Kerstin Blumhardt, PhD

Kerstin Blumhardt is an instructor in the master’s and doctoral programs at ICSW.   In this capacity, she teaches clinical practice courses and provides case consultation to students.   She also maintains a private practice in Burr Ridge, IL where she works with children, adolescents, and adults.   Dr. Blumhardt’s areas of clinical expertise include psychodynamic family therapy, child and adolescent psychotherapy, and couples treatment.


  • B.S., Valparasio University

  • MSW, Washington University

  • PhD, Smith College

Courses Taught at ICSW

  • CCP 610: Methods in Psychotherapy

  • CCP 630: Couples and Family Psychotherapy

  • CLDL 611: Clinical Process and Technique I: The Therapeutic Idea

  • CLDL711: Clinical Process and Technique II: The Therapeutic Attitude

  • CLDL 732: Disorders of Childhood II

Additional Faculty Roles

  • Consulting