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  • Writer's pictureKara Kohnen

Welcome Heather Burns, AMFT!

This week we welcome Heather to our Oceanside team! She is now accepting new patients both in person and via Telehealth in CA. Heather’s approach to mental health is holistic, person-centered, and tailored uniquely to best fit the evolving needs of each individual, couple or family. From a humanistic and strength-based lens, she offers a variety of modalities including Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mindfulness, Play-based therapy, and psychoeducational. Heather prides herself on bringing compassion and kindness into each session, creating a strong therapeutic alliance wherein change can occur.

Heather has several years' experience working with children and teens in various settings, and also has a background in working with grief/loss, anxiety, depression, and complex trauma. Heather loves working with children, teens, parents, individual adults, couples, and families. Heather holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from CSUSM.

Heather is a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT #145541) supervised by Erica McDaniel, LCSW. Please contact our intake team at 619-549-0329 ext 0 to schedule with Heather.

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