Heather McGowen Sanford
She/Her/HersLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, LMFTA Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
sliding scale for financial hardship
Heather McGowen Sanford is both a Marriage & Family Therapist Associate and a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under Jamie Porter: LMFT-S, LPC-S, practicing in the state of Texas. She has her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.
Heather studied extensively Relationship Therapy, Family Therapy, Trauma Work, Attachment Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Teen & Young Adult work. Additionally, she has worked in Play Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Gottman Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy under Sue Johnson’s externship.
Heather brings with her 20 years of experience in working with families, marriages, & individuals in Central America and Europe. Her warm, insightful, and compassionate approach brings life-giving results.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Conflict resolution - Learning how to effectively and compassionately communicate in the face of conflict, whether at work or in personal life
Heather Sanford is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 2 years
Rebuilding the Foundations, Nonprofit, Therapist, 2021 - Present
Imagine School International of North Texas, School Counselot, 2022 - 2023
Center for Enriching Relationships, Therapist (practicum), 2020 - 2021
San Diego Christian College, Therapist (practicum), 2020 - 2021
Azusa Pacific University, MA Clinical Psychology, 2021
University of Texas @Austin, BA Sociology, 1991
Supervisor: Jamie Porter (LMFT-S & LPC-S 201362 & 64674)