Heather Bowden, LICSW


Heather Bowden, LICSW, works for Riser+Tread out of the South Shore (Hingham+Duxbury) locations, and earned her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Elmira College and Master of Social Work from Simmons College. 


Heather uses a holistic, strengths-based approach and believes in providing trauma-informed care. She utilizes a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), play therapy, coaching, and mindfulness to support individuals through the therapeutic process.


Heather has worked with children, adolescents, and families, since 2008. She is trained in Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) and has previously worked at Justice Resource Institute (JRI) in a variety of roles, most recently as Program Manager overseeing the community based contract with the Department of Mental Health out of the Cape Cod office. 


Originally from coastal Maine, Heather loves winter and the ocean. During her free time, she enjoys being with her family, raising her chickens, and paddle boarding.