Katherine Hyde-Hensley, PsyD, LCMHC, PMH-C

Katherine’s aim is to ensure all mothers and babies access high-quality care and services. Katherine works with local, state, and federal partners in the public health system and the private sector to identify gaps in maternal and neonatal health care services and solutions to fill them.

Katherine is dedicated to increasing awareness of existing programs and services, strengthening their implementation and effectiveness, and expanding available options.

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Professional Biography:

Katherine Hyde-Hensley is a Behavioral Health Psychologist and group facilitator skilled in birth trauma, maternal-infant mental health, and family resilience. She has over 20 years of birth, death, and parenting experience, which enhances our ability to find the best solution to your transitional dilemma. She believes that together, we can sift through evidence-based interventions and clinical recommendations to find the best path for your family.

As a professional therapist, Katherine uses theory, interventions, and listening skills to help you guide yourself in your personal and value-driven direction. She lives in Western North Carolina with her husband and four children and urban homestead. Katherine enjoys smocking heirloom burial gowns and advocating in Washington for reproductive action.

Professional Biography:

Katherine is a Behavioral Health Psychologist (PsyD) in private practice working in maternal-infant mental health. She is committed to empowering motherhood after birth trauma and enhancing infant and child attachment in the family. Katherine facilitates a circle of security parenting groups and pregnancy nesting circles. Katherine is a certified loss doula (LDI) and birth and postpartum doula (DONA). She received her BS in public health and child development in 2016, MS in clinical mental health counseling in 2019, and a 2023 fellow with the NC Foundation for Behavioral Health Leadership. Katherine facilitates bereaved parents’ support groups and pregnancy after a loss group with Star Legacy Foundation, Postpartum Support International, and is the Director of Organizational Development for PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy.

Katherine has dedicated much of her professional life to helping other parents who have had lived experience with Stillbirth and infant death. Katherine’s mission is to provide understanding, compassion, and hope for families experiencing perinatal trauma. Her work focuses on enhancing infant and child attachment in the family, and her goal is to help empower mothers through her clinical work with them.



Our mission is to spread the concepts and practices of TIC to as many people as possible - to get it off the therapist’s couch, if you will.

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