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Erika Schmidt, M.S.W.

Erika Schmidt

Erika Schmidt is President of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, a Training and Supervising Analyst, an Associate Supervising Child Analyst, a faculty member at the Chicago Institute and ICSW, and in the private practice of child and adult psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.  When elected to lead the Chicago Institute in 2013, she was the first woman and first social worker in this position.


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


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