About Dr. Heather Forsyth

Dr. Heather specializes in the assessment and treatment of developmental and behavioral disorders with associated difficulties. 

She enjoys helping children be more successful at home, in school, and in the community through a strength-based approach that nurtures each child's unique needs and facilitates necessary skill development.

Dr. Heather works closely with parents and caregivers to comprehensively address developmental, emotional, behavioral and relational factors in interventions.


Professional Experience

Developmental & Behavioral         Pediatric Clinical Psychologist

Park Nicollet - Child and Family Behavioral Health

* Formerly The Alexander Center

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology


Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow

Relate Counseling Center

Pre-Doctoral APPIC                      Clinical Psychology Intern

Washburn Center for Children

Practicum Student

Mayo Clinic - Nicotine Research Center & Health Psychology Department

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

Minnesota School of Professional Psychology®

APA Accredited Program


B.A., Psychology

University of St. Thomas

Training and Certifications

ADOS Clinical Training

University of Minnesota

ADOS2 Toddler Module Clinical Training

University of Minnesota

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Advanced

*PCIT services are not currently available at the Center for Behavior and Learning