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Melanie Masin-Moyer, DSW, LCSW

  • Full-Time Lecturer, MSW Program

  • Assistant Director, Doctorate in Clinical Social Work Program

Melanie Masin-Moyer, DSW, LCSW has been in clinical practice over 20 years in a non-profit community behavioral health agency. She has worked with children, adolescents, couples, families, and individuals with a variety of mental health concerns. She has facilitated group therapy in school and agency settings addressing life skills, anger management, social skills, trauma, and relationships. She completed her clinical doctorate in social work in May 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania and is a full-time lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include: attachment, mental health, women’s trauma, and group therapy.

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