Tracie LaNier, a licensed clinical social worker in the medical diagnostic program at Erikson’s Center for Children & Families, has more than 15 years of experience providing screening, assessment, and counseling services, as well as school-based group therapy to children with significant behavior problems.

In her role as a mental health consultant to child care programs in the Chicago area, she has conducted classroom observations, staff training, and parent training, as well as consultations on diverse topics, such as managing challenging behavior and parent-child relationship support.

Tracie also conducts evaluations and provides therapeutic services to families with children birth to age three as part of the Illinois Early Intervention system. She received her master’s degree in clinical and school social work from the University of Chicago.


M.A. in clinical and school social work, University of Chicago