Heather Nelson Brame is a clinical social worker at UCSF's Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute's Intensive Family Therapy Clinic and the Young Adult and Family Center. She has worked in the mental health field with children, families and adults for almost twenty years.
In addition to caring for patients at UCSF, she has an active private practice. Brame also serves as a specialty mental health provider for the San Francisco Police Department and provides consultation for the San Francisco Department of Public Health's Family Mosaic Project. Additionally, she is a subject matter expert with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences in the areas of family therapy, children's mental health, residential treatment and infant loss.
Brame earned a master's degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. She is an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at UCSF.