Heather Duke

Heather B. Duke

Heather B. Duke is a marriage and family counselor in training, and will be completing her internship this summer in Chicago, Illinois.  Heather  received  the following trainings: completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy: Bridging the Couples Chasm.  Level 2  Training in Gottman Assessment, Intervention, and Co-Morbidities. It is her passion to work with couples that are experiencing relational issues due to marriage, divorce, and custody arrangements. 

  • Divorce

    Oct 03, 2018
    When it’s to time to “let go”. Divorce is never easy, but it is a reality for many Americans. Some people rejoice in the fact that they are divorcing. Others, however, are devastated by the loss of financial security, companionship, or dashed dreams. While there are many reasons for divorce, some are more prevalent than others.
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  • “Why I decided to become a Counselor”

    May 17, 2018
    This quote from one of my favorite songs, “Conversations Rule the Nation”, inspired me to pursue a career in counseling. In therapy, it is all about the exchange of therapeutic conversations between counselor and clients, and that, the conversational aspect of therapy, has always stirred a passion within me to properly care for my clients.
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  • How to incorporate “Play Therapy” into the counseling session

    May 04, 2018
    Through play therapy, children learn to communicate with others, express feelings, modify behavior, develop problem-solving skills, and learn a variety of ways of relating to others.
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  • How to incorporate meditative techniques into an intense counseling session

    Apr 24, 2018
    When a client decides to receive counseling, it is never an “easy decision”. Specifically, some of the more common reasons a client decides to attend counseling may be due to the following: drug addiction, anger issues, infidelity, or domestic violence.
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  • How to enhance the supervision experience during a student's practicum and internship experience

    Apr 18, 2018
    When a student begins their practicum or internship phase, it is suppose to be an exciting time for students because this phase represents the end of classroom performance and the start of hands on experience.
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