Stephanie Heck, PhD - Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Heck is a licensed psychologist practicing in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of northwest Philadelphia.  She specializes in psychotherapy for adults with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, grief, stress, identity issues, relationship problems, and life transitions.  She typically works with individuals, couples, or parent-infant pairs. 

A component of Dr. Heck's psychology practice is specifically geared toward working with and supporting parents. 
If this interests you, please check out the "especially for parents" page. 

Dr. Heck has extensive training in a variety of psychotherapy approaches and techniques, including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, existential, gestalt, relational, and humanistic therapies.  Although she tends to favor a psychodynamic approach, she likes to combine what she knows in a way that suits each person.  She will work with you to find a style that is simultaneously comfortable for you and also effective at helping you to reach your goals. 

Please take a moment to explore Dr. Heck's website.  If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact her by phone or e-mail. 


 

HELPFUL LINKS

Dr. Heck frequently contributes to written and online communications.  Here is a sample of her writing from Psychology Today about fatherhood.  Check the "Podcasts and Links" page for more!

Check Dr. Heck's "Podcasts and Links" page for recent episodes of her routine guest appearances as the "in-house therapist" on G'Town Radio, as well as for a link to her blog!

Read a WHYY Newsworks article citing Dr. Heck's perspective on bad habits and how to break them. 

Not all mental health professionals have the same training and experience.  Why see a psychologist?  Click here to find out. 

Did you know that psychotherapy can boost your happiness more than money?  Click here to read a summary of results from the journal "Health Economics, Policy and Law."

 

ABOUT DR. HECK

Educational background, research, and expertise

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for parents

Helping new and experienced parents cope with the challenges of parenthood

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services

Offering psychotherapy for adults as well as counseling services

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