Heidi Kuehn, LPC
“I am not what happened to me. I’m what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung
Nothing makes us more human than the way we feel. What an incredible, beautiful capacity we have to deeply experience so many different emotions – emotions that can wisely guide us on our journey… or completely derail us. If the weight of painful, uncomfortable, or confusing emotions is making it difficult for you to move forward on your path, know that you are not alone, and commend yourself on the strength you are showing in seeking support. I’m honored to join you on the brave endeavor of knowing and befriending your whole self, finding meaning in the pain, and forging the way forward with new tools in hand. It may not be easy, but we can do hard things!
I strive to honor the uniqueness of each individual and their situation. As such, I utilize an integrated approach to counseling that varies depending on who I’m sitting with. Generally, though, I incorporate CBT, DBT, and ACT alongside positive psychology, trauma-focused, and expressive-arts techniques. I enjoy working with all ages, and have worked in a number of treatment settings, including day treatment, career counseling, school-based services, and rehabilitative work with individuals struggling with psychosis. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community myself, I am affirming of all identities and expressions of self. I am certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a measure of personality and self-exploration.
In my free time, I enjoy going on adventures with my wife and cuddling our fur babies! I love to create and spend a great deal of time painting and writing. I hold a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Central Washington University and a Master’s in Psychology from University of Missouri – St. Louis.