Dr. Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter

Dr. Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families, as well as adults across a range of settings including outpatient mental health clinics, schools, child care centers, juvenile and probate courts, community health centers, and social service agencies. She received her doctorate from the University of Denver.


Dr. Moorehead-Slaughter is the former Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Licensure for Psychologists and the American Psychological Association (APA) Ethics Committee. She is Past President of APA’s Division 35 (The Society for the Psychology of Women) and in 2014, she received the Div. 35 Bonnie A. Strickland and Jessica Henderson Daniel Distinguished Mentoring Award. Dr. Moorehead-Slaughter is the former Chair of the APA Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI) and a former member of the APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA). She has a private consulting practice which includes working with faculty and administrators in independent schools throughout the country on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion; clinical consultation, presentations, and workshops.

Dr. Moorehead-Slaughter is the Psychologist at The Park School (a pre-kindergarten through grade eight independent school) in Brookline, Massachusetts. She is a senior faculty consultant at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. She is married to Dr. Dennis L. Slaughter and the mother of two adult sons, Khari and Gyasi.