Katherine Heeg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an office in Midtown East, Manhattan. Drawing from over two decades of clinical experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, she is an expert in trauma recovery. She prioritizes helping clients heal from deep-seated pains and restore their sense of control, as well as navigating loss and grief, phobias, performance enhancement, and creative blocks.
Katherine is trained in the latest breakthrough treatments for trauma, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM). She integrates these evidence-based techniques with traditional talk therapy to help clients take gentle steps toward recovery.
Katherine welcomes clients across the lifespan to her practice, supporting each individual with compassion and creativity. Her practice is located steps from the 51st Street subway station.
Creative blocks - Rediscovering lost performance and/or creativity; working through creative blocks
Grief - 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
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Performance enhancement - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
Phobias - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces
Anxiety - oping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Compulsive over-eating - Helping individuals manage compulsive over-eating using the Feeling State Addiction Protocol from EMDR
Private Practice, 2012 - Present
Center for Psychological Services, 2001 - 2016
Rutgers University, MSW, 1996
Hope College, BA, 1994