Katy Hopkins

Katy Hopkins

Director of the Cardinal Success Program and Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling and Human Development
Room 308 - College of Education & Human Development
katy.hopkins @louisville.edu

Dr. Hopkins' curriculum vita [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Louisville, 2014
  • M.Ed., Counseling Psychology, University of Louisville
  • BFA, Theatre-Acting and Directing, New York University, NY, 2004


My research interests include youth violence prevention; empathy and resiliency as protective factors; treatment of children, adolescents and families.

Teaching Areas

Dr. Hopkins' teaching areas are differential diagnosis, intellectual assessment, and theories and techniques of counseling.

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Graduate Student Spotlight Award, University of Louisville
  • Founder's Day Award, New York University

Professional Service and Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Kentucky Psychological Association
  • Association of Psychology Training Clinic Directors
  • Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Statewide Training Team, 2006 - present
  • Revilla Island Prevention Coalition, 2006 - 2008
  • Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Youth Leadership Conference Planning Committee Member

Publications and Presentations

  • Cunningham, N., Dewell, J., and Hopkins, K. (in progress). Early indicators of sexual harassment in early adolescent. Manuscripts in preparation for submission for publication in several in several peer-reviewed journals.
  • Hopkins, K. (2012). Fostering tolerance: Ways parents and kids can stand up to bullying. Children's Craniofacial Association Quarterly Newsletter.
  • Hopkins, K. (2010). Microfinance and women in the developing world: Implications for psychologists and counselors. International Association for Applied Psychologists Spring Newsletter.
  • Hopkins, K. (March 2014) Trauma Informed Care. Presentation as part of Best Practices Series for local mental health providers at La Frontera, Inc., Tucson AZ.
  • Hopkins, K. (February 2014) Addressing Bullying: Treatment strategies for both the bully and the bullied. CE training at Challenges in Psychological Practice Conference. Tucson, AZ.
  • Cunningham, N., Hopkins, K., Neinhuis, J. (August 2011) Indicators of sexual harassment in early adolescence. Poster presentation at the 2011 annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C.