Director of the Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution Office, Deborah Sharp


Deborah Sharp, LCSW-S, CGP (pronouns:she/her/hers) is a certified mediator and received her Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) from the University of Texas in 1998. She has over twenty years’ experience with helping people to resolve difficulties, communicate more effectively, and have hope about seemingly intractable problems in relationship. Serving for the last 10 years in HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program offering individual counseling, communication coaching, manager consultation and presentations on a variety of health and wellness topics, she worked with the UT Police Department to develop an interdisciplinary Victim’s Advocate Network to better serve the needs of victims and witnesses on campus. And she was honored to receive the President’s Outstanding Staff Award in 2019. Having served on non-profit boards for most of her adult life, Deborah is devoted to public service. She presents locally and nationally on group leadership and group dynamics.