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Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis

(he/him)

LISW-CP
Virtual

I am Marc Lewis, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. I completed training in 2003 at the Joint Master of Social Work program at North Carolina A & T State University and the University of NC at Greensboro. I was also part of the NC Child Welfare Collaborative, which provided specific training in NC DSS and child welfare. I began my career practicing as a child protective services social worker. I worked as a front-line worker and as a supervisor with children and families related to abuse and neglect. I have experience working in hospital and community settings. I currently work in private practice with children, adults, and geriatrics. I have experience in cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused treatment, and dialectical behavioral therapy. I have worked with high conflict custody cases, and family reunification, and provided expert testimony in court proceedings. My Credentials are as follows: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, North Carolina Substance Abuse Practice Board, (LCAS) Certified Clinical Supervisor, North Carolina Substance Abuse Practice Board, (CCS) Certified Case Manager, Commission for Case Management, (CCM)

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

First and foremost, I'd like to express my gratitude to you for taking the step to explore therapy. I understand it's a significant decision, and I'm here to support you throughout this journey. My therapeutic approach is rooted in the person-centered philosophy, which fundamentally means that I believe each individual possesses their own unique set of experiences, values, and perspectives. I see you as the expert on your life, and my role is to act as a supportive guide and sounding board as we navigate through your concerns together. Here's what you can expect from me: No matter what you share with me, I will always approach it with acceptance, without judgment. Everyone has their story and reasons for their feelings and actions. I'm here to understand, not judge. In keeping with a diverse person-centered approach, I aim to consider all facets of your identity and how they intersect, be it race, gender, sexuality, religion, or any other aspect that's essential to understanding you as a whole. While we'll work together to address the challenges you face, my ultimate goal is to empower you. This means helping you recognize your own strengths, values, and capabilities, so you feel equipped to manage future challenges independently. In essence, I'm here to walk alongside you, offering support, understanding, and tools as you traverse your unique path. You always have a voice in this process, and I'm eager to hear what you have to say. Let's work together to foster growth, healing, and self-understanding."

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

My Specialties Addiction Adoption Anxiety Behavioral Issues Bipolar Disorder Child or Adolescent Coping Skills Depression Domestic Abuse Emotional Disturbance Grief or Loss LGBTQIA Mindfulness Oppositional Defiant Disorder Relationships Self-Esteem Spirituality Stress Trauma and PTSD

About Marc Lewis

Appointments

Virtual & in-person

My treatment methods

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

I apply CBT treatment to empower individuals of all ages by helping them recognize and change unhelpful thought patterns, leading to positive life transformations

Daialectical Behavior (DBT)

I employ DBT treatment across age groups, teaching mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, and distress tolerance to enhance emotional well-being and resilience

Solution Focused Brief Treatment

I utilize solution-focused treatment with individuals of all ages, helping them identify strengths, set achievable goals, and find practical solutions to improve their lives

Trauma Informed Care

I utilize trauma-informed care to guide individuals of all ages in constructively processing and healing from trauma, fostering resilience and well-being.