Heather Bearden | Cumming

Licensed Professional Counselor

Heather graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. After graduation, she worked in the corporate world as a manager in Human Resources and Training. She received her Master’s in Community Counseling from Argosy University in 2011. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC). Heather works with teenagers and adults who experience generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder. She also works with clients who engage in self-harm. Heather treats depression, grief, trauma, and anger. She enjoys working with clients on interpersonal skills, communication, and assertiveness.

Heather approaches therapy from a holistic standpoint that integrates mind, body, and spirit. She finds that this provides the most clarity and helps clients transform their lives in the most powerful way. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills, and she is trained in the Progressive Counting model for trauma recovery.


Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Infertility, Life Transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Spirituality, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues

Specialties: Self Harm, Trauma, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Age: Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19), Adults, Elders (65+)

Category: Group, Individuals, Veterans


Types of Therapy: Attachment-based, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Eclectic, Humanistic, Integrative, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused


School: Argosy University
Year Graduated: 2011
License No. and State: LPC008307


Beyond Today Counseling Center
327 Dahlonega Street, Suite 1902 B
Cumming, GA 30040

Office Phone: (678) 371-7357


Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Online Therapy/Video Counseling: No


Average Cost: $125/session

Sliding Scale: No

Accepted Payment: Cash, Check, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover

Accepted Insurance: Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield

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