Chamisa MacKenzie, LMSW, MPH

Clinical Social Worker


Chamisa MacKenzie is a Clinical Social Worker on the Depression Team in Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry.  She works individually with adult patients who suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, and personality disorders, and patients who have a history of trauma. She teaches weekly Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills group for adult patients. She has received clinical training in the fields of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mindfulness, and Complex Trauma. Chamisa also serves a clinical supervisor for post graduate social work fellows, and teaches DBT and MI to fellows, students and staff. In addition to her clinical work, Chamisa works part time as a Project Manager at Kellogg Eye Center and serves as a Motivational Interviewing Trainer and consultant.

Chamisa is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

Areas of Interest

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders


  • University of Michigan School of Social Work, Master's of Social Work
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, Master's of Public Health
  • Earlham College, Bachelor's of Arts