Katherine Heeg

Katherine Heeg

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Not accepting new clients


 

Offers video remote sessions


Clientele

Children (<12)
Teenagers (13 - 18)
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Adults
Couples
Families
Parents
Seniors (65+)

Hours

Mon: Remote video session by appointment
Tue: 11:00am-8:00pm
Wed: Remote video session by appointment
Thu: 11:00am-8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am-12:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Specialties & expertise

  • Creative blocks

  • Grief

  • Trauma

  • Performance enhancement

  • Phobias

  • Anxiety

  • Compulsive over-eating


Professional statement

Katherine Heeg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an office in Midtown East, Manhattan. Drawing from over two decades of clinical experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, she is an expert in trauma recovery. She prioritizes helping clients heal from deep-seated pains and restore their sense of control, as well as navigating loss and grief, phobias, performance enhancement, and creative blocks.

Katherine is trained in the latest breakthrough treatments for trauma, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM). She integrates these evidence-based techniques with traditional talk therapy to help clients take gentle steps toward recovery.

Katherine welcomes clients across the lifespan to her practice, supporting each individual with compassion and creativity. Her practice is located steps from the 51st Street subway station.


Specialties

Creative blocks – Rediscovering lost performance and/or creativity; working through creative blocks
Loss and grief
– Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Performance enhancement – Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
Phobias – Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces
Trauma – Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Compulsive over-eating – Helping individuals manage compulsive over-eating using the Feeling State Addiction Protocol from EMDR

General expertise

Anxiety – Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Compulsive behaviors – Coping with overwhelming urges and impulses, such as hair pulling or skin picking; developing alternative ways to reduce stress and alleviate suffering
Depression – Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Relationships – Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Self-esteem – Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Stress management – Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


Insurances

  • Tricare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Initial session: $320 (90min)

  • Ongoing sessions: $250/session (60min)

Sliding scale: A sliding scale from $150 - $250 is offered to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy. 


Message to clients

“If you've tried talk therapy before and want to try a new mind-body approach, I invite you to explore my website.”



Education and work experience

Private Practice, 2012 - Present
Center for Psychological Services, 2001 - 2016

Rutgers University, MSW, 1996
Hope College, BA, 1994


Languages

English