Lilian Smith, LCSW - Indiana Therapist at Grow Therapy

Lilian Smith

Lilian Smith

(she/her)

LCSW
27 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
In-person
5747 N Post Rd,...

Hi there, I'm Lilian. Do you feel overwhelmed by the multiple roles you juggle? Are you beating yourself up about not making time for the important people in your life or exhausted trying to do so? I want to empower people to manage anxiety and change the negative thought trains that are often barriers to battling depression. By working together, we can tackle problems, take small steps to achieve goals & celebrate the positive results! We'll use a strengths-based perspective, putting you in charge of this journey. I especially enjoy working with young adults or anyone going through life transitions & walking along with those dealing with the grief/loss of someone or a pet. Whether you're overwhelmed, experiencing relationship conflicts, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm ready to help. It's a brave first step to seek therapy and the changes you make will be worth it! I will treat you with respect & show compassion in combination with truth, and use evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the barriers that have kept you from moving forward in your life. I look forward to meeting you & working with you!

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first session, I will go over the intake form you fill out & ask additional questions to expand upon what you wrote so that I can have a solid foundation of who you are from your background. We will also briefly discuss what you would like your first area of focus to be so that a treatment plan can be developed.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I have always been able to easily connect with people from various walks of life, especially those in the BIPOC group. I was born in India but raised in the States & have a desire to understand people from different ethnic backgrounds. My biggest strengths are the compassion I have & the importance I put on myself, to be honest.

About Lilian Smith

Licensed in

Address

5747 N Post Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216, USA

Appointments

Virtual & in-person

My treatment methods

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Instruct through verbal explanation, handouts & homework assignments to change unhelpful & unhealthy thinking patterns.

Dialectical Behavior (DBT)

Instruct through verbal explanation, handouts & homework assignments the 4 parts of DBT: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance & Interpersonal Effectiveness. I hold occasional group therapy on this as well. See website for any upcoming groups.

Faith based therapy

Offer prayer, scripture reference/reading & any other spiritual avenues to deepen his/her relationship to & daily walk with God.

Grief Therapy

I worked as a hospice social worker & have a passion for working with with people in their journey regardless of type of loss (person, pet, location, etc).

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