Heather Heather Bishop, Psy Sp., NCSP

Heather Bishop, MA is a fully licensed school psychologist with a Master’s degree and Specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. Heather is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Wayne State University. Heather has extensive experience working with children and teens with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, anxiety, grief, and depression. Heather specializes in psycho-educational assessment and child-centered play-based therapeutic strategies for children of all ages, from early childhood through adolescence.

Heather also works with young adults dealing with depression and/or anxiety.

Heather is passionate about working with children, adolescents, and their families from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has learned the importance of being culturally competent when working with children and teens of color while also seeing to understand the influence of their environment on their life experiences. She seeks to understand children and their families by broadening her own exposure to others and by approaching her work with intellectual curiosity about the people she serves and their worldview. As a psychologist, her goal is to empower and advocate for children while building upon their strengths.  She uses therapeutic strategies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychoeducation, and a Person-Centered and Strengths Based approach that focuses on empathy, active listening, and wellness. She provides family therapy and parenting education to help the whole family achieve stability and wellness. Heather is an active researcher studying early childhood development and joy in Black families. Outside of the therapy room, Heather enjoys pilates, burning candles, traveling, listening to music, and decorating her home.

To contact Heather regarding her therapy services, call (248) 546-0407 or send an email to: info@relationship-institute.com

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