Kendall Heiman's therapy offices

Treatment Philosophy

At Paramount Recovery Kendall provides a dynamic solution focused approach to therapy. Kendall’s extensive knowledge of attachment theory, family system's
theory and the psychodynamic stages of change are fundamental to her treatment philosophy. Additionally, Terence Gorski’s Developmental Model of Recovery and Relapse Prevention Planning inform many of Kendall’s clinical interventions. 

Through the passionate and proficient delivery of therapeutic interventions, Kendall collaborates with her clients to assist them in abstaining from maladaptive coping behaviors and in restoring their biological, psychological, social and spiritual health.


About Kendall Heiman

Kendall is a graduate of the University of Kansas Advanced Standing Masters of Social Work Program. Additionally, Kendall holds a BSW degree which she also earned at the University of Kansas. She is licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board in the State of Kansas as a Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC)
and as a Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW).   


As a graduate student Kendall completed extensive research related to substance use disorders and addicted family dynamics. Kendall completed her clinical internship at the Recovery Center at St. Francis in Topeka, Kansas where she developed a strong interest in working with children and families affected by chemical dependency and other compulsive behaviors. Kendall has an intimate understanding of the trauma that families experience during the active stages of addiction and she has focused her career on helping individuals and families achieve recovery.  


Kendall is well known for the knowledge, passion, energy and humor that she infuses into her interactions with others as well as her ability to cultivate therapeutic rapport with resistant and ambivalent clients. Kendall is an outspoken advocate for her clients and is adept at navigating complex social service systems.