Dr. Hetzel received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. He completed a Pre-doctoral Residency in Clinical Psychology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Post-doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and a Senior Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical School. He also completed advanced clinical training in Mind/Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Working with adults, adolescents and couples, Dr. Hetzel engages a wide range of presenting concerns, including mood and anxiety disorders, relationship and family concerns, grief and loss, trauma and abuse, sexual problems, religious and spiritual concerns, low self esteem, and coping with life transitions.
Dr. Hetzel specializes in chronic and terminal medical conditions, including chronic pain, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and stress related medical conditions. He also provides psychological evaluations for those with learning disabilities.Dr. Hetzel is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary.