Deborah Miller-Lunsford, LCSW

Licensed
State of Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker

MSW
University of Illinois, Chicago

Specialties
Working with individuals, all ages, who are dealing with life transitions. Sexual abuse and trauma. Depression and anxiety. Women’s issues. Relationship issues. ADHD: it’s individual and family challenges.

Experience
Over 20 years, Spectrum Youth and Family Services: provided individual and Family counseling; coordinated and supervised student internship program; coordinated DCFS contract. Co-chairman Illinois LAN 46 Wraparound Services. Worked also with adults, couples, children and families in private practice settings.

Theoretical Framework
Creates a therapeutic environment that is nurturing and non-judgmental, allowing her clients an opportunity to discover their inner strengths and challenge old belief systems and behaviors that have impacted their quality of life. Treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused and Psychodynamic methods.

Member
National Association of Social Workers

Specialized Training
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Washington Aggression Interruption Training (WAIT)