Ashley Heintzelman

Ashley Heintzelman, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist & Eating Disorder Specialist

Dr. Heintzelman specializes in the treatment of adults and adolescents struggling with eating disorders and body image issues. Other clinical areas of specialty include mood disorders, relational concerns, trauma, and identity development.

Dr. Heintzelman provides individual psychotherapy and especially enjoys collaborating within a multidisciplinary treatment team to provide closely coordinated treatment for individuals battling eating and body image concerns.

Her founding of the Ampersand Psych Clinic was driven by her passion for partnering specifically with trauma and grief specialists, as addressing these clinical areas are often important components of eating disorder recovery.

Dr. Heintzelman believes in a strong emphasis on educating and involving parents, spouses, siblings, and coaches in the treatment experience. She approaches therapy from an integrative approach and utilizes person-centered, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral theories in her work with clients. In addition to her work in private practice, in order to fulfill her passion for training and teaching, Dr. Heintzelman regularly supervises masters and doctoral level developing clinicians.

When she’s not working, Dr. Ashley Heintzelman loves being with her children, writing, as evidenced by her published book, “Free to Be”, reading, being in nature, and getting hooked on anything true crime related.

Dr. Heintzelman provides treatment for the following presenting concerns:

  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Disordered Eating
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Body Image Issues
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Bi-Polar Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • General Life Adjustment Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship/Marital Problems
  • Trauma Related Issues
  • Emotional and Sexual Intimacy
  • Parenting Issues
  • LGBTQIA+ Affirming
  • Identity Development
  • Career Development

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Explore Dr. Heintzelman's Book

FREE TO BE: The Non-Diet Path to Peace with Food and Body

An invaluable resource for ending dieting so you're FREE TO BE your best self. This powerful workbook was written to address the challenging relationship so many people have with food and body. What sets FREE TO BE apart is that it's in a category of its own--bridging the gap between professional psychological therapy and conventional medicine.

Discover how to shift your mindset in order to feel more comfortable around food and in your own skin! Regardless of where you are on your journey to wellness, this book will help you learn to trust your body to regulate itself and ditch diets for good.