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heather halpern
Heather R. Halpern


License No. LCS 13056

1499 Huntington Drive, Suite 308
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Heather R. Halpern, MSW, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice in South Pasadena. She is a professional therapist dedicated to helping men, women, couples, children, and families achieve their goal of greater well-being and success. Heather's office is conveniently located and close to San Marino, Altadena, Arroyo, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Tujunga, Montrose, Glendale, Burbank, Alhambra, Arcadia, Monrovia, Temple City and the San Gabriel Valley.

Heather is focused, gentle and direct in successfully helping people, including Toddlers, Pre-Teens, Teenagers and Adults, in the areas of:

  • Anxiety Issues
  • Betrayal, Disappointment or Fear Issues
  • Child and Adolescent Issues
  • Child Counseling
  • Core Needs and Core Values
  • Custody Issues
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Financial Concerns
  • Frustration, Grief
  • Health Related Adjustment Issues
  • Hypnosis
  • Identity Issues
  • Job Loss and Work Problems
  • Life Stressors such as Family Problems
  • Loss, Marital Distress or Divorce
  • Marriage Separation
  • Pain Management
  • Parenting Concerns
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Acceptance
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Identity
  • Signs or Symptoms of Depression
  • Signs or Symptoms of Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Support Groups
  • Transitions in Self-Concept

Areas of Specialization:

Specializing in those who feel challenged or distressed due to personal changes. Heather R. Halpern has helped over 3,500 clients in the last 30 years as a therapist in Pasadena, California. Her work in therapy focuses on helping people achieve feelings of greater well-being and success.

Heather also specializes in child and adolescent issues, particularly behavioral problems at home and at school. She has worked in agencies and in school settings helping young people develop confidence, leadership, and positive goals for themselves. Heather also helps patients with smoking cessation and weight control through hypnosis. She is highly trained in EMDR and Hypnosis.

Heather also provides individual counseling for women who are separated or divorced. She focuses on loss, betrayal, fear, financial concerns, parenting concerns, custody, and life transitions in self-concept.

Wrongful Termination:
Since 2012, Heather has provided expert and fact witness testimony for individuals who have been wrongfully terminated due to work related injury, stress, age or gender discrimination and work place harassment.

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Ms. Halpern's professional office is decorated to help adults and children feel at home and comfortable.

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Heather R. Halpern, MSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker (psychotherapist) with a master's degree from the University of Southern California. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

She has been in private practice for thirty years. She is warm, direct, and focuses on maximizing people's strengths and resources. Heather is dedicated to facilitating the well-being of the people she works with.


"I love my work and deeply appreciate helping adults, adolescents, children and families resolve issues and achieve maximum well-being.”

-- Heather Halpern --