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Clinical Psychologist, Dept. of Psychology, UF College of Medicine

Carol Lewis, Ph.D., MPH, CPH, is a clinical psychologist with 30 years of clinical experience. She is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, where she is involved in professional training, research, clinical practice, and community behavioral health. Dr. Lewis’ expertise includes the treatment of chronically suicidal, self-injurious individuals, using skills-based methods. She is trained in three mindfulness-based treatment protocols, which she uses extensively in her clinical work.  Dr. Lewis has a personal mindfulness practice including sitting with a local meditation group and retreating yearly. In 2014, Dr. Lewis earned a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree and is board certified in public health (CPH). She has particular interest in evidence-based treatment for behavioral health problems, and the dissemination of best behavioral health practices to underserved populations using low-intensity and brief treatment models. Dr. Lewis is one of the founding members of Peace4Gainesville, a trauma-responsive resilience-building community initiative. She has recently completed training to be a Community Resiliency Model© (CRM) trainer.