The Catholic University of America


Melissa D. Grady, Ph.D., M.S.W, L.C.S.W.
Assistant Professor


202 319 4387


Biographical Information: 

Dr. Melissa D. Grady received her M.S.W. and Ph.D. from Smith College School of Social Work. Her clinical experience includes both work in the public mental health sector and private sector. Her clinical experience includes clients who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, anger management as well as other mental health issues. In addition, Dr. Grady has worked with parents who are separating and divorcing and struggle with co-parenting. In addition, she has practiced, writes about and conducts research and trainings on sex offenders and evidence-based treatment practices. She is formerly a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work and is now currently on the faculty of Catholic University’s National School of Social Service where she teaches in the areas of mental health, clinical practice, clinical theory and research methods.
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