About Hyland Psychological Services, Inc.

Dr. Hyland received her Bachelor's in Psychology at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) in Boston, MA.

Dr. Hyland has worked in a broad range of clinical settings including: home-based therapy, clinics, hospitals, and private practice. She has helped people from many diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds and respects the uniqueness and individual needs of her clients.

Her clinical specialty is in PTSD and trauma. Through counseling and psychotherapy, Dr. Hyland has helped many clients begin a process of recovery and healing. In addition to her work with trauma survivors, Dr. Hyland has a special interest in helping couples and families in crisis. She assists clients in developing more effective strategies for communication and conflict mangagement and works on strenghthening relational bonds.

Dr. Hyland practices therapy using a variety of different psychological techniques. She strongly believes that counseling must be individually tailored to the specific needs of each client. She strongly believes that counseling must be individually tailored to the specific needs of each client. Consequently, she draws on Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT), Psychodynamic, Family Systems, Emotionally-Focused (EFT), Person-Centered (Humanistic), Narrative Therapy and Meditation techniques to help clients achieve their goals. She determines which techniques and interventions to use based upon the individual needs and unique issues of each client.

Dr. Hyland believes in focusing on resilience in her work and is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals by building on strengths. She assists clients in clarifying problems and developing effective, practical strategies to cope with stressors and make desired changes in their lives. She works with clients to identify and utilize all of the resources available to them that may aid in the therapeutic work in order help them achieve their goals.

Outside of her clinical work, Dr. Hyland has taught at Meredith College as an Adjunct Professor of Psychology. She additionally does regular talks for the community on various mental health issues, such as: Depression & Suicidality, Parenting, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Issues and Grief & Loss.