NOW ENROLLING FOR PERSPECTIVES ACADEMY ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM (GRADES 3-12)
Heather Gill M.A., PCC is a Master’s level independent clinical counselor who works with children, adolescents, adults and families through individual, group and family therapy. Heather has experience working in hospital inpatient, intensive outpatient, mental health agencies, universities, schools and private practice mental health settings. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a double major in Psychology and Biology and a minor in Dance before working in clinical research and basic science research laboratories at the Cleveland Clinic. Heather then earned her graduate degree at John Carroll University graduating at the top of her class.
Prior to pursuing her undergraduate degree, Heather danced and toured nationally as a professional ballet dancer. Heather presently teaches classical ballet to pre-professional students, high level competitive ice skaters, and elite competitive gymnasts which she has enjoyed doing for a number of years. Heather works with athletes and artists struggling with performance anxiety as well as students focusing on test performance and achievement.
Heather’s treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, along with creative and traditional therapies. She is licensed to diagnose and treat mental disorders with special interest in the areas of Performance Anxiety, Sports Psychology, Neuropsychology, Learning Theory and Testing, ADHD, Perfectionism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Identity Formation, and Career Development. In addition to working closely with young children and their parents, Heather also runs groups at the practice focusing on parenting, early childhood development and socialization, organization management, and developing appropriate behavior patterns.