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Kristen Heinze, LMSW, MSW

  • Social Work
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling

Accepting New Patients

UnityPoint Provider

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Gender: Female

About Kristen Heinze, LMSW, MSW

  • University of Iowa Masters of Social Work
  • Internship
    • UIHC-Center for Disabilities and Development Outpatient Adult Psychiatry
Focus Areas
  • Social Work
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling


Why did you become a provider? To help people with mental illness learn how to manage and cope with symptoms so they can lead a meaningful life.
What qualities best describe the care you provide to your patients? Patience, understanding, openness, accepting
Being a mental healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day? Seeing my clients gain new ways to cope with mental illness and watching them progress over time.
What is the most important message you would like to share with your patients? It will get better!
Are there any fun facts that you would like to share? I have a Shiba Inu dog named Wolfgang and a Calico cat named Muffy. My personal interests include: painting, photography and being outdoors.

Therapy with adults and children
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Evidence Based training/Clinical modalities utilized:     
Clinical Interests Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorders, Trauma-Related Disorders
Personal Interests Painting, photography, being outdoors