UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
BA, Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Sociology, Stanford University
MSW, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Deborah “Debbie” Barrett, PhD, LCSW, is a Clinical Associate Professor who divides time between the School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a licensed clinical social worker, she conducts individual and group therapy in the Psychiatry outpatient program, working primarily with adults suffering from chronic pain and any comorbid disorders. She is especially interested in the overlap of emotional and physical distress, and brings a dialectical approach to her clinical work.