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Heather Hays, LCSW

Child and Adolescent Therapist

Heather Hays is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about working with children, adolescents and their families. Heather completed her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles and obtained her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. Heather has worked in multiple residential facilities as well as outpatient settings where she honed her clinical skills by utilizing evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. Heather is passionate about increasing mental health awareness and reducing mental health stigma. Heather has conducted community-based trainings on mental health, suicide prevention/intervention, trauma and self-care/wellness.


  • Masters, Social Work, University of Southern California (USC) 
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


  • LCSW83327 Certified: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP), Seeking Safety