Dr. Massie-Lambert has a doctorate in clinical psychology with expertise in the areas of trauma, relational issues, and cultural concerns. Under the purview of the CCRTR, Dr. Massie-Lambert provides training and consultation to professionals involved in the treatment and care (mental health, education, healthcare, etc.) of children. Training topics include trauma assessment, trauma-informed care, and evidence-informed treatment of complex trauma for children (ages 0-10) and their caregivers, Question Persuade Refer, and Youth Mental Health First Aid. The models that are utilized for clinical training are the Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC) Framework as well as ARC-GROW which is a caregiver skill building intervention (Blaustein & Kinniburgh, 2010; Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005).
Dr. Massie-Lambert is currently working with Dr. Kelly Moore to collect and analyze data on the impact that trauma-informed care training has on the attitudes of providers, and treatment outcomes for ARC and ARC-GROW. Dr. Massie-Lambert completed her undergraduate education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she earned a combined BA/MA degree in psychology. She then completed her graduate studies at Adelphi University’s Derner Institute where she was trained in relational and interpersonal therapies, and earned a doctorate of philosophy in clinical psychology.