HEATHER HESTER M.S., LCSW
Clinical Director and Owner
Heather Hester, LCSW-S
Bilingual (Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor
Texas License #63127
Beginning her academic journey, Heather Hester M.S., LCSW-S, earned an Associates of Arts from Collin County Community College. She furthered her education by obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the renowned Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. Completing her advanced studies, she secured a Master’s degree in Social Work from Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, TX.
Professionally trained in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Heather brings a technique endorsed by the World Health Organization for treating PTSD to her practice. Her therapeutic methods encompass CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy), TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), mindfulness practices, grief counseling, family systems approach, crisis intervention, and comprehensive trauma treatment.
Heather’s vast experience spans multiple sectors, from serving in a mental health authority, assisting the homeless at a shelter, providing care in hospice and home health settings, to gaining insights into the complexities of the adoption process during her tenure at an adoption agency. She has also been an adjunct faculty at the joint Master of Social Work degree program at TWU-UNT and has been supervising bachelor and master level social workers since 2016.
Areas of Focus:
Dedicated exclusively to adult clientele, Heather specializes in:
- Law enforcement, first responders, and military personnel (both active duty and veterans).
- Therapists and other mental health clinicians.
- Mothers adapting their therapy sessions around a school schedule.
Grounded in empathy and understanding, Heather’s approach centers on embracing clients in their present circumstances without judgment. She accompanies them on a transformative journey, enabling them to discover and harness their true potential. Heather adeptly assists clients in managing challenges such as OCD, trauma, neglect, self-harming behaviors, physical aggression, depression, anxiety, grief, relational difficulties, adjustment struggles, and insecurities.
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