Like all Shift Clinicians, Heather is trained in the Shift Protocol, which is the highly effective blending of two well-researched approaches: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Bi-Lateral Stimulation (BLS).

THE BASICS

What is your name/nicknames?

Heather.

What do you do at Shift?

I am a Registered Provisional Psychologist at Shift Psych.

What are your academic credentials?

I completed my Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology at Brandon University in Manitoba, and my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at McGill University in Quebec.

Do you have any pets?

Yes! I have grown up around dogs, rabbits, hamsters, and birds all my life. I currently have a rambunctious English Bulldog x Rottweiler pup named Mr. Wink!

What motivates or inspires you?

I am a very visual person and find myself often moved by nature and art pieces.

Specialty Populations/Issues:

In addition to depression and anxiety, my specializations include:

  • Interpersonal relationship conflict
  • Chronic pain
  • School issues/concerns
  • Grief
  • Self-esteem
  • Familial conflict

THE RANDOM

What is your favourite food?

I will always slay all-you-can-eat sushi or a good layered plate of nachos.

What do you do in your spare time?

I enjoy reading detective novels, going on walks/hikes, and listening/reading/watching true crime.

What is your go-to for a good laugh?

I love raunchy comedies like “Big Mouth”, “Community”, “Rick and Morty”.