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Carissa Orlando

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Office: Psychology Services Center
1331 Elmwood Ave, Suite 140
Office 140-I
Carissa Orlando

*** Dr. Orlando does not serve as a faculty mentor for incoming students ***


Carissa Orlando, Ph.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Orlando received her Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina and her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Health Psychology from Appalachian State University. She has a history of providing assessment and therapy services to youth and their families in a wide variety of settings. Her clinical and research interests include school-based mental health as well as the prevention and intervention of suicidal and self-injurious behaviors in youth.

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