Melissa C. Webster, LMSW

Clinical Social Worker
Administrative Healthcare Manager
Director of Clinical Social Work Post Graduate Fellowship


Melissa Webster is an Administrative Healthcare Manager in the Department of Psychiatry, Department of Social Work and Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools at the University of Michigan. She also serves as the Director of the Clinical Social Work Post Graduate Training Program and manages research in the Department of Social Work.  Melissa completed a master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Michigan.  Melissa has been in our department since 2000.  She had a split appointment between clinical, administration and research for many years.  Melissa has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapies and provides psychotherapy training seminars and clinical supervision to social work staff and child psychiatry trainees.  Her clinical interests include child and adolescent depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Areas of Interest

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders


  • University of Michigan School of Social Work, Master's of Social Work
  • Western Michigan University, Bachelor's of Science, Psychology