ABOUT

heidi birkner counselor

As a professional counselor…

I’m passionate about seeing people become more fulfilled and confident, and I have the educational and professional experience to help clients achieve these goals. Together, we overcome obstacles that are holding them back from deeper satisfaction and inner peace. Watching clients embrace who they are, gain self-confidence, and learn to truly love and accept themselves never gets old.

LEARN MORE

I have been a professional counselor for over 20 years, and I opened the doors to my private practice in 2006. I started my private practice at a time in my life when it didn’t make sense according to my financial situation and family life. However, I took a leap of faith and followed my own “inner voice,” as I hope to help my clients do as well. I have never once regretted boldly following my instinct and taking the risk.

It has been an amazing journey and is an example of the courage and trust in that “inner voice” that I hope my clients can experience in their own journeys.

CREDENTIALS

M.A. in Counseling, Appalachian State University, 1998

NC Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor – LPCS #S3595
NC Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist – LCAS #1048
National Certified Counselor – NCC #53069
Master Addictions Counselor – MAC #53069

Certified Brainspotting Practitioner

MEMBERSHIPS

American Counseling Association

Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina

Southeastern Brainspotting Institute

Counseling & Clinical Services

Individuals
Couples
Families
Adolescents
Adults
Stress Management

Mood Disorders
Addictive Disorders
Brainspotting
Sports Trauma
Creative Performance Expansion
Relationships

My professional training and my own personal development have prepared me to partner with people of all walks of life to tackle their toughest issues through a variety of therapies and strategies.

Let’s connect to discuss how you can enjoy a fuller, uninhibited life.

counseling office

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
& WORKSHOPS

As a seasoned counselor, I now recognize how the mentors, supervisors, and industry leaders from whom I had the privilege to learn throughout my career have helped me become a more creative and effective counselor. Today I offer these services to enrich the training experiences of new counselors and provide engaging, rewarding supervised experiences for those who are pursuing licensure.

As part of my commitment to the counseling profession and promoting healthier self-awareness and mental health practices, I offer the following services to fellow counseling professionals:

  • • Clinical supervision
  • • Consultations
  • • Workshop presentations

Connect with me…

 to schedule a consultation, your clinical supervision hours, or join us for a workshop.