Theresa Marie Lewis Class of 2019

College of St. Elizabeth

Name: Theresa Marie Lewis

Hometown: Staten Island, New York

Major: M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration/Speciality in Mental Health Counseling

Future plans: Taking the National Counselor Exam (NCE) for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in New Jersey in 2019.

Accomplishments: Certified Sexual Assault Advocate for Morris Cares in New Jersey, PSI CHI International Honor Society member, former President of CSE Chpt of Psi Chi (2018), former Editor of Chief of CSE Journal of Behavior Science (2018), trainer of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Behavioral Modifications for individuals with Austim Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD).

Quotes: “Life grants us teachable moments that if applied correctly, we will learn a lesson that will never be forgotten. During those teachable moments people may say ‘when there’s a will there’s a way’. In times of resiliency I will always say, ‘when there’s a way, Theresa will find it’. #BeBrave #BeEnough #behumble #BeTheresa.”

Theresa Marie Lewis celebrates with her husband in glee after graduating with honors from CSE with her M.A. in Counseling Psychology.
Theresa Marie Lewis stands next to her classmate and good friend Miranda Van Orden, who officially was awarded with their Master’s degree in December of 2018, five months ahead of their graduating class. They are proud to have walked in 2019 commencement ceremony. 

Theresa Marie Lewis has committed to live her life with one self-made promise, she will never lose sight of who she is. As such, she is actively applying the #Be terminology to her life as a reminder of her greatest strength, her self-determination. 

Theresa Marie Lewis excitedly awaiting the moment where she can walk across the stage with her graduating class of 2019. 

Theresa Marie Lewis stand proud next to CSE graduating class of 2019 school banner. 
CSE 2019 Keynote speaker, David Clowney IV. ’11, a retired wide receiver in the National Football League  (NFL) stands proud with Theresa Marie Lewis, her two small children, Christian Lewis, 5, and Malachi Lewis, 3, after she was awarded her M.A. in Counseling Psychology with honors.