Dr. Bates has an independent psychotherapy practice in Chapel Hill, NC. She formerly practiced in Ann Arbor, MI. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient hospital psychiatric units, residential treatment facilities, day hospital programs, a college counseling center, and outpatient hospital clinics.
She received her Doctorate and Masters degrees in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Chicago, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan Departments of Psychiatry and Family Practice. She also completed her undergraduate degree at U of M, Ann Arbor.
Dr. Bates serves on the North Carolina Psychological Association Continuing Education Committee and values her participation in ongoing learning.