Beamer, Laura

Clinical Psychologist

Beamer, Laura

Dr. Laura Beamer received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Furman University before going on to earn her Master’s degree in Clinical Health Psychology from Appalachian State University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from East Tennessee State University.

Her graduate training focused on behavioral health and Integrated Primary Care Psychology. Dr. Beamer completed a Pre-Doctoral Internship at the University of South Carolina Student Health Services. Additionally, she completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Greenville Health System in order to specialize in the assessment of pediatric neurodevelopmental disabilities with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her graduate research focused on measuring and improving the quality of life for parents of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She currently enjoys working with a wide range of ages including pediatric populations such as toddlers, children, and adolescents as well as individuals and families.

Contact Information

Office (864) 250-7944
Fax (864) 250-9582
[email protected]

Education

  • B.A. Psychology and Sociology,  Furman University, Greenville, SC, 2010
  • M.A. Clinical Health Psychology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2013
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2017
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC

Selected Publication

  • Moffitt BA, Oberman LM, Beamer L, et al. Sleep disturbances in Phelan-McDermid syndrome: Clinical and metabolic profiling of 56 individuals. Clinical Genetics. 2023; 104(2): 198-209. doi:10.1111/cge.14361

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