Debra Lewis Kaplan
Debra Lewis Kaplan, LCSW, LMFT, FAPA, BCPC, is a senior faculty member of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM). Her international work includes training health- and mental health-care professionals in trauma relief and integrative cancer care.
Kaplan has worked for more than 30 years as a child, adult, marriage, and family therapist. As an integrative psychotherapist, combining holistic healing practices along with traditional approaches to psychotherapy, Kaplan’s specialties include stress reduction, spiritual growth and intuition development, grief and crisis counseling, regression therapy, and mind-body-spirit medicine. She has developed a program that focuses on the potential of the mind to affect the quality of life and she teaches workshops on how to utilize the power of thought to enhance healing on all levels.
Debra Lewis Kaplan worked with the families of first responders in the wake of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and in Israel for the CMBM program, Healing the Wounds of War. Her work has also been utilized in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and in Haiti after the devastation of the earthquake there in 2010.