Angela Lewis-Dmello, MSW, LICSW
Angela is the Director of Clinical Services and Programs at Hamm Clinic. She received a bachelor’s degree in global studies and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota. At Hamm Clinic, Angela oversees psychotherapy services in a psychodynamically oriented, integrated, multidisciplinary community mental health setting. Angela has a background in program development and evaluation, clinical training and supervision, and conducting trauma treatment research through the Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) model.
Angela takes a contemporary relational psychodynamic, anti-oppressive/anti-racist, feminist, and ecological (person-in-environment) approach to her clinical work. She believes that clients know what they need to heal from their experiences of trauma and encourages their healing and growth through an authentic relationship with an empathic and attuned therapist.
Additionally, Angela has been a Community Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work teaching graduate social work students psychotherapy methods courses since 2012. Angela previously worked as the Family Services Director at CornerHouse – Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation Center, Director of Client Services at Domestic Abuse Project, trauma consultant/ psychotherapist at Lutheran Social Services- Refugee Services, and as a psychotherapist with The Center for Victims of Torture. She has experience providing trainings and workshops on a variety of topics related to trauma and interpersonal violence, as well as leadership and supervision locally, regionally, and nationally.