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Department of Psychiatry

Houston, Texas

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Karen A. Lawson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Director, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - BCM350
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713-798-4840
Fax: 713-798-3138

Clinical and Research Interests:

Clinical Interests:
Student Mental Health
Medical House Staff Mental Health
Psychological Assessment
Forensic Evaluations
Sexual Offender Evaluations
Court Testimony
Community Education Pertaining to Sexual Offenders
Treatment of Problematic Sexual Behavior
Adult Therapy
Couples Therapy

Research Interests:
Recidivism of Sexual Offenders
Long-term Effects of Sexual Assault on Victims

Academic Background and Distinctions:

B.A. degree - University of Arizona
Master of Public Health degree - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology - Florida State University
Pre-doctoral Clinical Internship in Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship in Neuropsychology/Behavioral Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine/ St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Texas Heart Institute

Curriculum Vitae

Psychology Page - Psychiatry Clinic

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