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Alumni Success Stories

The following testimonials represent the diverse learning experiences, academic achievements, and post-graduation successes of the alumni of the Department of Family Therapy.

If you're an alumnus/a of our department, we'd like to hear from you! Contact our faculty or department chair to share your academic, professional, or personal success story.

Tequilla Hill Hales

Tequilla Hill HalesM.S. Family Therapy | Class of 2007

Ph.D. Family Therapy | Class of 2012

Tequilla Hill Hales is a therapist and coach who owns Hill Psychotherapeutic Services in Marietta, GA. Her practice provides therapy, coaching, supervision, and consultation services. She also serves as Elections Committee Chair for the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and as Student Liaison for the North Metro chapter. Hales is an adjunct professor at Northcentral University, teaching courses in ethics, assessment and treatment planning, and foundations. Hales said that her work has been influenced by several of her Family Therapy professors, including Drs. Christopher Burnett, Arlene Gordon, and Anne Rambo. "I still have my notebooks from the courses I took with these professors. I also encourage my therapists and students to read their work." She also has fond memories of her group practicum classes. "I felt like my peers and I bonded a lot in those long hours of being together." 

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