Heidi Robbins earned her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Saint Lawrence University and her Masters
in Clinical Psychology at Saint Michael College. She is joining Hannah’s House after serving as an
Outpatient Therapist for children and youth at Washington County Mental Health for over 5 years.
Since 2016 she has been practicing independently as a Sport Psychology Consultant. Heidi is eager to
build her practice and offer children and families of the Mad River Valley access to high quality mental
health services here in Waitsfield.
Heidi will begin offering Neurofeedback sessions for children, teens, and adults in early spring 2019.
Individuals who have been treated with Neurofeedback have demonstrated improvements in their
ability to focus, regulate behavior, and manage emotions. People who struggle with ADHD, insomnia,
anxiety, and PTSD have all reported benefits from Neurofeedback treatment. This modality can benefit a
range of clients and is well suited to Heidi’s special interest in sport and athletic populations.
As a founding member of the Children’s Grief and Loss Project at WCMHS, Heidi has developed a
specialty in supporting children and families with issues related to grief. She enjoys supporting kids and
teens through losses ranging from divorce, separation from caregiver, death of a loved one, to loss of
other important relationship. Heidi recognizes the importance of working collaboratively with parents
and caregivers to address their children’s mental health needs. She volunteers at Camp Knock Knock, a
family bereavement camp where she co-facilitates a grief group for children and connects with other
Heidi is passionate about sport and exercise. She grew up ski racing at Pico and Killington Mountain
School. In spite of several knee surgeries Heidi’s skiing career culminated in participating in NCAA skiing
at both St. Lawrence University and St. Michael’s College. She continues to stay involved in the sport
working as a ski coach at Cochran’s Ski Club on the weekends and working on mental training with
athletes at Okemo and Killington Mountain Schools.
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing the Emerging Epidemic 2019
Grief and Loss in Play Therapy 2018
Art Therapy: Creative Interventions for Challenging Children 2018
Addressing the Continuum of Sexual Behavior in Children 2018
Certified in Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment 2017-2019
Essential Connection: From Infancy to Adulthood 2017
Working with Youth Conference 2016
Play Therapy for Trauma: Brain-Based Strategies for Children and Adolescents 2016
Helping the Non-Compliant Child Training and Follow-up Group Consultations 2015
Play, Play Therapy, and Games: Proven Strategies to Engage Children in Therapy 2015