Melissa S. Wattenberg

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Melissa S. Wattenberg, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist at VA Boston Healthcare System, where she runs programs for Seriously Mentally Ill Veterans and Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. She has published and conducted workshops on group therapy for PTSD, and contributed to the development of Present-Centered Group Therapy for PTSD. She is Program Manager for the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, a program she co-initiated through a VA clinical grant.

Dr. Wattenberg’s doctorate is from University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her Psychology Internship at Yale-affiliated West Haven Veterans Administration Healthcare System in Connecticut. She is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and offers education and supervision at VA Boston on Serious Mental Illness and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.