Ph.D- Psychologist

Dr. Brittany Bate

Brittany Bate, Ph.D., (she/her) has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in forensic psychology and assessment, from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Dr. Bate completed her predoctoral internship at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, NC. While there, Dr. Bate specialized in providing assessment and therapeutic services to justice-involved individuals at the state and federal level. She has completed evaluations of competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and dangerousness at the state and federal level. Additionally, she has evaluated and treated individuals with significant substance abuse disorders, trauma- and stress-related disorders, sexual/paraphilic disorders, and behavioral/anger problems. Dr. Bate also previously worked as a contract psychologist with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation in their Behavioral Threat Assessment Unit conducting comprehensive evaluations of subjects who may be a risk for targeted violence in our North Carolina community. 

Dr. Bate currently owns a clinical and forensic psychological group practice (Be BOLD Psychology and Consulting) offering telehealth therapy and assessment services to clients all across North Carolina. Dr. Bate primarily works with queer, transgender, nonbinary, and gender-diverse clients and their families and has a clinical focus in trauma, grief/loss, relationship difficulties, and substance use.

When not working in a clinical setting she assists in conducting small group and survey research as a contract trial consultant.

You can reach Dr. Bate at, via phone at 919-300-5221, or via her website: