Carole Stokes-Brewer
Carole Stokes-Brewer

Director of Field Education

carole.stokes-brewer@myunion.edu

Dr. Carole Stokes-Brewer works as Director of Field Education within the bachelor of science social work program. She is a UI&U Ph.D. graduate with an M.S.S.W. from the University of Louisville, and over 30 years of clinical social work practice, including psychotherapy, supervision, consultation, training, and behavioral health education.

After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Stokes-Brewer became CEO of Consultants of Mind Matters, Inc. This company provides psychosocial services to individuals, couples, and groups. She also develops wellness programs and learning materials in the areas of stress management, weight management, addictions, and cultural diversity for organizations.

Formerly the co-director of Behavioral Science at a Cincinnati Family Practice Residency Program, Dr. Stokes Brewer taught psychosocial development to residents and created health-related programs for patients. She also designed and managed chemical dependency programs for adults and adolescents.

Dedicated to teaching others how to enhance their personal development and make lifestyle changes, she developed a research project on lifestyle change, entitled "Traveling Beyond the Fork in the Road: A Guide to Living a Healthy Lifestyle." This project was presented for Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in Kiawah Island, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Oak Brook, Illinois. She has made numerous public appearances in Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, and Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Stokes-Brewer enjoys customizing projects and materials to help others in their self-growth. She also develops self-help CDs, and workbooks. Her newly published journal is titled My Notes: Journeys to Inspiration.

Her licenses include: Independent Social Work with supervisory designation, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory designation, and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. She is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clincial Social Work, a Qualifed Clinical Social Worker and has special training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Response), is an Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis.