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Alan Schwitzer

Alan Schwitzer

Counseling & Human Services

Contact Information


Email: aschwitz@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-3251



  • Expertise

    College Health
    College Counseling
    Psychological Services
    College Student Adjustment
    College Student Development
  • Research Interests

    College and university student counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, adjustment, and development; issues impacting on the work of professional counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists working in 2 and 4 year college and university counseling centers, mental health centers, and health centers - as well as studen development and student affairs professionals.
  • 2017: Commission Research Award, American College Personnel Association
  • 2017: Lifetime Achievement Award, Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCAPS), American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • 2015: Annual Research Award, American College Counseling Association (ACCA).
  • 2010: Meritorious Service Award, American College Counseilng Association
  • 2009: Ralph Berdie Student Affairs Research Award, American Counseling Association
  • 2007: Certificate of Appreciation for Leadership and Service, American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
  • 2006: Outstanding Professional Contribution to Knowledge Award, American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
  • 2003: Darden College of Education Tonelson Award for Outstanding Faculty
  • 2000: Plaque of Appreciation for Service, American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • 1996: Certificate of Achievement, Southern Organization of Human Services Education (SOHSE)
  • 1987: Department of Psychology Graduate Research Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 1987: Outstanding Counseling Psychology Graduate Student, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 1986: Virginia Governor's Graduate Fellow Alternate
  • 1983: Who's Who Among University and College Students, Virginia Tech
  • 1982: National Dean's List, Undergraduate, Virginia Tech
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Schwitzer, A. "Norfolk, Virginia Community Services Board/Old Dominion University Community Clinic" $100,673. Federal. 2012 - 2013
    Schwitzer, A.; Neukrug, E.; Nicholas, K. "ollaboration Across Majors: Teaching Students Production Skills and Counseling Skills" $6,500. Old Dominion University. 2003 - 2004