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Psychologist/Psychoanalyst

108 East 91st Street, Suite 1C

New York, New York 10128

Email: glewisphd@gmail.com





Gayle R. Lewis, Ph.D., MSCS

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS


CONSORTIUM OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS


Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Certification

​New York, New York


WILLIAM ALANSON WHITE INSTITUTE OF PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOANALYSIS & PSYCHOLOGY   


Eating Disorders, Compulsions & Addictions Educational Program                              

Certificates of Training

New York, New York


AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS                                                                

Post-doctorate Degree,  Psychoanalysis

New York, New York                                                                                                              


ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY                                                                                                       

Doctorate of Philosophy:  Child Psychology

​New York, New York                                                                                                              


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE


DR. GAYLE R. LEWIS - PRIVATE PRACTICE                                                      1998-Present                                                           

New York, NY


Operates a self-created, thriving and growing private practice, providing psychotherapy and psychoanalysis to individuals and couples. Specialized training working with: 


  • Victims of Crime and Trauma 
  • Eating disorders  
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Separation/Divorce Facilitation


THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL: THE JULLIARD COUNSELING SERVICE                 2009-2015

New York, NY


Providing psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy to matriculated Julliard students, with particular emphasis on providing care for those struggling within the Eating Disorder Spectrum of behaviors.


​​THE NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER: MS CARE CENTER                            

http://coe.multiplesclerosis.med.nyu.edu/patient-care-information-/services          2006-2016                

New York, NY 


Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology/Psychologist


Serving as psychologist to full range of patients being medically treated for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and its disease sequelae. Emphasis given to addressing emotional and psychological consequences of living with an unpredictable and insidious chronic illness.


AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS                                                2002-Present    

New York, NY


Senior Faculty Member Serving as instructor for classes such as Developmental Theory and Horneyan Theoretical Perspectives on the Split and Conflicted Self in both the Institute’s Four-Year Psychoanalytic Program and it’s Two-Year Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program; 6-8 week courses covering seminal articles/reading materials relevant to course topics.


KAREN HORNEY CLINIC, INC                                                                               1994-2006                 ​                      

New York, NY 


Director, Psychology Program                                                                                 2005-2006


Oversaw all the clinical and administrative components of this APA-accredited psychology internship program. Duties included coordinating and carrying out individual and group supervision, program coursework and ongoing maintenance and improvement of program needs for the Psychology Interns’ and Externs’ respective training requirements.


Clinical Supervisor, Trauma, Adult and Child/Adolescent Services Programs         1999-2006


Conducted weekly, ongoing individual and group supervisory sessions with psychologists, psychology students and social workers from the Karen Horney Clinic. Sessions included process review, during which students were encouraged to incorporate historical, contextual and theoretical data to understand clinical course of treatment with respective patients. Particular emphasis was given to process review and theoretical discussions addressing relevant issues about trauma


Assistant Director, Psychology Internship Program                                                 1999-2000                             


Responsible for the management of both the internship application process and of supervisory relationships, serving additionally in the capacity of student-faculty liaison.


Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist                                                                          1994-2000                                            


As a key member of this world-renowned institute for psychological services, I had maintained responsibility for the care of over 300 patients throughout the NY area. Key responsibilities included:


  • Providing support, analysis and advice regarding personal and professional life experiences
  • Developing, augmenting and administering a multitude of tests designed to cull data from each subject. Post-testing review, interpretation and reporting, as well as determining the appropriate course of action
  • Received specialized training and individual psychotherapy with victims of crime and trauma.
  • Individual psychotherapy/analysis with adults, couples, families, adolescents and children, with a major concentration on addressing the sequelae of divorce and family conflict
  • Administering multiple weekly adult and child intake evaluations
  • Attending weekly classes covering psychoanalytic theory and technique.
  • Attending weekly child intake/foster care meetings.


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS


Lewis, G.R. (2013, January). Physician Reveal Thyself [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/a4tpxy6.


Sammarco, C.L., Kister, I., Laing, L., Kalina, T., and Lewis, G.R. (2011, November). Making Sense of MS: Your Questions Answered by the NYU MS Care Team. Panel presentation co-sponsored by the New York City-Southern NY Chapter of the National MS Society and the NYU Langone MS Care Center. New York, NY.


Lewis, G.R. (2009, June). Self-soothing techniques for managing your MS. Honorary discussion presented at the IWill Program for the NYU Langone Medical Center’s MS Care Center, New York, NY. 


Lewis, G.R. (2008). When you’re first diagnosed: Managing the initial “attack.” In J.T. Fromm (Ed.), MS Advocate (Volume 2 Issue 2, pp 4, 9). New York, NY.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: The terrorism of suffering - The clinical diary of Sandor Ferenczi revisited.  American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(1), 80-81.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: Reassurance in analytic therapy. American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(2), 179-180.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: Primary femininity and female genital anxiety. American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(3), 278-280.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: Whatever happened to culturalism: From Horney to Lacan.  American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(3), 276-278.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: Termination: To what end?  American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(4), 381-383.


Lewis, G.R. (1997). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: The power of enactments and the enactments of power in psychoanalysis. American Journal of Psychoanalysis57(4), 383-384.


Lewis, G.R. (1999). Review of a scientific meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis: Gender myths and mysteries: Resuming the dialogue. American Journal of Psychoanalysis59(2), 181-182.


Walco, G.A., Lewis, G.R., & Schmerl, L.T. (1994). Psychological aspects of coping with chronic illness. In I.R.Shenker (Ed.),  Adolescent Medicine. London: Harwood Academic Publishers.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 


Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Neurology, NYU Medical Center


Senior Faculty, The American Institute for Psychoanalysis


Assistant Editor, American Journal of Psychoanalysis (2000-2012)

Credentials/Experience