Cliff Heegel, Ph.D.

Health Service Provider Tennessee
Licensed Psychologist since April 1993
License Number 1687, expires April 2019

Group, individual, and couples psychotherapy for adults and adolescents.

Individual Counseling– Adults and Teens. Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, trauma, stress, alcoholism and addictions, anxiety, OCD, depression, eating disorders, suicide, gender issues, sexual issues and sexual addiction, relationship concerns, anger management, relapse prevention, non-standard lifestyle issues, & more.

Couples Counseling– Nontraditional relationships, premarital counseling, infidelity, polyamory, swingers, BDSM, LGBT relationships…

Settings: I have provided individual, group, family counseling, training, or consulting in about every possible type of mental health setting: Private and VA Hospitals, universities, community mental health centers, addiction treatment facilities, military installations, high schools, universities, private businesses, a nursing home, DHS, and a home-based child abuse & neglect research program.


Licensed Psychologist, Private Practice
Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling

MidSouth Hospital
Outpatient Resource Center
Memphis, TN
Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling

Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology

University of Memphis
Center for Student Development
Memphis, TN
Psychology Intern
Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling

Indiana State University
Department of Counseling Psychology
University Doctoral Fellow
Terre Haute, IN
Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling
Child Abuse Research Project

Counseling Intern, Boston University
US Army Alcohol & Drug Outpatient Treatment
Augsburg, Germany
Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling

United States Army enlisted
Augsburg, Germany
Russian Linguist- 98G SIGINT
Honorable Discharge

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association

Association for Contextual Behavior Science


1991 Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
Indiana State University

1986  Master’s in Counseling
Boston University

1984  BA, Russian Studies
University of Maryland

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