Kerry Heath, LPC-S, NCC, CEDS-S

Kerry Heath, LPC-S, NCC, CEDS-S

Kerry Heath, LPC-S, NCC, CEDS-S

Certifications:

Licensed Professional Counselor (Board Approved Supervisor), LPC-S (Arizona & Virginia)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Certified Eating Disorders Specialist-Supervisor (CEDS-S)

Areas of Focus:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • OCD
  • Perinatal Anxiety & Mood Disorders
  • Birth Trauma
  • Post-Abortion Recovery

Education:

MS (Marriage & Family Therapy) Oklahoma Baptist University
BSBA (Marketing) University of Tulsa

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Professional Background

Kerry is a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Arizona and Virginia as well as a National Certified Counselor. Kerry treats eating disorders of all ages and genders and has earned the distinction of Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS). She has a master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy and thoroughly enjoys working with couples and families.

Kerry has over two decades of clinical experience working with people of all ages struggling with eating disorders and related conditions. Her specialty areas of practice include treatment of eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, mood disorders, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, birth trauma, and post-abortion recovery.

Kerry has worked in a variety of leadership positions including as the Assistant Clinical Director for many years overseeing multiple programs within a world-renowned eating disorder treatment facility. In this role, she helped to develop their trauma recovery curriculum in addition to training other clinicians in the areas of DBT, CBT, and spiritual integration. Kerry enjoys training new clinicians and offers supervision to professionals nationally. She is certified by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) to train and supervise those seeking certification as a CEDS. She is a board approved supervisor with the Arizona and Virginia Counseling Boards.

Kerry has co-authored a peer-reviewed journal article regarding the connection between bulimia and trauma which was featured in an eating disorder treatment manual. She is regularly called upon to consult with other professionals treating eating disorders throughout the country as an expert in her field.

Contributor to the following publications:

Cumella, E.J., Eberly, M.C., & Hall, A.D. (2008). Eating Disorders: A Handbook of Christian Treatment.
Nashville, TN.

Hulsey, K. (2006). Trauma and Bulimia Nervosa: A Case Study. The Remuda Review: The Christian Journal of Eating Disorders. 5(3) 33-34.

Professional Affiliations:

Arizona Counselors Association
International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals