Portrait of Denise Hayes

Denise Hayes

Counseling and Psychological Services Director & Licensed Health Service Provider in Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington

Denise is a licensed psychologist who possesses nearly thirty years of experience in university mental health. During her tenure in higher education, this Indiana native served as the director of student health and counseling services and Associate Dean of Students for DePauw University and director of student health and counseling at The Claremont Colleges. Promoted to Vice President for Student Affairs for The Claremont Colleges, she provided oversight for the Chaplains, Chicano Latino/Student Affairs, Black Student Affairs, Health Education Outreach, and Student Health and Counseling Services.

Returning to Indiana in June 2018, to reconnect to her mental health roots, Denise currently is the Director for Counseling and Psychological Services at Indiana University Bloomington. An Indiana University alumna, Dr. Hayes received her master’s degree in Organizational Communications and her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology.

In addition to numerous presentations, Denise has recently published on topics related to women’s leadership and collaboration within higher education. Her research interests include leadership development, cultural competency in student health and mental health providers, organizational consultation, and wellness.