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Andrew T. Schramm

Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina
Program: Clinical Community Program
Room: Barnwell College, Office 551

Andrew is a doctoral student in the Clinical-Community Psychology program at the University of South Carolina. Since coming to the University of South Carolina, Andrew has engaged in several research initiatives under the mentorship of Dr. Suzanne Swan. Major areas of research interest include intimate partner violence (IPV) on college campuses, IPV in same-sex relationships, help-seeking behavior among IPV victims, and related mental health outcomes. Andrew is also a student-therapist at the University's Psychology Services Center, where he conducts individual therapy and psychological evaluations. His approach to therapy is informed by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Andrew completed his undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, where he graduated with honors in psychology and minored in Spanish. After graduating, he moved to Houston, TX, where he taught with Teach for America, whose mission is to eliminate educational inequity. Andrew then worked as a research coordinator with Baylor College of Medicine at the Menninger Clinic, an inpatient psychiatric hospital. As a research coordinator, he oversaw research activities that were a part of Dr. Carla Sharp's Developmental Psychopathology Lab at the University of Houston.