Kate Murray, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and co-director of CCFH’s Post Adoption Support Services, where she oversees the provision of family support and mental health services to adoptive families in 20 North Carolina counties. Dr. Murray is a Master Trainer of the Resource Parenting Curriculum (RPC), a certified facilitator of NCTSN’s Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma for students and mental health professionals, and has vast experience training multidisciplinary professionals in trauma-informed care. Dr. Murray trains clinicians in and provides the early intervention model Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC). She is also experienced in providing evidence-based interventions to traumatized children and families including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Dr. Murray received her doctorate in school psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Areas of Focus: ABC, RPC, Secondary Traumatic Stress, post-adoption training, trauma-informed organizations, trauma assessment and screening, Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit