Craig Sewall is a doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). His research interests focus on the ways in which computer-mediated interaction (e.g. social media, texting) impact social connectedness and suicidality.
Sewall earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a specialization in Human Services and Social Policy at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. He then went on to earn a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in mental health at the University of Pittsburgh in 2012, where he was awarded the Dean’s Scholar award (top 2% of graduating class).
Sewall’s research and scholarship are informed by his 5 years of clinical experience as a mental health therapist, where he worked with college-age students and adults providing evidence-based psychotherapeutic treatment, clinical assessments, and crisis interventions.