Heather graduated from Washington State University as a Pre-Medical student majoring in Dietetics. After a year of working at Saint Luke’s Regional Medical Center, she completed her Master in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University. She then moved to North Carolina to attend a residency at Duke University Medical Center. In 2005, she returned to Boise to specialize in Psychiatry. In February 2007, she was very excited to join her mentor, the much respected founder of Foothills Psychiatry, Dr. Leslie Lundt. In 2009 Heather became the proud co-owner of Foothills Psychiatry, Incorporated.

Heather is currently accepting new patients aged 14 years and older. She encourages whole body health and a team approach when treating Mood and Anxiety Disorders (including during pregnancy and postpartum), Eating Disorders, Learning Disorders, the spectrum of Bipolar Disorders, Sleep and Substance Use Disorders.

Heather also believes strongly in education and the incorporation of continued learning in her practice. She offers many techniques on the road to wellness including education on diet, exercise, breathing and stress relief techniques, sleep hygiene, and overall health. In addition, to maintaining her license, she is required to continue her own learning including: 100 hours of Continuing Medical Education every two years, passing the National Re-Certification exam every six years for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, maintaining good standing with the Idaho State Board of Medicine, and maintaining registration with the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy and National Drug Enforcement Agency.

She is the proud mother of two amazing children and the wife of one inspiring husband. She is passionate about family, friends, running, fitness and education.

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4 Responses to “Heather Dietz, PA-C”


  1. 1 Terri DeNinno January 8, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Heather is amazing. If you find yourself in the difficult position of needing psyciatric services, I urge you to consult with Heather. Our journey together was amazing, and I can tell you I would not have made it without her. She is tough. She holds you accountable to agreements made for the betterment of your health. This is the kind of service provider that can help change your life and empower you to continually take care of yourself after the crisis. I will always be grateful for this incredible woman. I am a better person, self, grandma. mother, wife, and employee thanks to her.

  2. 2 Unavailable April 6, 2013 at 2:56 am

    I agree whole heartedly with Terri’s comments. I know that with Heather I have a provider who believes in me 150% and who is as committed to my journey as I am. The level of accountability I have with her is unparalled to any other provider I have had, and the improvement and quality of my life is just miraculous thanks to the partnership she offers. I feel genuinely listened to and respected by her and feel I can come to her in a safe environment and be open without feeling overly embarassed or judged as other providers have made me feel. I could not have the amazing life I have and be as successful as I am without Heather’s undying support and unwavering faith. An aspiring woman and mother, she is a wonderful role model for all women, particularly the young women she sees. I urge you to take the time to meet with her and see how she can transform your life.

  3. 4 Jessica June 17, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    I am a counselor and I recently met Heather because she was someone I wanted to get to know as a mental health provider. I was impressed with her philosophy of psychiatry and her and commitment to her patient’s recovery and wellness. I would recommend her for anyone who is interested in participating actively in their own mental health and well-being.


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