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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

Meredith Lyons-Crews   Meredith Lyons-Crews, MSW, LISW
   Assistant Professor
   Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division

   843-792-0135 phone
   843-792-5598 fax

 Biographical Sketch
Meredith graduated with BA in Sociology from Mary Baldwin College and a Master in Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina.  She has worked in the areas of Child Welfare Services; Developmental Disabilities; Veterans’ Services;  Adult Psychiatric Services- inpatient and outpatient services; Youth  Psychiatric Services- inpatient, partial, and outpatient services; Forensic evaluations for adults and youth; and Adoption Services.  She has taught undergraduate students at the College of Charleston; graduate students at The Citadel; graduate social work students from USC and UGA ; nursing students; physical and occupational therapy students; medical students; residents in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Pediatrics; and Child Fellows.  Administratively, she coordinated the Star West partial hospital program for 10 years and was the Program Manager of 4 partial hospital youth programs for an additional 7 years.  She is currently providing individual, family, and group therapy services to a wide range of both adults and children in an outpatient practice.
 Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Individual Cognitive Behavioral therapy; Family therapy; Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy for youth; Anger Management groups for school age children; and social skills streaming for youth.

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