Heather is responsible for providing administrative oversight for the facility and ensuring that services are consistent with the organization’s mission.
Heather is a licensed psychotherapist and addiction professional with clinical and administrative experience in mental health and substance abuse programs. She has been in the public sector since 2003 and has wide-ranging experience with program development, quality improvement, licensure and grant procurement on the state, county and federal level.
Heather has a comprehensive understanding of psychiatric illness and practices for community behavioral health services, and a strong knowledge of the interplay between mental illness and the criminal justice system. She has extensive experience working with diverse groups of patients with biological and psychological addictions and proficiency in the coordination and planning of complex treatment interventions for co-occurring patients overcoming acute and chronic difficulties.
Heather has a BA in Psychology from Cornell University (2000), a MA in Applied Clinical and Counseling Psychology (2004) and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management (2017) from William Paterson University.