Andrew Rogers is a fourth-year clinical psychology PhD student at the University of Houston. He completed his B.A. in psychology at Tufts University in 2014 and completed his M.A. at the University of Houston in 2018. Andrew’s research interests focus on the intersection of chronic illness and mental health, with a focus on chronic pain, mental health, and substance use. He hopes to identify what maintains and exacerbates chronic pain to improve current empirically supported treatments. Clinically, Andrew has worked as a therapist at the Psychological Research and Services Center at the University of Houston, the Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory, and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston in the primary care/mental health integration clinic.