Amy Hunter is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who earned her Masters of Social Work degree from Boston University in 1995. Amy has a post-graduate certificate from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in early childhood mental health.
Amy currently serves as an assistant professor at Georgetown University. In her capacity at Georgetown, she directs the mental health section of the Head Start National Center for Early Childhood Health and Wellness, a training and technical assistance center for Early Head Start and Head Start. Amy has worked in the field for early childhood mental health for approximately twenty years. Before coming to Georgetown, she served in some roles at ZERO TO THREE including, but, not limited to the Director of Program Operations for the Early Head Start National Resource Center and the Director of the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL). Amy has served as a National Head Start Fellow at the Office of Head Start for two years and was the mental health manager to a large Head Start program for eight years. Amy has provided training and technical assistance to early childhood mental health to a variety of audiences around the country. Amy maintains a private practice in Washington DC providing consultation to parents with young children.