The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Noel L. Blackburn, Ph.D.

Class of 2003

Noel L. Blackburn is currently working in private practice in Evanston with adults, children, and adolescents, primarily on an individual basis. She has a special interest in helping new mothers as well. Dr. Blackburn is a member of NASW, serves on the Board of Directors for The Family Room in Evanston, and is on the alumni committee at ICSW. She also volunteers at Evanston’s Northshore University Hospital in the child and adolescent clinic, where she provides psychotherapeutic services free-of-charge to low-income clinic patients.​


  • B.S., University of Iowa
  • M.S.W., Loyola University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


Identity and the new mother (2006)