Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Meredith Lyons-Crews, MSW, LISW
| 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.