Our Team

With extensive years of combined experience and an intimate knowledge of the industry, the Heather R. Hayes & Associates team is a family’s invaluable, ethical guide through the treatment and recovery process.

Heather Hayes

Heather Hayes is a Master’s Level, Licensed Counselor, Board Registered Interventionist (CIP), founder of Heather R. Hayes & Associates and Certified ARISE Interventionist.

Andrew Sidoli

Clinical Consultant
Andrew brings 20 years of experience in a multitude of Chemical Dependency and Mental Health settings

Anna Reis

Operations Supervisor and Senior Clinical Coordinator
Anna Reis has been a professional in the behavioral health and substance abuse industry for over a decade.

Mary Turner

Senior Family Support Specialist
Mary has been with the team at Heather R. Hayes & Associates for over three years and has three decades of experience in clinical practice, administration and advocacy in the mental health and substance abuse fields

Kathryn Baxter

Clinical Case Manager
Kathryn Baxter joins the Heather R. Hayes & Associates team with over nine years of clinical experience in the behavioral health and substance abuse industry.

Kristin Agar

Kristin is a clinical interventionist, psychotherapist providing intervention services, outpatient treatment, and case consultation.

Jeff Merrick

Interventionist & Alternative Sentencing Liason
Jeffrey J. Merrick is a professional interventionist and criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, California.

Thomas Bradford Johns, MD Psychiatry

Medical Doctor of Psychiatry
Thomas Bradford "Brad" Johns, M.D. Psychiatry, is a graduate of Tulane University (Magna cum Laude), Harvard University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Gerri Lynn Busold

Clinical Coordinator
Gerri Lynn Busold is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. She received her Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and has been working in the mental health and substance abuse field for over thirteen years.

Lissa Franklin

Professional Relations Coordinator
Lissa Franklin has a broad range of experience in a multitude of behavioral healthcare settings, specializing in professional and governmental relations, and operational consulting

Lisa Coyro

Interventionist / Clinical Case-Manager
Lisa Coyro is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who works as a professional interventionist and clinical case-manager with twenty years of experience in the mental health and addiction disorder field.

Lindsey Forschner

Clinical Coordinator
Lindsey is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (KY) with extensive experience working in the mental health field. She attended the University of Kentucky for both her Bachelor’s degree as well as her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling where she focused her studies on substance abuse and eating disorders.

Nancy Pugmire

Clinical Family Support Specialist
Nancy Pugmire joins the Heather R Hayes & Associates team after having served as the Clinical Director for Foundations Recovery Network’s outpatient treatment programs in Atlanta.

Corinne Brown

Clinical Family Support Specialist
Corinne is excited to join the Heather R Hayes & Associates team after having served as the Clinical Director for The Willows at Red Oak Recovery in North Carolina, a highly regarded women’s dual diagnosis treatment facility she was instrumental in creating and shaping.

Jo Bainbridge

Jo Bainbridge is a psychodynamically-informed psychotherapist who works with clients from culturally diverse populations including adolescents, young adults, seniors and LGBTQ+. She specializes in recovery from substance abuse, trauma, sexual assault, eating disorders, PTSD, psychiatric and behavioral health disorders.

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Don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our team here at Heather R Hayes & Associates. We are just one phone call away. 

Heather Hayes & Associates is your trusted ally for navigating the complex world of treatment and recovery options for substance abuse, mental health issues, and process addictions.

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