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Heath Hightower, PhD, DCSW, LICSW

Professional Summary

Heath Hightower, Ph.D., LICSW is a clinical social worker and psychologist who currently serves as a Senior Clinician for Marvin Behavioral Health. His research focuses on intersectionality and suicidality among multiple marginalized communities. For the last 12 years, Heath has taught undergraduate and graduate level human services and social work courses at Assumption University, Simmons University, Boston University, and Smith College. Concurrently, Dr. Hightower has served as a clinician in private practice, independent boarding school, therapeutic foster care, hospice, inpatient medical, and residential settings. Finally, Heath has presented at local continuing education workshops, national meetings, and international conferences on a range of behavioral health topics.


  • Aging / Gerontology
  • Behavioral Health
  • Children, Youth & Families
  • Diverse Populations
  • Health & Public Health

Training Specialties

  • Instruction / Delivery
  • Technical assistance around workforce development