Ms. Hey graduated from Roger Williams University in 2005 with her Bachelors of Science degree in both Psychology and Environmental Science. She completed her undergraduate internship with Rhode Island’s Department of Correction Probation and Parole, specifically the sex offenders unit. Her responsibilities included home visits, application processing and leading group therapy. Following her graduation, she began working for Dr. Atkins while pursuing her Masters degree. In February of 2009, she graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with her Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology. She wrote her master’s thesis on intimate partner femicide with a concentration on perpetrator and victim characteristics. Her thesis was presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Atlanta, Georgia. She recently co-authored The link between Borderline Personality Disorder and Homicidal Behavior with Dr. Atkins, Dr. Wiltsey and Mr. Schenker.
Ms. Hey will be co-presenting with Dr. Atkins, Dr. Wiltsey and Dr. Podboy at the American College of Forensic Psychology’s 30th Annual Symposium this year in San Diego. Her presentation will revolve around narcoanalytic interviews and their current roles in both the psychological and legal arenas.