Ricardo Lewis, Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor

Ricardo L. Lewis, MA, LICDC

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor                                                                

First saw the sunrise in: Maui, Hawaii 
Favorite breakfast food
: A rice, onion, salsa, and chicken dish
What brightens his day: I like hearing the birds sing in the morning and I like hearing some great music, to get and keep my day going!

I was born and raised in San Francisco, California, 3 blocks from the ocean.  I attended and graduated from Wilberforce University here in Ohio with a BA in Psychology and a BA in Rehabilitation Mental Health.  I have a Master of Divinity and  Masters in Counseling Ministry (Pastoral Care, Addiction Counseling, and Professional Counseling ).  I was a pastor in African Methodist Episcopal Church for 13 years, then began Substance Abuse Counseling for Dayton Public Health.  I came to BrightView in July of 2017, and continue to work as a Substance Abuse Counselor.