Heather McMillen
Mental Health Professional
Alexandria, Virginia
14 years of experience
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About me

I am a specialist in Maternal Mental Health and focus my work helping people during the transition to parenthood and beyond. I have extensive experience in assisting people through traumatic births, perinatal mood disorders and infant loss. My telehealth practice serves clients in Washington DC, Virginia and South Carolina.


Undergraduate Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Community Counseling (2011)

Certification and training

PSI Perinatal Mood Disorders (2015)

Telehealth Certification (2018)

Memberships and affiliations

PSI. Postpartum Support Virginia, ICAN,

Adoption Birth Trauma Abuse Anger Management Anxiety Anxiety and Depression Assertiveness Attachment problems Codependency Issues Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Cognitive Processing Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Grief and Loss Grief Counseling Infertility Life Transitions Mental Health Mindfulness Mood Disorders Panic Parenting Support Perinatal and Infant Loss Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Perinatal Mood Disorders Postpartum Adjustment Postpartum Depression Postpartum Life Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Therapy Psychotherapy Relationship Issues Self-Actualization Self-Esteem Solution Focused Therapy Strengths-Based Therapy Stress Management Support in Pregnancy Loss Telehealth Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trauma Recovery


Service introduction

I am professional member of Postpartum Support International, Postpartum Support Virginia, and International Cesarean Awareness Network. For over eight years I have worked closely with women in all stages of pregnancy and early motherhood. I have helped clients through birth trauma, infant loss, infertility, and adoption.

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