STEPHEN LEWIS, LMHC
STEPHEN LEWIS LMHC is an integrative psychotherapist in private practice and an associate with Dr. Lewis, with offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Stephen earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Brown University and studied Philosophy of Mind and Eastern Psychology at Oxford University. Stephen holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling from NYU. He completed his clinical training in the inpatient and outpatient psychiatric units of Bellevue Medical Center in New York, where he was trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, psychodynamics, gestalt psychotherapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction. He continued his education in addition to clinical practice and received a masters degree in Mind Body Medicine from Saybrook University.
After becoming a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist and training in Ayurveda, Stephen gained extensive experience applying mind-body approaches to treat mental health concerns in hospital, private practice and community settings. Stephen practices integrative therapy which incorporates elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, yoga, hypnosis, guided imagery, coaching and life design. By integrating the time-tested science of holistic health with modern psychotherapy, Stephen supports his clients in reaching optimal wellness, maintaining balance, and finding contentment in life.
Stephen works with individuals with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief, OCD, obsessive thoughts and ruminations, difficulties in dating and relationships, and life transitions, such as graduating from college or graduate school, career transitions, marriage and having children, divorces and other life transitions. Stephen works with individuals one on one and also enjoys working with couples in couples therapy.