About Heather

I am excited to share my passion for wellness, professional experience in women’s mind/body health & wellness and skills as a behavior change specialist with you. I am a Masters level mental health professional with training in Mind/Body Medicine for the Harvard Mind/Body Medical Institute. I am the past Director of Women’s Health Education at the University of Virginia Medical Center and have taught courses on stress and mind/body health at the University of Virginia Medical School and the University of Maryland Graduate School of Social Work. So as you can see I bring quality experience to the table, all of which helps me help you.

Until recently I only offered my women’s wellness programs and services at exclusive spas and resorts such as the Four Seasons Hualalai, Golden Door Spa, Lake Austin Spa, Red Mountain Adventure Spa and the One & Only Maldives. It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I am now opening my practice and services up to all of you via the wonderful world of the web. It is very exciting to have clients all over the world and to be offer you affordable and convenient one on one support wherever you are in the world in the comfort of your own home. Of course you also have the option of attending one of my fabulous spa weekends or destination wellness retreats too. Everyone who works with me, no matter at what level, is eligible for discounts on my wellness retreats.

 

Why I choose to Coach vs Counsel?

Counseling tends to come from more of a medical model with the focus on problems, diagnosis and treatment. Coaching is a more collaborative endeavor with an emphasis on your strengths, developing life strategies and inspiring lasting behavior change.

What others are saying about my work

“Heather approaches her coaching with enthusiasm and quickly engages her clients with her warmth and knowledge” – Four Seasons Hualalai Event Coordinator
“Heather provided me with a cherished journey to a part of myself I didn’t know existed” – Golden Door participant
“Working with Heather helped my get through a really rough time after my divorce. She not only gave me skills for managing the hard emotions, she gave me hope for creating the life I really want” – Coaching client
“Heather is dynamic, creative and energetic. She seeks out and provided the most innovative approaches to help her clients achieve their goals. She truly inspires women to get excited about their health.” – University of Virginia Women’s Health Coordinator
“Heather has the most engaging, youthful, positive energy and enthusiasm for life. I love watching her motivate and inspire women to grab life and life fully. She cares deeply about the women she works with and creates lasting relationships that support change.” – Colleague