Theresa Hay, MS, LPC, NCC

Qualifications, Background & Experience

Theresa is passionate about mental health, valuing an integrated approach that incorporates mental & physical health, spiritual well-being, and healthy relationships.  She embraces a trauma-informed approach, has worked as a substance abuse counselor, as a couples counselor, works with anxiety disorders, depression, body image issues, anger management, and domestic violence.  She takes a light-hearted approach when connecting with teens and children.

Hope is powerful. Theresa feels it is an honor to work with clients and help them move beyond their current struggles. She grew up in difficult circumstances with parents who suffered from mental illness, co-morbid medical issues, and chemical dependency. As a young college student, she found hope in her Christian faith which helped her build her life on a solid foundation.

She wholeheartedly believes your past is not your future. 

Theresa and her husband Craig met in college and they have been married for over 32 years.  They enjoy their 3 grown children and now have 3 grandchildren (so far!).  She is passionate about fitness and enjoys running, cycling, hiking, paddle boarding, and traveling. Theresa has been licensed as a Certified Personal Trainer since 2008 and loves to encourage others to pursue a healthy lifestyle. 

Theresa earned her Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University. She has completed EMDR training, EMDR Recent Traumatic Events Protocol and Group Traumatic Events Protocol (R-TEP & G-TEP), is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialists (CCTS) and is trained in couples counseling (Gottman Method), and teaches DBT skills. 

Theresa Hay is a board certified counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors. Therese is also an approved Clinical Supervisor through the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Theresa can be reached via email at or by cell at 602-290-8491. She works out of our Glendale office at 21448 N. 75th Ave, Ste. 6, (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays) and our Metro Center office at 11225 N. 28th Dr. B #226 (Thursdays).

Office Location

I am able to meet with clients either online via telehealth or in person at my office.