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Dr. Lew's Professional Summary

Excerpts from Dr. Lew's Curriculum Vitae

Most people don't know what to expect of a competent therapist. Here are some highlights from Dr. Lew Fabrick's professional life, his education, his experience as an expert in his field and more. When hiking through life's stormy passages, you're in good hands with Dr. Lew as your guide.




(1971-1984) 1) Ph.D., Counseling (Mental Health with

specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy)

August 4, 1984

Department of Counselor Education

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


  1. Master of Social Work, Clinical Social Work

May, 1975

School of Social Work

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL


  1. Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Psychology

June, 1971

Florida Presbyterian College

(renamed Eckerd College in 1972)

St. Petersburg, FL







(1986 – Present) PRIVATE PRACTICE

Lewis A. Fabrick, P.A., Ph.D.

Gainesville, FL

Duties include: Individual, marital, family, child and adolescent psychotherapy: student supervision: EAP counseling, psychosocial evaluations, community consultation, groups.



(2/1985 – 6/1985) COUNSELOR III:

Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

Mental Health Services, Inc.

430 SW 13thStreet

Gainesville, FL 32608

Duties included: Individual, group and family therapy for victims and perpetrators of incest; psychological evaluations; consultation and education.



(2/1981 – 12/1985) PRIVATE PRACTICE:

Family Counseling Associates

222 SW 6thTerrace – Suite B

Gainesville, FL 32607

Duties included: Individual, marital and family therapy, focusing on problems of children, adolescents and young adults; consultation contract with Levy County School System to provide individual, group and family therapy to students classified as severely emotionally disturbed.



(3/1980 – 2/1985) CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Child, Youth & Family Center

Mental Health Services, Inc.

4200 SW 13thStreet

Gainesville, FL 32608

Duties included: Individual, marital, group and family therapy, focusing on child an adolescent emotional disorders; supervision of eight Masters and Ph.D. level staff; program planning and budget responsibility, implementation and administration of contracts for services including family therapy training, child sexual abuse treatment and school consultations; establishment of new center programs to provide services to preschool children at risk for development of emotional problems and to victims of incest and their families; other administrative duties.



(12/1980 – 1981) PRIVATE PRACTICE

720 SW 2ndAvenue

Gainesville, FL 32601

Duties included: Individual, marital and family therapy; specialized in working with Adolescents and young adults; psychosocial evaluations.




Child Youth & Family Center

N. Central Florida Community Mental Health Center

3615 SW 13thStreet

Gainesville, FL 32608

Duties included: Individual, marital, family and group therapy; parent education; crisis intervention and stabilization; consultation with local school system, state and county agencies; training of graduate social work, counseling psychology, counselor education and graduate nursing students; staff supervision and development; various administrative duties.







Conferences and seminars at national, state and local levels on the following topics:

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

  • Rational Behavior Therapy

  • Child Physical and Sexual Abuse Treatment

  • Family Mythology

  • Death and Dying

  • Traumatology

  • Addictions: alcohol/drug/sexual





  • Charter member and first President of North Central Florida Chapter of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy


  • North Central Florida Independent Practice Association

  • Board of Directors (1994 – 1996)

  • Treasurer (1994-1996)





  • Developmental Play Therapy

  • Presented workshops

  • On-going training

  • Presentations to lay audiences

      • Diagnosis and treatment of child abuse

      • Development of sexuality in children

    • Men’s Groups

      • "Consider the Alternative"

      • Reevaluating approach to careers and interpersonal relationships

  • Male survivors of child sexual abuse

  • Love and Logic Course Instructor

Depression Screening for National Mental Health Week

Parent Effectiveness Training

Presentations were made to professional audiences

Department of Psychiatry

University of Florida

Department of Counselor Education


Topics included:

The role of family in treatment of children

The use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual II

Working with adolescents

Adult developmental issues for men



Papers presented:


Florida Personnel and Guidance Association

Developmental Child Play Therapy

American Psychological Association Convention





Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Board of Directors


Sexual & Physical Abuse Resource Center (SPARC)

Board of Directors


Gainesville Men’s Council


Board of Directors


Parent Seminar Coordinator

Gainesville United Church of Christ

Middle and High School groups





(1982 – present) Marriage and Family Therapist

State of Florida

License #MT000160


(12/9/1982 – present) Clinical Social Worker

State of Florida

License #SW000560