Our Therapists

A. Lewis & Associates. P. A. is very proud of the gifted and dedicated group of mental health professionals we have brought together to help you grow and heal. Each individual therapist brings unique talents and qualities to our practice. Get to know each of our therapists through their profiles below; we are eager to assist you in any way we can!

Ann Mody Lewis, Ph.D.

Ann Mody Lewis, Ph.D.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Dr Ann Lewis earned her Bachelor’s degree at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York; her Master’s and Specialist’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University; and her Doctorate from Fairfax University. She is the President/Clinical Director of A. Lewis & Associates, P.A. and has been a private practitioner since 1985.

Ann writes extensively about gender socialization as a major influence on our psychological development. She has published two books and numerous articles on this subject. Her daily writings on Facebook, Twitter and her Blogs make gender a relevant topic to her readers. She is the recipient of NAWBO Bravo: Spirit of the Community Award, Dorland Health PEOPLE Award and inducted into the Broward County Women's Hall of Fame in 2011.

Dr Lewis has always enjoyed her clinical work and looks for creative ways to bring the wonders of psychological awareness to her clients and the community. She is also the founder of Women’s Journey, Inc. Combining her personal life experiences with her clinical skills, Dr Lewis helps her clients explore new pathways to happiness and peace.


Julie D. Bruno, Psy.D

Julie D. Bruno, Psy.D

Julie D. Bruno, Psy.D earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Composition and Communications from Florida State University. She went on to earn her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. Julie acquired specialized training throughout her doctoral education in child, medical and forensic assessment. Additionally, she acquired training in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and forensic psychology.

Julie utilizes an integrated approach to psychotherapy with a firm foundation in existential theory. She has special interest in the treatment of individuals with existential concerns, history of abuse and trauma, substance abuse, gender issues and family of origin issues.

Life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come.
– Franz Kafka


Antonio De Filippo, M.D.

Antonio De Filippo, M.D.

Doctor Antonio De Filippo is triple board certified in Psychiatry , Psychosomatic Medicine and Addiction Medicine currently practicing in Broward county Florida. He is active in many areas of the medical industry and is experienced in both the treatment and management aspects of the industry. He has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a consultant and national speaker to the world’s largest pharmaceutical corporations.

Dr De Filippo began his career as a double major at the University of Miami where he achieved a Bachelor in Science with honors. He continued his academic career at the University of South Florida where he earned his medical degree. He returned to Miami to complete his residency training at University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr De Filippo currently is an adjunct professor of psychopharmacology at Nova University Medical School.

Dr De Filippo is an active physician in his private practice which is comprised of three offices in Broward County. He has been, or is currently, the Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director, and/or on the Board of Advisors to a number of institutions including: Archways Community Mental Health Center, Susan B. Anthony Community Mental Health Center and Broward County Health Planning Council. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of South Florida Psychiatric Services. Dr De Filippo is a speaker for several major pharmaceutical corporations and is frequently requested as a consultant and trainer national medical advisory meetings. He is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.


Shatha Atiya Psy.D

Shatha Atiya Psy.D

Licensed Psychologist, Clinical and Forensic Psychology

Children, Adolescents, Adults, Individuals, Couple & Family
A Healthy Beginning For Coping Positively with Life's Challenges.

Psychotherapy for:
Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Trauma, OCD and Anger Management
Relaxation Techniques, Women issues, Relationship and communication Skills,
ADD and ADHD, Psychoeducational and Gifted Placement

Immigration & Courts:
Waiver/Citizenship Exemption and Psychological Evaluation
Certified Export-Downward Departure Competency, Gaurdianship

Contact: (954)478-6686 Fax: (954)565-5102
3471 N.Federal Hwy,suite #207, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306


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