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Heather Wells, PsyD

Provider Type: Psychologist

Provider Gender: Female

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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.

Treatment Areas

  • Abuse
  • Achievement Testing for IEP/504 Plan Development
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Attachment Challenges
  • Autism Evaluations
  • Behavior Concerns
  • Emotional Regulation Issues
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Play Therapy
  • Pre-Surgical Testing

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon Wellbeing EAP / Wellpoint Behavioral
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernorth EAP
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • Compsych EAP
  • ComPsych Managed Care
  • Consociate Health
  • CuraLinc EAP
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Humana EAP
  • Humana Military TRICARE East
  • Lifeworks EAP
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • New Avenues EAP
  • Northwestern BCBS HMO
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum EAP
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Medicare
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN
  • Whole Brother Mission

Languages

  • English

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