Lillian is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with over ten years of experience working in a variety of different mental health settings, including outpatient, inpatient and addiction. She utilizes a strength-based perspective offering a holistic approach that includes a traditional therapeutic process, anti-oppressive/liberation, meditation/mindfulness and self-care practices to promote healing and attainment of maximum potential. Lillian received her bachelor’s degree from Herbert Lehman College, City University of New York, in Social Work. She also earned a master’s degree from the Adelphi University School of Social Work. As an ally who stands in solidarity with refugees and immigrants of any status, Lillian incorporates cultural sensitivity into her work to accommodate different values and attitudes of various cultures and diverse populations.
Lillian empowers, motivates and encourages individuals, couples and families by providing strategies to assist them in working through life changes utilizing Structured Problem-Solving, Cognitive Behavioral and Trauma-focused therapy. Lillian also uses psychoanalytical and psychodynamic approaches, mindfulness and motivational interviewing techniques. Her therapeutic focus includes, but is not limited to, interpersonal difficulties, anxiety, depression, bereavement, cultural and diversity issues, anger management, domestic violence, sexual, and childhood trauma, life transitions, LGBTQ issues, and substance abuse. Lillian is a down-to-earth therapist who believes in providing a safe and supportive space where individuals can be authentic while overcoming their barriers. Further, Lillian believes that no one is exempt from needing assistance in remembering true greatness from within.
*Must live in NYS to book a session*