About

Public Speaker & Educator

Since 2010, Dr. Heather has been educating and speaking to people on various topics.  She is currently a Professor of Psychology, specializing in Addictions, Program Director for a Methadone Treatment Center, National Speaker and Author.  

Throughout the years, Dr. Heather has focused her career on helping and educating others. This has led her to become a sought-after National Speaker. Dr. Heather is excited to bring her passion and energy to your school, workshop or conference.

Whether as a keynote speaker or a workshop leader, Dr. Heather will share her enthusiasm towards educating your group. 

Her Achievements

DEGREES 

Capella University, 

Doctor of Philosophy, Addiction Psychology

Kean University

Master’s Degree, Behavioral Science

Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology

Brookdale Community College

Associates Degree, Social Science

EDUCATION

Fresno Pacific University

Marygrove College

LICENSES / CERTIFICATES

Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC)

Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

Certified Peer Recovery Coach (CPRS)

Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC)

Substance Awareness Coordinator (SAC)

Presumptive Eligibility (PE)

Crisis Based Intervention (CBI)

Strengthening Families

Skills for Psychological Recovery

Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention

Life Skills

ASI – Administering, Scoring & Interpretation

SASSI – Administering, Scoring & Interpretation

Parenting an Athlete

Rutgers Coaching S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic

MEMBERSHIPS

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

American Psychological Association (APA)

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE)

Psi Chi – International Honor Society for Psychology

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

AWARDS / HONORS

Drug Free Hero Award

United Nations Convention – International Drug Prevention

Presidential Lifetime Service Award

Dr. Heather Talks

National Speaker

Elks Drug Awareness Program

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Dr. Heather Talks
Dr. Heather Talks