Karen A. Carmody, PhD


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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro
411 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 908
Durham, NC 27701
Appointment Telephone:
919-419-3474, extension 221
Office Telephone:
919-419-3474, extension 252
  • PhD, Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2005
  • Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2004-2005
  • Child Development, Center for Developmental Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2005-2007
Other Training:
  • MSW, University of Pennsylvania, 1995
Clinical Interests:
Evidence-based treatments relating to trauma and attachment; crisis intervention to children after violence; home visitation to promote parent-child relationships and child development; research focusing on processes underlying resilience following adversity
Research Interests:
Dr. Appleyard Carmody's research and clinical interests include the correlates and consequences of parenting, developmental processes underlying adaptation to adversity, and empirically-based interventions relating to trauma and attachment.