Hayes Medical Int​egration

Timeka Hayes, MA, LMHC, LMT, CCTP, QS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Licensed Massage Therapist

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional 

Florida Qualified Supervisor

PhD Research Student

Welcome to Hayes Medical Integration! Providing psychotherapy is my life's mission. During my senior year in high school, my friend was murdered by other students at the high school that he believed were his friends, and after the tragic death, school administration had a difficult time assisting the students in their grieving process. Because we were not opening up about our grief as they had hoped, administration came up with an ingenious idea to train, any of us who were interested, to become peer counselors. We went away to an off-site retreat for training to learn active listening skills and to process our own grief before being released to bring healing to our fellow classmates. It was during this retreat that I realized that this is what I was put on this earth to do-to create a safe space for others to process disturbing situations and to support them in their healing process! This has, since, been my purpose in life. I believe that everyone has a purpose in this life, and it is our responsibility to find out what it is. Allow me to utilize my 23 years of professional experience to help you find healing and purpose!

EDUCATION

Therapeutic Massage Practitioner: Harrison College/Valedictorian

Bachelor Degrees: Psychology and Justice Studies (Dual degrees) from North Carolina Wesleyan College/

Cum Laude Honors

Master Degree: Human Development Counseling from University of Illinois/Magna Cum Laude Honors

Doctoral Degree: Current 3rd year student at Capella University/Psychology Research Program

Specialization: Developmental Psychology Research, Policy, and Advocacy

Research Interests: Neuroscience-Epigenetics and Psychological Trauma

GPA: 4.0 President's List

Post Doctoral Interests: Public Health and Education Systems-Research, Policy Development, and Advocacy

LICENSES

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Licensed Massage Therapist


CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Certified Medical Massage Practitioner​

State of Florida Qualified Supervisor


EXPERIENCE

My experience includes serving active duty in the Air Force (Disabled Veteran) and subsequent work with military personnel and their dependents as a Military Consultant, work in community-based mental health (hospital, outpatient clinic, schools, family homes), residential treatment facility,  heading the Social Services Departments for a nursing facility and also a Non-for-Profit community agency, and now founder of a private practice for the last 7 years.

I have conducted research for The Urban League, Capella University, and a private educational institution as a trainer and consultant on trauma-informed care implementation and evaluation.

Experience also entails public speaking engagements at conferences, schools, churches, and community events on topics such as mental illness, mental health and wellness, trauma-informed care, vicarious trauma, and suicide prevention/intervention. 


Other experience includes working with ages 0-5 and I still love any chance I can get to work with these little ones and their parents!


SPECIALIZATIONS


I have been trained, extensively, by THE WORLD'S LEADING TRAUMA EXPERT, Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.  who is an author, researcher, professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, and president of the Trauma Research Foundation in Brookline, Massachusetts. 


Also trained by J. Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC who is a trauma expert, author, and internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology.

Furthermore, I have received advanced training in grief and loss by GRIEF and LOSS expert, David Kessler


I also have advanced trainings in PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH and SUICIDE PREVENTION/INTERVENTION.


In addition to these specializations, I also work with BOSS professionals who may be experiencing issues with mood, worry, sleep, confidence level, relationship communication and infidelity, or any issues that may be preventing them from operating at their fullest potential in the workplace.


PERSONAL INTERESTS

International travel, art museums, live theater, water sports, comedy, spreading joy and laughter, reading scholarly journal articles about science/health, reading books about history and trauma, spreading awareness through public speaking, spending time with family and friends, and laughing with my patients (although we still do real work in sessions)!



Address

PO Box 784347

Winter Garden, FL 34778



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407-614-8476

407-614-8766 Fax


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