Theresa Raphael-Grimm, PhD, PMHCNS-BC


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Campus Box #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

With MSN and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Raphael-Grimm is a practicing psychotherapist with 37 years of experience in individual and couples therapy. She serves as the Associate Director of the Taking Care of Our Own Program in physician wellness in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. She is a seasoned, award-winning educator with a focus on interpersonal communication in healthcare. Her research interests include biases and stereotypes and their influence on patient-provider relationships. She has given more than 85 invited presentations.

She is the author of the 2015 book: The Art of Communication in Nursing and Healthcare: An interdisciplinary approach, which won the Laurel Archer Copp Literary Achievement Award in 2015.