Nancy Hayes - Gary Psy. D. (Doctor of Psychgology) is a licensed psychologist. She graduated in 1991 with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University. She mastered courses and garnered experience, achieving a sub-specialty in assessing and treating children and adolescents during this program. She did her internship at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Hartford, CT in an adolescent inpatient unit and also began working with survivors of trauma back in 1996.
For 23 years, Dr. Hayes-Gary has been the sole proprietor of a general clinical practice,
seeing children, adolescents, and adults of all ages, both individually or as couples. In addition to her specialities with trauma and the treatment of children, Dr. Hayes-Gary is experienced in treating depression, anxiety, relationship or self-esteem issues, and a wide variety of other common life difficulties, such as infertility or divorce,
Prior to entering private practice Dr. Hayes-Gary served as a consultant for Baltimore County Deptartment of Social Services, treating teenage victems of sexual abuse. She was also their Coordinator of their teen sexual offenders' program. In 1989, she worked as a psychologist on a sexual abuse team in a community mental health center. Prior to her doctoral education, she worked at a college vocational counseling center.
For many years, Nancy Hayes - Gary Psy.D. has been a member of the American Psychological Association, Maryland Psychological Association, and Baltimore Psychoanalytic Society. She also belongs to the Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Additionally, Dr. Hayes-Gary has taken extensive continuing education courses on trauma treatment, play therapy/child and adolescent therapy. and clinical hypnosis.