Staff Psychologist

Dr. Francesca Lewis-Hatheway is a Licensed Psychologist at the Center. She received her Psy.D. from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University and completed her clinical internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. From a clinical perspective, Francesca is interested in providing Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy to individuals with serious mental illness and disseminating evidence-based treatment for schizophrenia. Francesca’s dissertation focused on reducing stress and burnout among staff members who provide psychiatric care, and this informs her current research interests which include utilizing mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve relationships among patients’ families and caregivers.