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Heather Rink-Rosas, LMFT
My theoretical orientation can be described as eclectic, using techniques from various models of therapy as deemed appropriate with the current treatment and client.

Our Team

Heather Rink-Rosas, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i), Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Gottman method couples therapy, Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based, Relational

Therapy Style

My theoretical orientation can be described as eclectic, using techniques from various models of therapy as deemed appropriate with the current treatment and client. I utilize most from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as I assist clients in exploring and expressing thoughts, feelings/emotions, and behaviors in an attempt to identify maladaptive patterns contributing to distress.

Education

BA - Psychology, California State University of Los Angeles

MS - Counseling Psychology, National University

Certificate - Drug & Alcohol, Los Angeles City College

Internship - Therapist, City of Orange Police Department

Internship - Drug & Alcohol Counselor, Rena B Recovery Services

Internship - Drug & Alcohol Counselor, Volunteers of America

License Number and State

CA 45004

Pronouns

she/her

What are your interests outside of work?

Watching NFL Steelers, heavy metal music, reading, cooking, going to Disneyland, sporting events, concerts, playing drums, family gatherings, working out, pilates, adventures, traveling

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

Positive affirmations

What book have you read more than once?

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L Hay - it changed my life for the better in so many ways.

Anything by Jackie Collins, I enjoy the stories she writes.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

Lasagna Love - we love to make lasagnas for the families that need it and drop it off. It was an amazing idea that a girl had during covid that has helped many families in need.

How do you recharge?

Spending time with my husband and family, taking my cat for rides in the car, getting massages and pedicures, taking vacations, being grateful, sleeping more when needed.

Do you have any pets?

We have a zoo right now: 2 German shepherds, 2 chihuahuas, 2 cats, 2 turtles, 2 bearded dragon lizards, and 2 iguanas. I find that to be a story in itself.

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