Jillian LeeLCSW

Jillian Lee

Education

  • MS, Columbia University
  • BA, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Specialties

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Relationship Issues
  • Attachment Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Age range: 13-Adults

Certifications & Affiliations

  • LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) OR

About Jillian

Jillian recently relocated to the Pacific Northwest from New York. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Masters of Science in Social Work at Columbia University in New York City. Jillian has 7 years of experience working with adults and adolescents, both individuals and families. Jillian's specialty is within the realm of complex trauma, such as childhood sexual abuse, sexual trauma, and PTSD. She also have significant experience with relationship and attachment issues, anxiety, and depression. She likes to focus on the way trauma impacts self-esteem and relationships. Her counseling style is first and foremost strengths-based. She utilizes a variety of different therapeutic methods such as: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solutions-Focused, and Relational Family Therapy.

Jillian's top priority within treatment is establishing a good therapeutic relationship first and foremost, as she believes having a good connection helps to foster effective therapy and provides the best outcomes. In therapy, she is supportive, compassionate, and genuine with individuals. She does her best to ensure that she is meeting each individual where they are at, to actively listen and respect where they would like to see themselves in the future. She likes to work collaboratively with individuals on their treatment goals. She encourages open communication regarding what therapeutic techniques and approaches work best for each individual, so that they feel comfortable and to ensure that they are receiving the best therapeutic experience possible. She believes in helping individuals to improve their quality of life by empowering them with the skills necessary to find themselves happier and healthier.

In her personal time Jillian enjoys traveling, exploring nature, baking, or reading a good book.