Dr. Freedman treats children, families, adults and couples. He brings an active, experiential orientation to his clinical work. He believes in his clients’ own strengths and abilities, and works to bring these positive traits to light. Dr. Freedman brings many years of clinical experience and a knowledge of the empirical literature to support interventions and recommendations. He builds trusting relationships with his clients through humor and compassion. In his clinical work, Dr. Freedman utilizes his background working in demanding wilderness environments and in leadership positions for organizations such as Outward Bound.
Dr. Freedman has significant post-doctoral training in couples, child, and family therapy, effects of divorce on children, trauma, chronic mental illness, developmental disabilities, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, conflict resolution and negotiation, and models of brief therapy.
- Couples therapy, divorce mediation. View the “Introduction to Couples Therapy” PDF
- Child and adolescent disruptive behavior
- Attention difficulties (ADD/ADHD)
- Adjustment and interpersonal problems
- Traumatic experience (PTSD/sexual abuse)
- Parent-child/family conflicts
- Grief and loss
- Anxiety, anger and depression
- Childhood developmental issues including Autism spectrum disorders, attachment disorders, encopresis/enuresis, neurological issues, and Sensory Integration Dysfunction
- Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Reunification therapy to normalize a relationship between parent and child.