Marit Murry is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center, where she provides dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for youth and their families.
Marit received her B.A. in Medical Anthropology and Global Health from the University of Washington in Seattle. Prior to graduate school, Marit worked for Communities In Schools, a non-profit aimed at providing holistic drop-out prevention services in historically underserved schools. She is currently a fifth year doctoral candidate in Suffolk University’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. She has completed clinical practicum experiences at an outpatient university counseling center, a short-term adolescent inpatient hospital, and a long-term adolescent inpatient unit. Marit has experience in providing evidence-based treatments for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, conduct related disorders, and overall adjustment challenges.
Marit’s research interests primarily center around promoting equity through mental health. Specifically, by honoring and harnessing existing strengths within marginalized communities to promote healing, while simultaneously highlighting the consequences of oppression.