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Heather Doughty, LMSW

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Heather Doughty, LMSW


Heather is a clinician who is mainly informed by psychodynamic, relational, person-centered, trauma-informed, social justice-oriented and strengths-based approaches to psychotherapy. Heather works with her clients to build a relationship based on trust in order to co-create a safe, supportive and accepting environment which fosters growth, healing and positive life changes.

Heather has extensive experience working with LGBTQ-identified individuals as well as those living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses. Heather has offered care to individuals with various life experiences and challenges including: anxiety, depression, psychosis, relationship issues, childhood trauma, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

Heather is originally from Montclair, NJ and grew up making frequent visits to NYC. She is thrilled to have returned to the area, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY after spending over 10 years in Philadelphia. During this time, Heather attended Bryn Mawr College for her graduate degree in social services and she is currently a licensed social worker in New York as well as Pennsylvania.

For the past 5 years, Heather has served on the organizing committee for the March To End Rape Culture, an annual event in support of survivors of sexual assault which takes place in Philadelphia. She also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, hiking, watching Netflix with her cat, and cooking.