Dr Elizabeth Maria Schwaiger

Dr Elizabeth Maria Schwaiger

Assistant Professor

PsyD (Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, USA)
MA (Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, USA)
Room # 339, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 653

Has wide diversity of clinical and neuropsychological experience with all age groups in a variety of US research and teaching hospitals; was Lecturer at Northeastern University, Boston, US; has made presentations and authored publications in the areas of interpersonal theory and therapy, autism spectrum disorder, trauma, depression, and traumatic brain injury; areas of specialization include clinical psychology and neuropsychology; joined FCCU in January 2016 and established FCCU’s Cognitive Psychology Research Laboratory in 2018.
Research interests: cognition, major mental illness, neuropsychology, trauma


  • Constantino, M. J., Schwaiger, E. M., Smith, J. Z., DeGeorge, J., McBride, C., Ravitz, P., & Zuroff, D. C. (2010). Patient interpersonal impacts and the early therapeutic alliance in interpersonal therapy for depression. Psychotherapy, 47, 418-424. doi:10.1037/a0021169