Heather Berry is a Licenced Clinical Social Worker, dedicated to partnering with individuals to achieve their goals of positive wellbeing and improved mental health. Heather has been a mental health provider for over 30 years and believes in the value of active and engaged commitment to self-improvement through education, movement, good nutrition, and social support. An active mindfulness-based practitioner herself, she brings a strong foundation of understanding and real-life experience to the strategies she offers her patients. Heather can often be heard to say, “If you want to change the way you feel, you need to change the way you think”, and follows this up with real-life strategies for lasting change. Heather has been offering her clients a confidential, safe and supportive private practice environment to be heard, and understood for over 20 years.
Specializing in trauma and skilled in EMDR, CBT, and DBT, she relates well to all ages of clients from seniors to youth. Heather offers 8-week courses in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Art Therapy 6 Week Series and Workshops in Goal and Intention Setting. Watch for new, creative workshops being created.
Heather has been a director of clinic based mental health services, a college professor, speaker, and outdoor educator. Heather is an active community volunteer and is seeks education to continually bring relevant evidence based strategies into her practice.
She has been a strong contributor to the Kern River Valley community, as a leader in times of community crisis, as well as committed to developing community based resources, support groups, and professional liaisons. Heather directs and facilitates the Kern Valley Professional Mental Health Forum, creating a collaborative for local and county mental health leaders to work together, developing programs and resources.