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Heather Carlile, MA, LPC

Heather Carlile, MA, LPC

 

Bio (170 words)

Heather Carlile is known as a futurist and a wizard of human nature. She has been called “a million dollar soul.”

She began teaching and facilitating for individuals, corporations starting in 1993. Her personal quest for growth began over 30 years ago.

Heather’s private practice is in Richardson, Texas where she specializes in marriage counseling and mentoring. She is a pioneer with a passion for relationships, virtue, identity, gender and lifestyle.

Her unique transpersonal philosophy, which she uses to relieve anxiety, depression, confusion, guilt, anger and grief. She integrates archetypes and positive psychology with cognitive behavioral techniques. Her workshops for her colleagues and the public include stopping self-sabotage, emotional intelligence, parenting and grieving. Heather’s presentations are interactive and fun which makes her personality briefs on the Enneagram helpful to the Yellow Ribbon Conferences for the Army. She is the author of 15 study guides and the ReWriting Your Future mentoring course.

Originally a Canadian from the Saskatchewan wilderness, Heather’s passions include her husband, composer, Jack Waldenmaier, dinner parties, painting,  singing jazz ballads, Argentine Tango with Jack and spy novels.

 

Bio (145 words)

Heather Carlile, MA, LPC, is an expert with people…with their personality styles, relationships and adjustment to change. She has been called “a wizard of human nature.” She has a 20-year-old private counseling practice in Richardson, Texas and has been a corporate trainer there since 1993. She is a grief recovery facilitator and a marriage counselor. She has designed her unique transpersonal philosophy to relieve anxiety, depression, confusion, guilt, anger and grief. Her counseling philosphy integrates archetypes and emotional intelligence with cognitive behavioral techniques.  Heather is the author of Designer Marriage, a course for couples, and ReWriting Your FutureSM, a comprehensive mentoring course to “Integrate Personality with Mission and Purpose.”

A Canadian from the Saskatchewan wilderness, Heather’s passions include her husband, composer, Jack Waldenmaier, good humor, dinner parties, painting, photography, jazz, singing, Argentine tango, travel and spy novels.

 

Bio (130 words)

Heather Carlile has been called “a wizard of human nature.” She has a 20-year-old private practice in Richardson, Texas. She started corporate training in1993 and now teaches CEU classes to her colleagues and personality styles for the Army Yellow Ribbon Conferences. She is a grief recovery and marriage counselor. Heather has designed a transpersonal philosophy to relieve anxiety, depression, confusion, anger, trauma and grief. Her counseling philosophy integrates archetypes and emotional intelligence with cognitive behavioral techniques.  Heather is the author of over 15 handbooks, and ReWriting Your FutureSM, a16-module course to “Integrate Personality with Purpose.”

A Canadian from the Saskatchewan wilderness, Heather’s passions include her husband, composer, Jack Waldenmaier, fun dinner parties, painting, singing jazz ballads, dancing Argentine Tango with Jack and winding down with spy novels.

Brief Bios

Bio (62 words)

As a Marriage Counselor with offices in Dallas, Heather Carlile is a Relationship and Personality Expert. She’s known as the “Wizard of Human Nature” among her professional peers whom she mentors.

Heather is the author of a dozen handbooks including Designer Marriage and ReWriting Your Future, and counsels couples and individuals in-person, by phone, and via Skype.

Call Heather at 214-636-5889 or visit HeatherCarlile.com

Bio (50 Words)

Heather is an expert with people…with their personalities, relationships and lifestyles. She’s been called “a wizard of human nature.” Her private practice is in Dallas and she’s been a corporate trainer there since 1993. Heather is the author of the Designer Marriage program, and ReWriting Your FutureSM, a mentoring course.

Bio (71 Words)

Heather Carlile is a private practice counselor in Dallas, Texas. She is an expert with people…with their personalities, relationships and lifestyles. She’s been called “a wizard of human nature.” Ms. Carlile teaches continuing education to her colleagues nationally and she’s been a corporate trainer since 1993. Heather is the author of a dozen handbooks for professionals and clients including the Designer Marriage program, and ReWriting Your FutureSM, a mentoring course.

 

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Summary

Heather has been described as “a wizard of human nature,” “a futurist,” “a million-dollar soul.”

Her favorite talks:

-Keeping Our Teens On Track: What Works Today

-Our Heroes Script Us: How Role Models Harm and Help

She is a master teacher, a therapist, an author, a speaker…an expert in relationships and personality.

Experience her on youtube.com/heathercarlile. Currently, her 60 one-hour presentations on Counseling and on Marriage Counseling are available to the pubic.

Heather Carlile began private practice counseling, speaking and facilitating workshops on various topics for individuals and corporations after graduate studies in applied psychology. She also teaches CEU classes for continuing education to her colleagues and is a supervisor of counseling interns.

Ms. Carlile specializes in marriage counseling and mentoring. Her unique transpersonal philosophy, which she uses to relieve anxiety, depression, confusion, guilt, anger and grief, integrates archetypes and spirituality with classical psychological techniques. Her work includes seminars on stopping self-sabotage, finding purpose, virtuous character, parenting, personality (through the Enneagram), and grief or adaptation to loss and change.

The US Army welcomes Heather as a presenter for the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration conferences. She presents her funny and fun introduction to Enneagram Personality Types using “The Enneagram Song” written for her work by her husband, composer Jack Waldenmaier.

She created and co-facilitates Designer Marriage workshops with her husband, Dr. Jack Waldenmaier.

As a professional speaker and corporate trainer she focuses on communication, EQ and change management with humor and stories.

Specialties: Relationships, Marriage, Personality Styles, Complicated Bereavement in Children and Teens, College Success, EQ, Character Development, Grief Recovery, Radio Interviews, Study Guides, Mentoring and Keeping Our Teens On Track: What works today.

A Canadian from the Saskatchewan wilderness (now at home in Texas), Heather’s passions include her husband, composer, Jack Waldenmaier, good humor, dinner parties, painting, photography, singing jazz ballads, opera and Argentine Tango with Jack. The other two Jack’s in her life are Jack Ryan and Jack Reacher…she winds down with spy novels.

Marriage Counselor, Therapist, Mentor Heather Carlile, MA, LPC

September 1993 – Present (20 years 2 months) Marriage Counselor.
Mental Health Private Practice; LPC Intern Supervisor.
Creator of ReWriting Your Future Mentoring Program.

My Mission is Mentoring.

Currently in private practice as an individual, group, marital and family counselor (since 1994). Cognitive Behavioral treatment including depression, anxiety, grief, role diffusion, life transition, communication, compulsion, relationships and sexuality.

Provider of Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for colleagues: LPCs and LMFTs in the State of Texas via workshops.

Internship Site for University of North Texas Wellness Promotion Bachelors Degree: researched and created the curriculum for “What Really Works Now: Keeping Our Teens On Track.”

Psycho-education including model innovation and construction on: lifestyle building blocks for adults and teens, developmental psychology, archetypes, emotional intelligence, communication skills, three intelligences, gender differences, substance abuse, personality styles using The Enneagram, relationship enhancement and parenting techniques.

Certified Counselor Supervisor by North Texas State University in January 2001.

Licensed Professional Counselor with two-year internship in the private practice of John M. Talmadge, M.D. using cognitive, behavioral and transpersonal methods 1992-1993.

Author: Designer Marriage, ReWriting Your Future, Grief Recovery Guide, Journaling Guide, The Childhood Hero as Role Model, LifeStyle Design Guide, (unpublished works available to her private clients and online).

 

GENERIC RESUME

Heather Carlile, MA, LPC
Speaker, Counselor

Heather Carlile Presents Training and Speaking for quality of life
including model innovation and construction on: archetypes,
emotional intelligence, communication skills, three intelligences,
gender differences, substance abuse, personality styles using
The Enneagram, relationship problems and parenting techniques.

Mental Health Practice
She is in private practice as a counselor with treatment for individual,
marital and family issues including depression, anxiety, grief, role
diffusion, life transition, communication, compulsion, relationships
and sexuality.

Professional Speaking and Retreat Topics (Outlines available)

Success

* Becoming a Champion: The Power of Naming – How to Stop Self-Sabotage! sm (Change, Motivation and Personality).
* Are You on Fire? or Are You Burning Out? Re-Designing Your Life sm (Values, Priorities and Stress Management).
* Fairy Tale Role Models – The Paradox of Childhood Myths sm (Exposing the Gifts and Curses We Carry from Our Childhood Heroes).
* Designer Marriage – Deep Friendship and Romantic Bonding sm (How to Create and Keep a Great Relationship).
* I’d Follow My Bliss If I Knew Where to Find It: The Pursuit of Passion sm (Values, Vision, Mission).
* The Future is Now — Advanced Goal-Setting sm (Goal-Setting, Obstacles and Motivation).

Psychology

* Emotional Intelligence: Adding Quality to Your Life sm  (Emotional Acuity, Life Balance, Resilience, Interactive Ability, Constructive Discontent, Compassion and Trust Radius).
* Building Noble Character sm (Principled and Virtuous Living).
* The Enneagram: Your Default Archetype sm (Personality Style).
* The Hats You Wear: Defining the Dimensions of Personality sm (Personal Archetypes).

Seminars and Workshops

* ReWriting Your Future sm: Comprehensive Life Re-Design — Integrating Personality with Passion and Purpose. Author and presentor. ReWriting Your Future covering family-of-origin roles, personality style, values clarification, life purpose, self-sabotage, scripting, goal setting, closing with the theory and practices of self-motivation, 1993 to the present.
* Emotional Intelligence: Putting Quality in Your Life full day training. Includes the EQMap 20-scale measurement instrument and implementation workbook.
* Grief Recovery, 6-week or 12-week series of classes including Ms. Carlile’s workbook.
* 15-week series Using the Enneagram Personality Style Indicator for Psychological Growth and Relationship Enhancement.

Media and Publications

* The Designer Relationship Call-in Talk Show, 8 months, Air America Radio KXWB, Dallas 2006.
* Good Morning America interviewed on how illness affects a marriage. 2006.
* Interviewed and quoted in Dallas Morning News 8/27/05; Classes show how journaling can help.
* Interviewed and quoted on the Oxygen TV channel; Success in Marriage Counseling, August 2001.
* Interviewed by and quoted in Dallas Morning News 6/22/01 in You’re Not Invited: Although weddings are meant to unite family, more couples are leaving parents off the guest list by Karen Rangel.

Trainer
Continuing Education workshops for LPCs and LMFTs. Corporate seminars, contract instructor (clients such as: Anderson Consulting, AT&T, Chase Bank, Ericsson, Inc., GM, IBM, IRS, Johnson & Johnson, Nations Bank, Texas Commerce Bank) on topics such as: Communication, Emotional Intelligence, The Four Flavors of Fear, Diversity Training, Secrets of Successful Thinkers, Dealing with Difficult People, Managing Stress: The Road to Resiliency, Setting Limits and Delegating, Taking Care of Yourself During Times of Change, Overcoming Procrastination, Managing Expectations, Attitudes and Guilt.

Education

The Enneagram Institute Certification Training Program. 2013.
Mind-Body Emotional Regulation for Anxiety, Phobias, PTSD and Panic Attacks by Steve Reed, LPC, LMSW, LMFT for R. Cassidy Seminars APA.2013.
Transformative Ethics – Margaret Pinder and Linda Honker for Transformative Learning Center & New Directions Counseling and Education Dallas, TX 2012.
BIPP Batterer Intervention & Prevention Program comprehensive training, The Family Place, Dallas, TX 2009. Family Violence and Your Workplace, Garland, TX 2008.
Certification for Practical Parent Education, 59 topics available. Plano, TX 2008.
Psych-K Training with Robert Williams, Breckenridge, CO 2007.
The Biology of Belief with Dr. Bruce Lipton, Breckenridge, CO 2007.
Anthony Robbins’ Six-Day Date with Destiny, Palm Springs, CA 2006.
Ira Progoff’s Six-Day Intensive Journal Workshop, Seattle, Washington 2005.
Discovery Training: Tools for Successful Living, Training Assistant, Dallas, Texas 2005, 2006.
Ira Progoff’s Two-Weekend Intensive Journal Workshop, Dallas, Texas 2004.
Active Relationships Center, four professional certification workshops: Active Communication, Active Romance, Active Money Personalities, Active Living to Make Love Last, Dallas, Texas 2004.
PREP: Preventative Relationship Enhancement Program, certification training, Dallas, Texas 2004.
C.D. Honorary Cultural Doctorate in Humane Letters awarded by the World University Roundtable, Benson, Arizona 2002.
Multicultural Powers – A Call to Greatness, One Year Mystery School, Dr. Jean Houston, Portland, Oregon 2002.
Institute in Counselor Supervision, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 2001.
Living to Make Love Last, Dallas, Texas 2004.
Spiral Dynamics I: A PsychoSocioPolitical Model, Level I Certification, The National Values Center, Dallas, Texas 2000.
The Hogan Center for Performance Excellence: Leadership Skills for Executives 1999.
The Hogan Center for Performance Excellence: Quality Leadership & Implementation seminar 1998.
Certified for Prepare/Enrich marriage enrichment and pre-marital assessment 1996.
Certification as Ethics Trainer from the Josephson Institute and Character Counts! Coalition 1995.
Carlson Learning Company, Administering Coping & Stress Profile 1995.
M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Amberton University, Garland Texas 1993.

Professional Associations
American Counseling Association
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Dallas Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Volunteer Service
Volunteer for The Gendercide Awareness Project, Dallas, TX 2012

Vice President, Voices of Change: Chamber Music of Modern Composers 2003-present.
Grief Recovery, Unity Church, Dallas, Texas 2003, 2004.
Plenary and Workshops for United Nations International Women’s Self Defense Day, 2003.
Critical Incident Debriefing, YWCA Child Suicide, Dallas, Texas 2002.
Disaster Services Facilitator, American Airlines Flight Attendant Debriefing, 9/11/01.
Facilitating The Future is Now! retreats for clients of Hope’s Door, Collin County Battered Women’s Shelter 1998 – 2001.
Teach pastoral care volunteers elements of grief recovery, Unity Church of Dallas 2000.
The Spiritual Practice of Virtue, Episcopal Church of Dallas, TX 1999.
The Future is Now, Battered Women’s Retreat, The Soroptimists, Dallas, TX 1997 to 1999.
Psycho-educational presentations on Emotional Intelligence for Nexus Womens Recovery Center, Inc. 1997, 1998.
Certified for Mental Health Disaster Services by the Red Cross 1997.

 

For Heather’s Curriculum Vitae, see “About Heather”