Dr. Heather Evans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private group counseling practice in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. She has over 19 years experience providing individual, marriage, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults in inpatient, outpatient, nonprofit and residential settings. She has extensive training and experience with women’s issues, particularly sexual trauma, sex trafficking and aftercare of its victims. Heather received a Doctor of Clinical Social Work degree from University of Pennsylvania and her dissertation highlighted complex trauma and posttraumatic growth in victims of domestic sex trafficking. Heather is Co-founder and Vice Chair of VAST (Valley Against Sex Trafficking) Coalition in the Lehigh Valley, PA. She is devoted to training and equipping service providers. In 2013, Heather received the Allied Professional Award from Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley for outstanding commitment to victims’ services. Heather is adjunct professsor of Global Trauma Recovery Institute of Missio Theological Seminary and travels and leads trips nationally and internationally, with the goal of partnering with and training trauma healing caregivers.
Heather has diverse experience in speaking and teaching in various settings on various topics pertaining to life, Scripture, counseling and social work and more.
Besides being a social worker, abolitionist and follower of Christ, Heather loves good food, music, supporting hole-in-the-wall restaurants, adventures, simplicity of life & depth of relationship.