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Joelle France Lewis

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Joelle Lewis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado and has been a remote Core Faculty with Walden University since 2015. She began teaching in higher education in 2005, including in CACREP approved CMHC programs exclusively since 2010. She is married, has two grown children, and lots of pets.

Courses Taught

COUN 6260 - Assessment in Counseling

COUN 6101 - Foundations in Counseling

GRTP 6100 - Group Lab

COUN 6723 - Multicultural Counseling

COUN 6682B - Counseling Internship

COUN 6682A - Counseling Internship

CPLB 601L - PrePracticum

COUN 6024 - Advising Forum

RESI 6621 - Residency

COUN 6671 - Practicum


BA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Master's, Colorado Christian University

Masters, Colorado State University

EdD, Argosy University/Denver

Public Service

Church, Volunteer - Buffalo, United States

Independent, Volunteer - Buffalo, WY United States

Operation Christmas Child, Volunteer - Buffalo, United States

Self, Volunteer - Buffalo, WY United States

Awards / Honors

Faculty of the Year, 2014

Chi Sigma Iota, Argosy University/Denver, 2013


Dunbar-Davis, K., Lewis, J. P., McLain, C. M. (2017). Chapter 6: Systemic Functioning of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders.

Mc Lain, C. M., France Lewis, J. P. (2018). Professional behaviors and dispositions: Counseling competencies and lifelong growth.

Spewart-Spencer, S. S., Dean, C. C., McLain, C. M., Lewis, J. F., Dunbar-Davison, K. Band of Counselors; Winning the Battle Turning Raw Recruits into Skilled Counselors. To Vol. 2. Metaphors and Therapy: Enhancing Clinical Supervision and Education .

Stewart-Spencer, S. S., Dean, C. ., McLain, C. M., Lewis, J. P. (2016). The Bubble Girl.


McLain, C. M., Lewis, J. P. (2012). A Constructivist Approach to Teaching Empathy. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

McLain, C. M., Lewis, J. P., Mc Lain, C. M. (2013). Promoting Beginning Student Development through Scaffolding in Teaching Basic Skills and Professional Dispositions. ACES.

Lewis, J. P., McLain, C. M. (2014). "These are Not the Droids You are Looking For, These are Better!" Online Technology, In seat and Online Assessment in Counselor Education Supervision. RMACES conference.

Lewis, J. P., McLain, C. M. (2014). The Twilight Zone: Educators and Supervisors Finding a Voice in Training the Next Generation of Counselors. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

Tate, Y., McLain, C. M., France, J. P. (2013). Cutting Edge and Efficacious Treatment for Child and Adult Survivors of Neglect and Abuse. Colorado Counseling Association .

McLain, C. M., Lewis, J. P. (2016). Ink and Insight: Tools In Narrative Therapy. CCA.

Lewis, J. P., Olguin, J. (2013). Who's Your Melvin?. Colorado Counseling Association.

Lewis, J. P. (2020). The Target Sociogram and How to Use it in Practice . Wyoming Counseling Association.