Lily French, LMSW, LMT, RMT
Lily French is a Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Reiki Master Teacher with more than 10 years experience supporting people’s self-care, healing, and wellness. She earned her MSW from the University of Michigan in 2000, and has been on faculty at the University of Iowa School of Social Work since 2012. She also served as a faculty member at Windemere Institute of Healing Arts from 2005-2011.
Lily joined Benway Holistic Therapies in 2016. She works with the whole person as a way of helping people heal at a deeper and more lasting level. In a safe and compassion-filled space, Lily supports her clients using talk therapy and a variety of mind-body techniques to release emotional blockages, shift limiting beliefs, recover from loss and trauma, build resilience, and move forward in life with more peace and joy. Areas of expertise include:
Coping Skills & Self-Care
Pregnancy, Postpartum, & Parenting
Each client's therapy is unique and tailored to their goals. Lily’s therapeutic style pulls from multiple frameworks including cognitive-behavioral, internal family systems, mindfulness and solution focused therapies. In addition, she is able to incorporate holistic approaches to support healing and transformation, when appropriate and desired by her clients.
Clients describe Lily as kind, easy to talk to, encouraging and having a calming presence. They value her warmth and non-judgmental support, and have reported feeling safe and understood when exploring sensitive topics and events in their lives.
Be Well Healing Services
In a separate massage therapy practice which she began in 2004, Lily offers compassionate touch and an integrated approach to bodywork combining eastern and western modalities to support a state of peace, balance, and full health. Lily’s sessions regularly combine Swedish, Tui Na (meridian massage), Reiki (energy healing) and Sound Therapy. She is also trained in Pregnancy massage, Thai massage, and Neuromuscular Therapy (trigger point myotherapy).
Lily believes deeply in the innate ability of people to heal and transform. She considers it an honor to do this work in partnership with her clients. Committed to a life of service, she assists people in achieving peace, comfort, relaxation, balance, insight, and authentic living… states of wholeness and well-being.
For more information, contact Lily at (319)535-2741 firstname.lastname@example.org