Timothy J Hayes, Psy.D.

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Timothy J. Hayes, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Crystal Lake, Illinois. With over forty-five years of successful experience doing therapy with individuals and families, Dr. Hayes integrates mind/body energy techniques into a client-friendly model. This model is based on the observation that people possess within themselves all the resources necessary to deal effectively with a wide variety of problems and challenges they may be facing.

Dr. Hayes has become known for his successes in relieving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has helped countless individuals, including veterans and their families resolve the effects of severe trauma, whether a recent occurrence or one in the distant past.


These traumas may include; verbal, physical, emotional and sexual abuse, as well as severe physical trauma and devastating loss. Drawing on his extensive experience and his ability to integrate a range of therapeutic techniques, Dr. Hayes helps his clients in the most cost-effective and time-efficient way possible as they learn to live more happy, relaxed, and fulfilling lives.
By incorporating some of the newest and most effective approaches available today into a results-oriented therapy style, Dr. Hayes remains on the cutting edge of mental health services.


Some of the tools he has found to be consistently effective are:
EMDR (trauma reduction technique)
Depth Oriented Brief Therapy Training (Coherence Therapy)
Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET)
The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
The Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST)

Bio-Acoustical-Utilization Device -  (BAUD)


As a psychologist, (and a father for over thirty years), Dr. Hayes has taught parenting skills and has written extensively about power struggles.


Dr. Hayes has co-hosted an internet radio show - now known as a podcast - for over ten years, one hour a day, five days/week, teaching and supporting people in using some of the most powerful, effective, efficient, and accessible tools he has learned in his career.  Access the archives of that podcast here.


In addition to his role as a therapist, and parenting expert, Dr. Hayes speaks professionally on a wide variety of topics related to mental health, relationships, parenting, and the mind/body connection. 

Dr. Hayes was interviewed for Ultimatetest.org – View it here