Heather Gilliam completed her bachelor's degree with a specialization in counseling and psychology from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She completed her master's in clinical psychology at Regent University. She is currently completing her research and dissertation requirements for her doctor of psychology degree with Regent University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Ms. Gilliam joined the adolescent treatment team at Laureate in 2012. Her clinical and research interests include trauma recovery, health psychology, identity development and the integration of religion and spirituality in the recovery process.