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Krystal Lewis, PhD
Dr. Krystal M. Lewis is a licensed clinical psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health where she works with Dr. Daniel Pine and the Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience (SDAN). She received her PhD from Virginia Tech and completed her undergraduate degree at Lincoln University. Dr. Lewis has worked extensively with anxious children and adolescents, providing evidence-based treatments as well as preventative interventions. She enjoys working with local schools and disseminating information on youth mental health. In addition, Dr. Lewis has contributed to various research projects and considers herself a clinical researcher. Her research at NIH focuses on identifying mechanisms, such as self-efficacy, which impact the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with anxious youth. In addition, she has a small private practice in Chevy Chase, MD. Dr. Lewis is currently the co-chair for the Child and Adolescent SIG and vice-chair for the Early Career Professionals and Students SIG.