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Echo Meyer

Professor and Vice Chair of Psychological Services



Vice Chair of Psychological Services


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
UNC Mental Health Specialists – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Emory University
M.S., University of Massachusetts Boston
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts
Clinical Internship, University of North Carolina Community Child and Adolescent Track
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Autism Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Consultation & Liaison Program, University of North Carolina

Summary Statement:

Dr. Meyer is Vice Chair of Psychological Services and works with the UNC Consultation and Liaison program where she provides care to children, adolescents and families who are experiencing the impact of acute and chronic medical diagnoses. In her role as consultant Dr. Meyer has collaborated with multiple disciplines in medical care settings. Dr. Meyer is also a psychologist with the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Program, which is the primary diagnostic and psychotherapy interdisciplinary training clinic for the UNC child psychiatry fellowship.

While she works with adolescents and young adults facing many forms of mental health challenges, Dr. Meyer has extensive experience working with somatization disorders, severe social anxiety disorders, gender dysphoria, psychosis, trauma, burn injury, and endocrine disorders. She has diagnostic experience with individuals with complex neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Meyer is the psychologist in the UNC Gender Equality clinic. Dr. Meyer works within the models of dynamic, dialectical, and cognitive methods of therapy. An overarching focus of her approach to treatment lies with the transformative power in achieving the experience of narrative identity.