Martin Heggestad, LMSW

Clinical Social Worker


Martin Heggestad is a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW).  He is a therapist in the Women and Infants Mental Health Clinic and has longstanding interests in attachment theory, complex developmental trauma, and psychodynamic therapy.  He is a member of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy consultation team and runs DBT skills training groups.  He has many years of experience providing clinical supervision to social work interns and postgraduate fellows.

Areas of Interest

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Attachment theory

Brief psychodynamic therapy

Complex developmental trauma

Perinatal mental health

LGBT mental health


Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW)

MSW (2005), University of Michigan

PhD in Comparative Literature (2001), University of Michigan