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Dr. Heather C.

Specializing in Somatic approaches and
Performing Artists

Dr. Heather C. is a licensed clinical psychologist (CA #35039) and licensed professional counselor (IL #178015649) who specializes in therapy for performing artists. With her background as a professional actor who earned a PhD in clinical psychology, she has a unique understanding of the challenges that performing artists face. Partnering with Dr. Heather will help you expand your mental health skills and utilize many of the skills you learned as an artist reframed to apply to relationships and recover from hurtful experiences. She is licensed to work in most states in the United States.

Supervisor Dr. Melissa Rowland, Lic. 071008544

Areas of Expertise

Therapy for Performing Artists, Mental Health Skills, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy & Somatic Psychology

Dr. Heather C. specializes in providing therapy for performing artists who are looking to improve their lives within relationships and in careers. She offers a range of services including cognitive-behavioral therapy and somatic integration. Dr. Heather is member of SAG/AFTRA & AEA and  understands the unique challenges that performing artists face and provides tailored treatment plans to meet their specific needs. Dr. Heather is a member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA). Her research looks at how the skills of empathy are impacted by actor training.


Individual Therapy

Please include in your inquiry

  • goals for therapy

  • why now

  • past experience with therapy

  • insurance information including group and member number or if no insurance

  • best times of day to meet

Contact Dr. Heather C.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please fill out the form below.

Dr. Heather accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Aetna. 

Hourly session rate is $160. Sliding scale for limited clients.

Virtual work for most states allowed in USA covered by insurance.

Lake Behavioral Health Associates

627 Lake Street, Suite 213

River Forest, IL 60305
Tel: 818.298.1828

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