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Counselors & Appointments

Cheryl Lewis, LMHC

For Telehealth/Online & West Springfield Appointments

(413) 779-8217 View Availability Join Virtual Waiting Room

“Nothing is Impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.”

~ Audrey Hepburn

Counseling Style

Cheryl’s easy going and empathetic demeanor will help you feel at ease, even when speaking about life’s most difficult circumstances. Cheryl uses a person-centered and collaborative approach to meet clients where they are in the therapy process. Assisting with building on client strengths, Cheryl will encourage positive change and growth throughout the duration of therapy. Utilizing multiple clinical approaches depending on client needs including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused Therapy, Relational Therapy and Family Systems.


A Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience working in an outpatient setting in community mental health. Cheryl obtained her graduate degree from Springfield College with a dual concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western New England University. She has experience working with a diverse clientele of all ages and diagnoses, as well as couples and families.


  • Anxiety/Panic/Phobias
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Self-Injurious Behaviors/Self-harm
  • Divorce/Custody Disputes
  • Adoption/Foster care
  • Academic/Occupational/Work Issues/Career
  • Trauma

Clinical Modalities + Treatments

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Wether you are new to therapy or been a time or two before, Cheryl would love to hear from you. Together we can work towards achieving your personal and therapy goals!

Authored Articles & Interviews

Down to Earth Counseling: Cheryl Lewis, LMHC

May 9, 2024