Introducing Ms. Heidi Ellis, M.S.
Ms. Heidi Ellis, M.S. is a practicum student clinician who enjoys working with individuals of all ages and identities in therapy and assessment. Ms. Ellis’ therapeutic style is characterized by high levels of warmth and collaboration, prioritizing safety and authenticity to create a unique and powerful client-therapist relationship through which self-exploration, insight, and meaningful change can occur. Ms. Ellis primarily takes a relational psychodynamic approach in therapy, but continually assesses the needs of each unique individual/family and adapts her interventions and approaches to best meet her clients’ needs. Ms. Ellis often incorporates strategies from relational-cultural theory, time-limited psychodynamic theory, interpersonal theory, and internal-family systems theory. She has experience with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, relational difficulties, adjustment, and trauma.
Education and Career Background
Ms. Heidi Ellis, M.S. is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas. She completed her undergraduate education at Cedarville University in Ohio, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology before returning to Texas to pursue graduate school. She has worked in a community mental health clinic and college counseling center, providing a variety of psychological services including individual psychotherapy and comprehensive psychological assessments for a variety of presenting concerns. As a practicum student clinician, Ms. Ellis will be providing services under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Lambert.