Heather Venezia, LCSW

Preferred Name: HEATHER

Online Therapy

About Me

Life doesn’t have to feel like this. My job is to plant the seed of hope so you can begin to envision a happier, more authentic, less stressful life for yourself. Once you have that destination in mind, I become the GPS helping to gently guide you on your journey. You are strong, resilient, and brave for choosing to work on things in therapy. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, trauma, or relationships, I’d love to hear your story and help you write the next chapter. Specialties: Trauma, addiction recovery, high achiever burnout Issues I treat: PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, life transitions, codependency, gender-affirming care Client focus: 18+ years old Niche Communities: LGBTQIA+, Kinky/Poly folx, Sex Workers Treatment approach: individuals & couples. I mainly use EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and parts work. I offer EMDR in weekly sessions or intensive format.

Education & Experience

2015 Bachelors degree in Psychology from Millersville University. 2021 Masters degree in Social Work from Millersville University. EMDR trainings 2022 - present. Basic, PRECI, ASSYST, Intensives, IGTP/OTS, FLASH, 4 Blinks Flash.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Member of NASW. Listed on KAP.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

Optum, WellSpan, Trustmark, UPMC, Benefit Management, Sanford Health