heather hayes

Heather Hayes, M.Ed., LPC, CIP, CAIFounder

Heather Hayes, founder of Heather R. Hayes & Associates, holds a Masters of Education (M.ED) from Antioch University, is a Licensed Counselor, and Board Registered Interventionist (CIP). Heather uses her 30+ years of experience to help adolescents/young adults and individuals suffering from trauma, complex mental health issues, and addictive disorders across the spectrum.

Heather presents nationally and internationally on the topics of Co-occurring/Psychiatric Disorders, Addiction, Trauma, Eating Disorders, Adolescent/Young Adult Issues, and more. She has published many works on these topics and continues to collaborate with peers on publications on these subjects.

As a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), Heather helps families make important educational decisions for college, local day and boarding schools, international placement, summer opportunities, graduate and professional schools, and programs or schools for students with behavioral or learning needs. Heather has attained the highest membership of the IECA. As one of the few interventionists to hold the Professional Membership level in additional to a state license and graduate degree, Heather is uniquely equipped to assist adolescents and young adults.

Heather has an unprecedented track record. Over 90% of those Heather assists through the intervention process seek treatment.

Outside of work, Heather uses her expertise to give back to her community as a volunteer psychological profiler with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department Hostage Negotiation and SWAT Team.

To learn more about Heather’s background, training, and publications, download Heather’s full Curriculum Vitae.