Marlana Webster graduated from the College of William and Mary of Williamsburg, VA in 2008.
Born and raised in Portsmouth, VA, Dr. Marlana Webster, LCP completed her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Black Studies at the College of William and Mary in 2008. While at William and Mary, she was a member of the Honor Council, Impact Bible Study, Ebony Expressions Gospel Choir, and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. In 2011 and 2015, Marlana obtained an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology and a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical and School Psychology at James Madison University.
Throughout her career, Marlana has trained and supervised others at various levels including fellow graduate students, psychology practica students, interns, and psychologists. Prior to her current role as a Clinical Quality Manager for Lyra Health, Marlana served Veterans as a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Program Manager with the Hampton Veterans' Affairs Medical Center. While with the VA, Marlana collaborated to create an Integrated Chronic Pain Recovery Program, promoted initiatives to address Opioid Use Disorders in Veterans, led national training in evidence-based psychotherapies, and provided brief long-term therapy for individuals, groups, and couples. She felt honored to care for those who served this country, particularly marginalized communities of Veterans who may not otherwise access mental health services.
In her current role at Lyra Health, Marlana supports access to psychotherapy for civilian employees by managing licensed therapists providing mental health services remotely across the country, ensuring high-quality care, and promoting process improvement throughout the clinical program. Marlana also founded and is the Principal Psychologist of her private practice, Grace Well Therapeutic Services, where she serves children, adults, families, and couples through psychotherapy and assessment.
In her free time, Marlana enjoys cooking, volunteering, and spending time with her husband Cornelius and their two young children.