Frank J. Schwebel, PhD, University of Washington
Dr. Frank Schwebel is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions at the University of New Mexico. His research interests focus on the use of technology to support addictive-behavior change. As part of his doctoral dissertation, Dr. Schwebel designed and conducted a randomized controlled trial investigating the efficacy of adjunctive text message reminders to support alcohol and other drug use behavior change. He is continuing this line of research as well as investigating other brief, technology-based interventions and clinical interventions designed to promote and support health-oriented behavior change. In his clinical work, Dr. Schwebel has experience and training in a wide-range of evidence-based treatments including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive processing therapy, prolonged exposure, and dialectical behavior therapy.
Dr. Schwebel graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Arizona State University in 2012. He received a Master of Science (2015) and doctoral degree (2019) in clinical psychology from the University of Washington under the guidance of Dr. Mary Larimer. He is working with Dr. Katie Witkiewitz at the University of New Mexico.