327 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Heather R. Hayes, M.Ed., LPC
Heather Hayes is a Master's Level, Licensed Counselor, Certified ARISE Interventionist and Board Registered Interventionist (BRI II). Heather is currently in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia, and on the staff of Linking Human Systems, LLC and LINC Foundation, Inc. She received her B.A. from Emory University and her M.Ed. from Antioch University. Ms. Hayes has treated addictions and other disorders for over 29 years. She specializes in the treatment of adolescents/ young adults, trauma, brain disorders and the full spectrum of addictive disorders. In addition, she is an expert with Older Adult/Medically Complicated Interventions. Ms. Hayes is the President of the Network of Independent Interventionists and has presented nationally and internationally on the issues of Addiction, Co-occurring/ Psychiatric Disorders, Disordered Eating, Trauma, and Adolescent/Young Adult Issues. She has published in these areas and is co-author of the upcoming book Invitational Interventions the ARISE Model: A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Clinicians Understand Women's Issues in Addiction Treatment Entry and Recovery. In addition, she gives back to her community by volunteering her time as the psychological profiler for the Hostage Negotiation and SWAT team for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department.
Ms. Hayes is an independent interventionist and does not have financial relationships with any treatment centers or clinicians. Over 90% of the individuals who go through the intervention process with her seek treatment.