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Consultant and Trainer


Clinical Instructor


Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health – Carrboro

Education and Training:

B.A., Sociology and History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MEd, Counseling and Human Development, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Summary Statement:

ACT Consultant and Trainer Program Manager with the Institute for Best Practices and is the Co-Coordinator of the North Carolina ACT Coalition, a grassroots provider learning collaborative. Stacy has more than 25 years’ experience in North Carolina mental health services, working with both adults and children in a variety of settings. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and regularly uses Motivational Interviewing in her personal and professional lives. Stacy is also a Meyers-Briggs facilitator, and has experience with organizational consultation and strategic planning. She attempts to integrate humor and art into her workshops and everyday life. She actively supports those currently doing the work of ACT and believes that community public mental health services are social justice work under another name.

Stacy Smith, MEd, LPC