Heather Allen, LCSW, (she/they) is a social worker and therapist practicing in central Arkansas. Mx. Allen received her master’s in social work at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She completed a post-masters fellowship in psychosocial rehabilitation at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, where she became passionate about providing trauma-informed and trauma-focused care for medically and psychosocially complex populations. They previously worked at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, AR in an outpatient mental health clinic where she led trauma-informed consultation group for LGBTQ+ affirming care and suicidality to train and support clinical staff. They provide interdisciplinary training and consultation in weight inclusive approaches to working with medical trauma, chronic illness, and eating disorders. Mx. Allen’s expertise includes providing trauma-informed psychotherapy for couples and individuals with a focus on sexual health. She is an active member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Heather Allen has an employment relationship with TOV Wellness. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Heather Allen is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Association of Sex Educators.