Amelia Muse, PhD, LMFT
Dr. Amelia Muse became the director of the Center of Excellence for Integrated Care (COE) in October 2018. In her role, Dr. Muse facilitates internal development and research, supports technical assistance services to contract and grantee medical and behavioral health sites, and presents to groups across North Carolina, providing continuing education at trainings and conferences and through academic systems. She has been with COE since February 2016, as an integration consultant and subsequently as the director of operations. Prior to joining COE, Dr. Muse worked as a behavioral health clinician in a variety of medical settings serving underserved populations in eastern North Carolina. Her area of research is focused on the implementation and evaluation of integrated behavioral health care programs. Dr. Muse received her doctorate degree in medical family therapy and her master’s in marriage and family therapy from East Carolina University. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sara Herrity, MS, LMFT
Sara Herrity, MS, LMFT joined the Center of Excellence for Integrated Care (COE) as an integration specialist in March 2017. In her role, she provides training, on-site support and resources to medical and behavioral health providers working to integrate their services to provide higher quality care to patients and the community. Prior to joining COE, Sara worked at a community mental health agency as an outpatient therapist for clients with Medicaid or no insurance, as well as some private insurance. She has also previously worked with a local church to provide pre-marital and marital counseling as well as with a middle school to provide mental health services. Sara received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from East Carolina University and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Lisa Tyndall, PhD, LMFT
Senior Integration Specialist
Lisa Tyndall, PhD, LMFT joined the Center of Excellence for Integrated Care (COE) as an integration specialist in June 2016. In her role, Dr. Tyndall provides technical assistance for integrated care program development to a variety of medical practice settings as well as a training focus on the integrated care workforce. Her responsibilities include shadowing and one-on-one consultation, offerings of trainings, webinars, regular phone consultation and provision of resources and reference materials. Prior to joining COE, Dr. Tyndall spent six years working as the family therapy clinic director for East Carolina University. A licensed marriage and family therapist, she has over ten years of experience serving in various research, instructor and clinical positions related to both marriage and family therapy and integrated care in North Carolina. Dr. Tyndall holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and a doctorate in medical family therapy, both from East Carolina University and her undergraduate degree in interpersonal and family communication from UNC-Chapel Hill.