Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Group

Currently Dr. Kristin Heider sees clients age 18 and up for therapy and is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield at the Counseling and Health Center in Iowa City, IA.

Practice Information

Dr. Kristin Heider is an associate at the Counseling and Health Center in Downtown Iowa City, across from Mercy Hospital, which is also conveniently located by surrounding University of Iowa campus and student housing.

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Adjustment
  • Trauma
  • Family Concerns
  • Difficult Interpersonal Relationships
  • Identity Development
  • Couples
  • Groups
  • College Undergraduate, Graduate, and Medical Students

Workshop Facilitation and Speaking

Dr. Kristin Heider is experienced in working with organizations to promote mental health and well being by organizing and executing on speaking, liaising, and performing outreach and awareness activities. Please refer to the Contact page if you are interested in working with Kristin.


EPPP Coaching

Dr. Heider works with early career psychologists to help prepare them for the EPPP (Examination for Professional Practice of Psychology) licensing exam. She is currently contracted by AATBS (Association for Advanced Training in Behavioral Sciences), and she consults with students regularly to develop skills and techniques to master the licensing material. These 15 and 30 minute coaching sessions as well as dialogue via email generally include structured study planning integrating various study strategies, test taking skills, and anxiety management. Dr. Kristin also works with a team of professionals as a Subject Matter Expert to apply her own research and knowledge to the development of Enhanced EPPP study materials (the updated EPPP exam). She also promotes, organizes, and runs nationally held workshops with AATBS, helping to further develop EPPP knowledge and readiness for psychologists.