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Rosalind L. Heiko, Ph.D., ISST

North Carolina Licensed Psychologist

Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Sandplay Therapists of America/International Society of Sandplay Therapists Teaching Member

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Approved Consultant (Teaching Member)

531 Keisler Drive, Suite 203
Cary, North Carolina  27518
919.858.9692
info@drheiko.com
www.drheiko.com

VITA

EDUCATION

  • 9/78 to 8/81 – Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York Ph.D. in Psychology, awarded 8/81
  • 9/76 to 1/78 – School of Professional Child Psychology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York (graduate school), M.S. (Master of Science) in Education, awarded 1/78
  • 9/73 to 6/76 – School of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (college), B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) in Psychology, awarded 6/76

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 9/84 to present – Psychologist in private practice, Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina, presently Director, Pediatric & Family Psychology, P.A., Cary, North Carolina
  • 3/09 to 11/09 – Psychological Consultant to Triangle Pediatric Center, P.C. for Parent Call-In Hour, Pediatric Psychology Consultation & Assessment Services to staff and families, Cary, North Carolina
  • 1/94 to 5/94 – Instructor, Psychology Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 11/89 to 9/92 – Psychologist Consultant & Supervisor, Family Services Center of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1/89 to 5/89 – Visiting Assistant Professor, School Psychology  Program,University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Fall 1985 & Spring ’86 & ’87 – Instructor, Wake County Community Schools course: “Sexual Abuse of Children: Identification and School Management,” Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 6/85 to 8/85 – Psychologist, Developmental Evaluation Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • 1/85 to 6/85 – Consultant/Field Coordinator, Harnett County Intervention Project, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • 9/84 to 5/85 – Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 4/83 to 5/84 – Psychotherapist in practice association with Psychological Services, New Britain, Connecticut
  • 9/83 to 6/84 – Instructor, School Psychology Practicum, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
  • 9/83 to 6/84 – Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine course:  Introduction to Clinical Medicine I, University of Connecticut Medical School, Farmington, Connecticut
  • 9/82 to 3/83 – Supervisor of Clinical Services, Greenshire Residential School for Retarded and Autistic Children, Cheshire, Connecticut
  • 9/81 to 8/82 – Visiting Assistant Professor, School Psychology Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Summer 1981 & 1982 – School Psychologist, Reading Clinic, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
  • 9/80 to 6/81 – District School Psychologist, Phoenix Central Schools, Phoenix, New York
  • 9/79 to 6/80 – School Psychologist, ARC Parkside School and Infant Education Program, Syracuse, New York

SPECIAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1/2012 to Present – Founding Member, NC Sandplay Training
  • 2005 to Present – Editorial Associate, Journal of Sandplay Therapy
  • 10/14 to 11/14 – Teacher for a two week Training & Supervision, Romania, Asociatia Romana pentru, Terapia prin Jocul cu Nisip & Honorary Member of Romanian Sandplay Association (www.sandplay.ro/)
  • 11/14 to present – Treasurer, NC Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • 1/2013 to 11/14 – At-Large Board Member, NC Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • 7/2011 to 6/2014 – Board of Trustees Member, Sandplay Therapists of America
  • 10/2013 to 11/2013 – Teacher for a two week Training & Supervision, Romania, Asociatia Romana pentru, Terapia prin Jocul cu Nisip & Honorary Member of Romanian Sandplay Association (www.sandplay.ro/)
  • Summer – Spring 2008 Program Chair, Sandplay Therapists of American National Conference held in Savannah, Georgia, USA from May 18-21, 2008
  • 1/2002 to 1/2004 – Board of Trustees Member, Sandplay Therapists of America
  • 6/2006-1/2008 – Treasurer, North Carolina Society of Clinical Hypnosis Board of Directors
  • 11/00 to 2002 – Board Member, North Carolina Association for Play Therapy
  • 9/98 to 1/2012 – Executive Committee & Founding Member, North Carolina Association of Sandplay Therapists
  • 7/95 to 4/00 – Treasurer, North Carolina Society of Clinical Hypnosis Board of Directors
  • 7/93 to 9/94 – Conference Committee Member, North Carolina Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 7/91 to 1/93 – Member of the Professional Practice Division Board of the North Carolina Psychological Association
  • 7/87 to 7/91 – Treasurer (1989-91); Chair of Membership Committee (1987-89); Board of Directors of the North Carolina Psychological Association
  • 1/89 to 6/89 – Member of the North Carolina Psychology Association/North Carolina School, Psychology Association Joint Task Force on School Psychology in North Carolina
  • 12/84 to 12/85 – Member, Treatment Issues Committee, North Carolina Child Sexual Abuse Task Force on the Status of Women, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 11/84 to 6/01 – Examiner, Child Mental Health Evaluator Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 9/81 to 8/82 – Member, Region IV Field-Based Training Consortium for Level I Psychometrists, North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, North Carolina

DISSERTATION TOPIC

“Consultee-centered and problem-solving consultation services to paraprofessionals working with child abusing parents in an SLT program”, 1981.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Heiko, R.L. (2016). The Heroine’s Journey in Sandplay: A Therapist Guide For Girls. NY: Rowman & Littlefied Publishers, Forthcoming 2016.
  • Heiko, R.L. (2015). “Tempered in the fire: Self-care & mindfulness in preventing clinical burn-out”. In Green, E., Baggerly, J.N. & Myrick, A.C. (Eds.), Integrative family play therapy: A new paradigm. NY: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.
  • Heiko, R.L. (2010). “Finding the treasure within:  Spontaneous storytelling and the sandplay journey of a emotionally despairing girl”. In E. Gil (Ed.), Working with children to heal interpersonal trauma: The power of play.  NY:  The Guilford Press.
  • Heiko, R.L. (2008). “Finding the treasure within:  The sandplay journey of stella”, Journal of Sandplay Therapy, V. 17 (1).
  • Heiko, R.L. (2004). “Children’s’ birthday party sandtrays”, Journal of Sandplay Therapy, V. 8 (2).
  • Heiko, R.L. Crosswords and Straight Answers:  A Coloring Book to Help Early Elementary School Children Cope With Family Violence, Family Services Center of Wake County andthe North Carolina Department of Human Resources Office for Children and the Family, 1991.
  • Heiko, R.L. “Consultant services in the development of an affective education program”.  In P. Knoblock (Ed.), Integrating autistic children:  A teacher’s manual.  IL:  Love Publishing Co., 1982.

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES

  • 8/09 to 1/2013 – Founder & President, Board of Directors, NC Therapy 4 Kids, a mental health service non-profit serving children and families in Wake County, North Carolina
  • 7/96 to 7/97 – Board Member, Family Support Network of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 7/91 to 9/99 – Chair, Admissions Committee, PAGE-SM Program, Parents for the Advancement  of Gifted Education, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1/87 to 1/90 – Member, Executive Committee and Board Secretary, Interact Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Prevention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 9/83 to 6/84 – Member, Board of Directors, Prudence Crandall Shelter for Battered Women, New Britain, Connecticut
  • 9/82 to 6/84 – Community Child Protection Team Member, PACE (Prevention of Abuse: A Community Effort) Program, Bristol Hospital, Bristol, Connecticut
  • 9/81 to 6/82 – Program Consultant and Trainer, Orange County Rape Crisis Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 11/78 to 6/81 – Program Consultant/Evaluator, Alliance Child Abuse Coordinating Agency, Syracuse, New York
  • 9/73 to 6/76 – Founding Member and Director, Ithaca Rape Crisis Service, Ithaca, New York

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
  • International Society of Sandplay Therapists (ISST)
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • North Carolina Association of Play Therapists (North Carolina APT) – Component Section of Association for Play Therapy (APT Member as well)
  • North Carolina Association of Sandplay Therapists
  • North Carolina Psychological Association Member & Member of the Division of Professional Practice
  • North Carolina Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Learning Disabilities Association of North Carolina – Wake County Chapter Membership
  • Sandplay Therapists of America (STA)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

  • NC Health Services Provider – Psychologist (HSP-P)
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
  • International Society of Sandplay Therapists/Sandplay Therapists of America Teaching Certification
  • Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH Teaching Certification)
  • EMDRIA Level II Certification in EMDR

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