Heather Wells, PsyD

Provider Type: Psychologist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

Heather Wells, PsyD

Dr. Heather Wells treats patients of all ages.

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. Prior to joining Edgewood, Dr. Wells provided psychotherapy services and comprehensive psychological evaluations to youth, adults, and families in a variety of settings. 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.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry

Education & Certifications

  • PsyD in Psychology from Midwestern University

Locations

Naperville, IL
900 E Diehl Road, Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563-2394
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