Kathryn J Murray
Consulting Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Kate Murray, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist. She received her doctorate in school psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She co-directs CCFH's Post Adoption Support Services program, overseeing 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 Catchup (ABC). She is also experienced in providing evidence-based interventions to traumatized children and families including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy.

Areas of Focus: early childhood attachment and adversity, trauma-informed parenting, secondary traumatic stress, post-adoption training, trauma-informed organizations, trauma assessment and screening, Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 1121 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 100, Durham, NC 27701
  • Box 09847, Durham, NC 27708

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