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About Me

Mylischa Smith Lewis, MSW, LCSW, BACS is a psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Metairie, Louisiana. Mrs. Lewis provides treatment to adolescents and adults. 

With over 14 years experience as a clinician, and as a graduate of Tulane University School of Social Work, Mrs. Lewis has extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), an evidenced-based psychotherapy approach proven to be effective for resolving trauma and other psychological distress in an expedient manner. She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients.

Over the years, she has gained experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings, including psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment programs, and community health centers. 

Mrs. Lewis enjoys working with clients to achieve their desired personal growth and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life. She is skilled with treating issues of depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief. She helps her clients reach their goals involving career and phase of life transitions, communication skills, enhancing self-confidence, relationship issues, stress management, and performance enhancement in the workplace. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. 

Mrs. Lewis is committed to providing compassionate counseling and coaching, with integrity and respect to the client as a whole person - mind, body, and spirit. 

Education
Masters Degree in Social Work, Tulane University School of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, Loyola University New Orleans 

Professional License
LCSW-BACS, Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Board Approved Clinical Supervisor, License # 7502 (Louisiana)

Additional Training
EMDR-trained Psychotherapist

Professional Activities and Memberships 
National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Member
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA), Member
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA), Member
National Health Service Corp (NHSC), Alumni - Service Provider, 2009-2012