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Assistant Professor; Perinatal DBT Program Director; Psychology Internship Rotation Director


Assistant Professor

Perinatal DBT Program Director

Psychology Internship Rotation Director


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
UNC Rex – Raleigh

Education and Training:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Trauma Recovery (Women’s Health and Male Military Sexual Trauma), Durham VA Medical Center
Clinical Psychology Intern (Women’s Health, Health Psychology, and General Mental Health), Durham VA Medical Center
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
BS, Psychology, University of Florida

Summary Statement:

Dr. Hopkins is an Assistant Professor with UNC’s Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. Her current clinical focus includes working with women affected by mood symptoms (such as depression and anxiety) associated with pregnancy/birth, infertility, and fetal loss. Additionally, she draws on her extensive training in trauma to provide therapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, and Cognitive Processing Therapy to help women recover from trauma and engage in lives of meaning and purpose.