Heath is an educational therapist at Virginia Frank Child Development Center in the Therapeutic Nursery School, and provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults across the lifespan. He has experience providing psychodynamic psychotherapy, while family systems and existential theories also inform his clinical work.
Heath’s approach to the therapy relationship is collaborative and attuned to the unique needs of each individual. He strives to cultivate a creative environment in which clients can safely explore and express themselves, and is committed to helping them develop new ways of being and relating in the world, and greater self-understanding.
Prior to joining Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Heath completed his doctoral-level clinical psychology internship at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center/School of Medicine, and has previously provided clinical services in a number of settings, including: university counseling, private practice, substance abuse programs, inpatient psychiatric units, trauma consult/liaison services, community mental health, and residential facilities. Heath also has experience conducting psychological assessments for individuals experiencing symptoms consistent with ADHD, difficulties related to mood and personality functioning, as well as other psychological concerns for the purposes of a more comprehensive understanding of overall functioning.