Heather Wells, PsyD

Provider Type: Psychologist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Children 0-5, Children 6-12

About Heather Wells, PsyD

Heather Wells, PsyD, specializes in working with youth and families who have endured chronic developmental trauma, and youth who are exhibiting emotional and behavioral dysregulation that is impacting their daily functioning and interpersonal relationships. She emphasizes the importance in forming a trusting therapeutic relationship with each client and their family to provide the best environment for personal growth and the achievement of treatment goals.

Dr. Wells is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned her Doctor of Psychology at Midwestern University. Dr. Wells provides psychotherapy services and comprehensive psychological evaluations to youth, adults, and families in a variety of settings. She offers psychological and neuropsychological assessments for those 4 to 45 years old. The testing encompasses mood disorders, PTSD, OCD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and specific learning disabilities. She worked in both hospital and outpatient settings providing acute and long-term psychotherapy to children and adults who were exhibiting severe psychopathology relating to suicidality, aggression, and insecure attachment patterns.

Dr. Wells incorporates a developmental approach when working with clients and families by utilizing therapeutic techniques that are appropriate for each client’s current level of functioning and presenting concerns. Consistent with a developmental approach to psychotherapy, she incorporates a variety of treatment modalities, including psychodynamic therapy, behavioral therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and play therapy to best serve the needs of each client and family.

Communities Served:
BIPOC
Bisexual
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity
Gay
HIV / AIDS
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Queer
Racial Justice
Sex-Positive, Kink
Third Culture Kids
Transgender
Veterans
First Responders

Areas of Treatment

  • ADHD Executive Functioning Testing
  • Adoption/Attachment Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Evaluations
  • Bariatric Evaluations
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Therapy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • Pre-Surgical Testing
  • Psychological Testing
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing for IEP/504 Plan Development
  • Services Provided

  • Psychological Testing
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna EAP
    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Behavioral Health Systems
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • CuraLinc
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • Humana EAP
    • Magellan
    • MCM MedCare Management
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • New Avenues EAP
    • Optum
    • Optum - UHC EAP
    • UBH EAP
    • United EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH
    • ValueOptions