Ellen Curtin, MSW, LCSW

Collaborative Care Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health



Lurie Children’s Physician Office – Pediatrics at Deming

467 W. Deming Place
Suite 6000
Chicago, Illinois 60614

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Ms. Curtin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist with experience providing individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Ms. Curtin has experience in medical social work, crisis intervention, and providing training to new clinicians joining a behavioral health crisis response counseling team. She has completed an international internship in Cheltenham, England working in a Trauma Informed Relational School.

In her current role at Lurie Children's, Ms. Curtin provides Behavioral Health consultation and training to primary care physicians at Lurie Children's Pediatrics Deming Clinic. Ms. Curtin uses a population-based care model to monitor and provide follow up to patients receiving an SSRI or stimulant medication at the Pediatrics Deming Clinic. She also sees select patients for brief, solutions focused therapy.

Clinical Interests

Collaborative Care; Suicide Prevention; ADHD management; Anxiety; Depression; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Grief; Trauma Informed Care


Education & Training

Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work, MSW, 2019; Elmhurst University, BA Psychology, 2016

Postgraduate Training: Dialectal Behavioral Therapy certificate, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2023

Professional Organizations: National Association of Social Workers