Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Program Development and Marketing

Psychological Care Services, LLC

Education

Education
Jul 1998 - May 2002

Doctor of Psychology

Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association, American Alzheimer's Association

Summary

Leveraging more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Rodney Hesson is a psychological care consultant for Psychological Care Services, LLC, a firm which provides services and education on the management of ongoing psychiatric symptoms in geriatric populations. Filling a gap in effective geriatric care management, Dr. Rodney Hesson has endeavored to develop programs that are both clinically sound and cost-effective for the residents of long-term care facilities.Educated at Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, Louisiana, Dr. Hesson earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1997. He completed both his Master of Arts and his Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at the School of Professional Psychology at the Forest Institute, a postgraduate institution known for its commitment to serving the local community. Dr. Rodney Hesson maintains professional memberships in the American Psychological Association and the American Alzheimer's Association and is affiliated with the Gestalt Institute and Relationship Center of New Orleans.In addition to his professional work, Dr. Hesson believes in giving back to the community through a variety of personal projects. He is a contributor to the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), a non-profit group dedicated to the preservation of coastal ecosystems in the United States. The CCA has chapters in 17 states and engages coastal issues at the local, state, and national levels. He also plays an important role at Hesson’s Helping Hands Foundation, an organization that raises funds to aid the families of children with cerebral palsy.Dr. Rodney Hesson currently lives in Poplarville, Mississippi, where he enjoys boating and spending time with his five children.

Charitable Activity

Hesson's Helping Hands is an annual charitable fundraiser assisting the families of children in obtaining health care services, such a orthopeadic surgeries for cerebral palsy. The Hesson's Helping Hands Foundation provides occupational and physical therapy services and equipment for children that do not have insurance coverage or other means of obtaining these essential services.