Dr. María José Lewis
Assessment Specialist | Licensed Clinical Psychologist #33435
Dr. María José Lewis is a licensed clinical psychologist and provides services in Spanish and English. She has clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mood and neurodevelopmental disorders as well as learning disabilities. She has training in evidence-based interventions for mood and trauma-related disorders including the Coping Cat Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and Primary and Secondary Control Enhancement Training (PASCET) for depression. Dr. Lewis works with all ages, including children, adolescents, their caregivers, and other systems including schools, Regional Center, and medical providers to provide holistic and comprehensive care. She has clinical experience in working in several settings including schools, non-profits, community health clinics, and academic medical centers.
In her role as an Assessment Specialist at CCC, Dr. Lewis will be completing comprehensive psychological assessments, including ADHD assessments, as well as assessing for neurodevelopmental and mood disorders. She will also be conducting psychological evaluations in English and Spanish for the Tri-Counties Regional Center assessing for neurodevelopmental disorders, specifically, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and determining individual strengths and needs.
Ph.D. in School Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
M.Ed. in School Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
M.Ed. in Special Education and Psychology, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
B.S.: Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Postdoctoral Fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Professional Psychology Internship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Psychology Extern at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
Areas of Interest:
Latinx and communities underserved in healthcare, culturally competent services, strength-based approaches, psychological assessments, evidence-based interventions for mood disorders, consultation, supervision, and parent training on positive discipline strategies.