The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Erika Schmidt, M.S.W.

Erika Schmidt

​Erika Schmidt is coordinator of the Child and Adolescent Specialization at ICSW. Additionally, she serves as director of the Center for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, and she is a faculty member in various programs at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. Her areas of clinical expertise are psychotherapy and psychoanalysis with adults and children, and child and adolescent psychotherapy.


  • B.A., Northwestern University
  • M.S.W., Simmons College School of Social Work
  • Psychoanalytic Education Program, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis


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