in reclaiming their lives by assisting them in
achieving the growth and change they desire in their lives. Areas I
focus in are centered around Grief and Trauma Recovery, Anxiety,
depression, Postpartum Mental Health Concerns, Parent-Child
Interaction Therapy, Infant Mental Health, Mindfulness, and Creative
Process Directives.

 

Samantha Fe, Graduate Student Intern

Supervised by Heather Wheeler, MS, LPC

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Contact Info

 

 

Healing heARTS Counseling

Bend, OR 97702

(p) (541) 668-7613

(f) 1-855-870-7502