Heather Digolo

Heather Digolo, MA

Arts-based Mental Health Practitioner and Life Coach.

Heather is passionate about incorporating elements of nature, art and animals in her healing work with adolescents and adults. She believes that people are creative, resourceful and strive to be their best selves within the contexts that they interact with. Heather meets her clients where they are, builds on client’s strengths while using art to facilitate client healing and self-knowledge. 

By incorporating acceptance, warm regard and encouragement, and combining her training as a Life Coach and advocate for people within the shelter system, Heather works with people struggling with life uncertainty, anxiety, trauma, stalking, parent and child struggles, attachment injury, homelessness, multi-cultural family systems, grief and loss, mid-life crisis, career development, adolescent future-life prep, codependency, adult children of alcoholics, and addiction and recovery. 

Heather completed the Art Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Master’s program in 2022 at Adler Graduate School. She is under supervision with Lenaya Kerlin, ATR, LPCC.

Professional Affiliations & Trainings:

  • Trauma-Informed Care, 2020
  • Telemental Health, 2020
  • Emotion Focused Therapy, 2021
  • Art Therapy Addictions, 2021
  • Grief & Loss, 2021
  • American Art Therapy Association, since 2020
  • ACC Co-Active Life Coach from International Coaching Federation 2020-2022
  • Certified Coach, Coach Training Alliance, 2018
  • B.A. Creative Healing in Human Development, Metro State University 2015
  • Co-Active Life Coach, Co-active Coach Training Institute, 2005
  • Stevens Community Hero Award, 2003
  • Sumasil Foundation Grant Recipient, 1999
  • PFUND Grant Recipient for LBGTQI advocacy in homeless shelters, 2013
  • Innovation Award, Project Solo, 2003-2004