Lillian de Blecourt is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Lincoln Park who specializes in anxiety, trauma, relationships, mindfulness, and emotion regulation. She has extensive experience in working with developmental (childhood) trauma, and also treats PTSD and acute trauma. Many of her clients are urban professionals in their mid-20s to early 40s. However, she sees adults across the lifespan. Lillian has training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a trauma treatment model. She also draws from other trauma treatment approaches when working with those who have experienced traumatic events and conditions.
Lillian utilizes a number of different treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, and mindfulness practices. She helps her clients regulate their mood and energy in addition to developing self-acceptance and finding ways to move forward from a place of feeling stuck. Lillian also works with clients who desire better relationships. This includes helping clients develop effective use of their boundaries along with improved communication skills.
With over two decades of experience, Lillian helps her clients gain greater self-acceptance and the coping skills they need to take on life’s challenges. Her office is accessible by public transportation (Red & Brown lines, buses 22, 151) and street parking is available.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Emotion regulation - Learning how to identify, express, and manage feelings in safe, in-control ways
Mindfulness - Practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Dating - Helping clients navigate dating
Interpersonal skill building - Increasing interpersonal efficacy
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Private Practice, 2013 - Present
Northwestern Memorial Hospital-Stone Institute of Psychiatry, 2002 - 2013
Various Hospital-Based Jobs, 1993 - 2002
University of Illinois at Chicago - Jane Addams College of Social Work, MSW, 1993
Western Michigan University, BA, 1985