Kate Murray, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and 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 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