Heidi Monroe is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), licensed in RI and MA, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP). Heidi is also trained in Attachment-Focused EMDR from the Parnell Institute. Heidi works with adults and couples and specializes in working with individuals with trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, codependency, chronic illness, and caregiver support.
Heidi's approach is compassionate and strength based. As an SEP, Heidi utilizes talk therapy, emotion regulation, and body awareness to restore each client's innate ability to self-regulate and expand their resilience. Somatic Experiencing is a body-based approach to trauma and effective in treating a wide range of issues including PTSD, depression, and anxiety.
Prior to starting her private practice in 2013, Heidi worked as a medical social worker at The Miriam Hospital, and as a group facilitator in Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) at South Bay Mental Health. Heidi also has experience interning in a local domestic violence agency while completing her MSW.
Her office is in Warwick, RI and she offers in person and telehealth sessions.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Heidi Monroe is not in-network with any insurances.
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Heidi Monroe accepts credit cards, debit cards, and HSA cards. Superbills are provided to clients upon request for submission to insurance companies for individuals with out-of-network benefits.
Years of Experience: 15 years
The Miriam Hospital, Medical Social Worker, 2010 - 2014
Arbour Counseling Services, Fee-for-Service Counselor, 2010 - 2012
South Bay Mental Health, PHP Group Facilitator, 2009 - 2010
Riverwood Mental Health Services, Mobile Treatment Team Case Manager, 2005 - 2009
Newport County Mental Health, Mobile Treatment Team Substance Abuse Case Manager, 2003 - 2005
The Providence Center, Early Childhood Institute- Teaching Assistant, 2002 - 2003
Parnell Institute, Attachment-Focused EMDR, 2022
Somatic Experiencing International, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, 2020
Rhode Island College, MSW, 2009
Roger Williams University, BS, 2003
Rhode Island: ISW02249