Dennis E. Heitzmann, Ph.D.

Dr. HeitzmannDr. Heitzmann received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas (Austin). During his tenure at Penn State University, Dr. Heitzmann served as Senior Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, and Affiliate Professor in both the Clinical and Counseling Psychology training programs at Penn State. In addition he has served as the president of the International Association of Counseling Services, and as president of the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors, from which he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to university student mental health. He is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, a member of the American Psychological Association, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and past president of the Central Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Dr. Heitzmann has presented lectures and workshops on a variety of mental health topics, provided organizational consultation to various executives and agencies, and is the author of a book and several articles on a variety of mental health topics. His areas of specialization include the treatment of adults from diverse backgrounds with concerns related to depression and anxiety; life transitions; career, school and work-related issues; marriage, divorce, and adjustment to each; and the developmental concerns of young adults.