Dr. Lilly Pavlinovic is a psychologist in the Flatiron District of New York specializing in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, trauma, LGBTQ and sexuality topics, identity development, and creative inhibitions. Having been been extensively trained in trauma treatment and previously conducted a trauma group, her particular area of expertise is in trauma recovery. She is committed to creating a safe environment, allowing her clients to share and heal at their own pace. She is also passionate about working with individuals navigating the intricacies of identity development, particularly that of second generation immigrants, as they balance progressive values with that of their cultural backgrounds.
Dr. Pavlinovic utilizes a variety of treatment modalities including psychoanalytic psychotherapy, interpersonal therapy, existential therapy, and mindfulness practices. She sees young adults, college and graduate students, and adults. She has a special interest in working with clients, who are curious about themselves and want to explore their inner worlds, interpersonal dynamics, unconscious motivations, and their dream work. Her focus is to maintain an open-minded, LGBTQ affirming practice, open to all genders and sexualities. She sees many emerging artists and writers, helping them to overcome creative inhibitions.
Dr. Pavlinovic received her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University in New York and her Master of Social Science in Psychoanalytic Studies at The New School University. She is currently an advanced postdoctoral candidate in the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Her office is conveniently located in the Flatiron District, accessible by multiple close metro stations.