Substance Use Disorder, Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders, Military, Veterans, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors
Heidi Cheney is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), counselor and therapist. Heidi has worked with a wide variety of clients in an outpatient setting. She has worked with the elderly, adult men and women, teens and children in individual, family, group and couples therapy. She has worked with a wide variety of issues including children suffering from sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and neglect; boys and men struggling with pornography and/or substance abuse; those who have committed sexual offenses or experienced sexual abuse themselves. Heidi has also worked with girls and women struggling with the same addictions as the male population, and who have been victims of others. She has also treated all populations struggling with depression, trauma, and a variety of anxiety disorders, post- traumatic stress, personality disorders and symptoms.
Heidi utilizes several therapeutic modalities including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR,) trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Sand Tray, and Art and Music therapies. It is very rewarding for Heidi to help people from all walks of life heal and move forward with their lives while having a more hopeful and positive outlook.
Through all of her professional work and personal experience, Heidi has learned that relationships are what matter most. Almost any problem can be resolved if there is a good relationship in place. Any relationship that is struggling can be mended if those involved are willing and committed to make it better.
Heidi attended school at Ricks College (now BYU Idaho) where she met her husband and married after her first year of school. She put her education on hold in order to focus on starting a family. She is the mother of five children (four girls and one boy), and grand-mother of six. When her youngest daughter entered second grade, Heidi went back to school to achieve her dream of finishing a college education. She graduated with a Bachelor degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley State College in 2007 and went on to earn a Master degree in Social Work from the University of Utah in 2009.