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Staff Profile - Rebecca Lawson, Ph.D.


Dr. Lawson is an Indiana Hoosier by heritage, growing up in a rural community in central Indiana. She did her undergraduate work at Hanover College (Hanover, IN). As a freshman, she chose psychology as her major and has been fascinated by the field ever since. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and earned her M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Wyoming. She has lived in small towns most of her life, but spent the early part of her career in Syracuse, NY working in a psychiatric emergency room. Dr. Lawson has been at Francis Marion since 1997 and currently serves as the Director of Counseling and Testing. In addition to being a therapist for students, she thoroughly enjoys teaching introductory psychology. In her free time, she loves to read and she loves to travel She makes herself exercise, but it requires multiple psychological strategies to keep at it.

Last Published: October 13, 2011 3:05 PM
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