Dr. Heidi Allespach, PHD

Dr. Heidi Allespach, PHD

Psychology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Heidi Allespach, PHD is a psychologist in Miami, FL. She specializes in psychology and behavioral medicine.Read her story

1801 NW 9th Ave

Miami, FL 33136

Contact Information

(305) 243-2951

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Dr. Allespach's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Allespach "Dr. Allespach is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Medicine and Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In addition, she is the Director of Behavioral Medicine in the Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Surgery Residency and Fellowship Programs at UMMSM/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Allespach has lectured extensively at national conferences on the use of cognitive-behavioral techniques for stress reduction, addictive behaviors and for decreasing depression, anxiety, and pain. She has also published several scientific papers on addiction and nonpharmacologic management of chronic pain, and has lectured both nationally and internationally on utilizing cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing and stages of change strategies to assist in healthy behavior change. Over the course of her career, Dr. Allespach has received numerous awards, including the award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Psychology from Florida International University (from which she graduated in 1991 with Honors). She attended California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, earning a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology and then completed a post-doctoral residency in Behavioral Medicine at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Since that time, she has enjoyed a highly successful career in medical education teaching young doctors. "
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2  Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Behavioral Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Allespach does not have any board certifications listed.

6  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Allespach is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Allespach's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allespach to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Allespach's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I highly recommend Dr. Allespach as a therapist. She makes you feel very comfortable to discuss sensitive issues. Her vast experience, along with her trusting communication has greatly helped me with many challenging circumstances. She is absolutely a great therapist and I highly recommend Dr....more
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I met Dr. Allespach in her Miami, FL practice, where I found her to be professional and caring, offering insights into life's problems and solutions to deal with a difficult work environment. While some therapists sit back but never really engage, Dr. Allespach offers strategies to deal with the...more
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Dr. Heidi Allespach is astute, bright, highly compassionate, very smart, authentic, and genuinely extremely caring. She knew exactly what to say in order to be very, very useful - both practically-speaking and in terms of positively effecting my emotional state. A rare and precious find!
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Excellent knowledge base with a very high IQ make Dr. Allespach a uniquely talented therapist. She is able to deal with real complex issues with very complex patients who are of very high intellectual abilities making them a very challenging population. Glad we met.
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