Heather Bernard, LCSW

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adult, Child and Adolescent, Geriatric

About Heather Bernard, LCSW

Heather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and young adults coping with conditions such as: psychogenetic non-epileptic events, functional neurological disorders, headaches/migraines, other psychosomatic symptoms, anxiety, depression, and school issues. Heather takes a direct, practical approach as a psychotherapist to help achieve goals. She offers individual and family support using a mix of Cognitive Behavioral Health (CBT), strengths based therapy and mindfulness based therapy.
Heather was born and raised in Indiana. She attended Ball State University where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. Afterwards, she moved to Georgia with her husband. They quickly fell in love with the south and decided to make it their home. Heather taught in the Georgia Public School system. Then she attended Valdosta State University and earned her Master's Degree in Social Work. Heather has been practicing as a Social Worker for ten years and as an LCSW for five. She currently resides in Sandy Springs with her husband of 15 years and two children.

Specialties

  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Boderline Personality Disorder
  • Children & Adolescents
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • OCD
  • Panic Disorders
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum Counseling
  • Premarital and Marriage Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • PTSD
  • Seasonal Anxiety Disorder
  • Self Esteem
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Phobia
  • Social Skills
  • Stress
  • Therapy
  • Education & Certifications

    Master's of Social Work: 2010
    Valdosta State University - Valdosta, GA

    Bachelor's of Science: 2005
    Major: Elementary Education
    Minor: Psychology of Human Development

    Locations

    Peachtree Corners

    5635 Peachtree Parkway
    Suite 180
    Norcross GA 30092