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Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

Assistant Professor, Education


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Michael Lewis is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 15 years of experience. He graduated with his Master’s and Doctorate in Counselor Education from The Ohio State University in 2003 and 2016, respectively. He has experience working with adolescents and adults through various settings such as addictions, college counseling, and private practice. He has been a clinical supervisor helping to train new professionals for over 10 years. He has served as part of the Ohio Counseling Association for the past five years and is the current president of the Ohio College Counseling Association. He has presented both regionally and nationally on topics of process addictions, clinical diagnosis and treatment specific to the use of dialectical behavioral therapy, and ethical decision making. His research areas include counselor development, counselor supervision, addictions, and wellness.
Theories and Techniques of Individual Counseling
Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling
Personality and Human Development
Career Counseling
Wellness and Prevention Counseling
Research Methods
Degrees Earned
Ph.D. Counselor Education The Ohio State University
M.A. Counselor Education The Ohio State University
B.A. Psychology Ohio Dominican University
  • Hunnicut Hollinbaugh, K. M. & Lewis, M. S. (2018). Using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Adolescents. Columbus, OH: Routledge.
  • Focht, B. & Lewis, M. S. (2011). Physical activity and psychological well-being. In P. F. Granello, Wellness Counseling. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Mahaffey, B. A., & Lewis, M. S. (2008). Therapeutic alliance directions in marriage, couple, and family counseling. In G. R. Walz, J. C. Bleuer, & R. K. Yep (Eds.), Compelling counseling interventions: Celebrating VISTAS’ fifth anniversary (pp. 1-10). Ann Arbor, MI: Counseling Outfitters.