Edgar M. Lewis
Edgar M. Lewis is a native of Cruger, located in Holmes County, MS. He presently resides in Lexington, KY. He graduated from Jackson State University with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, from its department of Psychology, Rehabilitation, and Psychometrics in Jackson, MS. His areas of specialization include mental health issues ranging from mild and major depression to anxiety disorder, autism, suicidality, oppositional defiance, PTSD (Cptsd), complex trauma, etc.
He has worked in the clinical profession field since 2017, and has carried the titles of Crisis Intervention Specialist, a Behavioral Health Specialist, and currently the Interventionist/Mental Health Counselor and Adjunct Professor at Kentucky State University. Edgar has completed the certificate of continuing education in the Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavior Therapy collaborative (2019), endorsed by Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources in Hattiesburg, MS. He hopes to earn a Ph.D. involving research in African American psychological studies, with an emphasis on mental health for the African American male.
Edgar’s leisure time is spent enjoying the company of family and sincere friends, and he loves to sing. He cherishes a wise saying of his dearly departed grandmother, Mrs. Mattie Sue Delaney, which is. “If you get to know a person long enough, they will teach you how to treat them.”
His motto in life can be found in the Holy Bible in the book of Philippians, chapter 1 and verse 6: “He that hath began a good work in me, shall perform it and finish it, until the day of Christ Jesus.”