Heather Phillips, MSW, LCSW - Behavioral Health Specialist in Hillsboro and Portland, Oregon

Heather Phillips, MSW, LCSW


Provider Bio

Heather Phillips, MSW, LCSW, is a behaviorial and mental health therapist with Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC in Hillsboro and Portland, Oregon.

From the Provider

"I am always amazed by the physical and emotional strength of women I care for. They are the foundation of their families and their communities, and it is a great honor to partner with them as they work toward their goals."

About the Provider

Heather has always been driven to do work that centers on building relationships and creating positive change. In graduate school, she focused on clinical social work and advocacy for women's health, gaining experience working with young adults to improve health and educational outcomes, advocating for women's reproductive rights at NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and supporting HIV positive people in Ghana, Africa.

Heather has worked for more than 10 years providing mental health care and reproductive health education. She considers it a priviledge to work with women and families during pivotal times in their lives and partnering with them to reach goals related to improved physical and emotional health. Using a trauma-informed care approach, Heather can help with:

  • Grief and loss
  • Pregnancy loss and fertility
  • Parent-child bonding
  • Parenting challenges
  • Parent-child relationsships and attachment
  • Pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Sexual health and empowerment, including family planning
  • Abuse prevention and promotion of healthy relationships

Certifications

  • Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers, 2019

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Master of Science, Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Western Washington University, 1997

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