Director, Institute for Best Practices
Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health – Carrboro
Education and Training:
BA, Psychology and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
MS, Psychology, Illinois State University
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Indiana University
Lorna Moser, PhD, is the director of the UNC ACT Technical Assistance Center in the UNC Department of Psychiatry’s Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, and coordinator of the NC ACT Coalition, a grassroots organization of ACT providers. She is the co-author of the TMACT, and has evaluated and consulted with ACT teams across the United States and abroad. Dr. Moser graduated from Indiana University Purdue University’s Clinical Psychology program, with an emphasis in psychiatric rehabilitation. While there, she worked with the ACT Center of Indiana and as an implementation monitor for the SAMHSA-funded National Implementing Evidence-Based Practices Project. Her dissertation research on the use of restrictive practices within ACT has earned her national awards and she has worked in a wide range of clinical settings, including two ACT teams. Dr. Moser completed post-doctoral training in the Services Effectiveness Research Program in the Duke University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.