In addition to writing her first children’s book, Dr. Hessler is the founder and director of The MINDset Center, just outside of Baltimore, MD. She has been in private practice for over 15 years. She specializes in the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, depression, and behavioral disorders. Dr. Hessler is trained in cognitive-behavioral and applied behavioral therapy for the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.
Most recently, Dr. Hessler created the Person Before Player program within her practice. This program focuses on prioritizing mental wellness in student athletes and has taken off in a multi-state area near her home.
Dr. Hessler frequently presents locally and around the country on topics regarding anxiety and behavior management. Dr. Hessler also volunteers her time as a member of the Local Management Board of Harford County, Point of Light, and Advisory Board for the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University in Maryland. She recently served as the President of the Maryland Psychological Association and remains active in the organization.