psychoanalyst in dc metro areaDr. Friedman is a devoted teacher, supervisor, consultant, presenter, writer and Johns Hopkins faculty member. In 2013, the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute honored her for teaching excellence. As an adjuvant to her clinical work, she provides consultation to independent school heads, their board chairs and other educational leaders. Also, she is a trustee on the board of the McLean School of Maryland.

Dr. Friedman has presented, nationally, on an array of psychoanalytic topics. She has a deep commitment to bringing psychoanalytic ideas to bear in everyday endeavors. Toward this end, she has written over 100 columns for the popular media, including the Washington Post. Her Washington Business Journal column, “Corporations on the Couch,” was nationally-syndicated. Her professional publications have focused on applying psychoanalytic concepts to career development and organizational dynamics in independent schools. She has pioneered the concept of psychodynamically informed, career assessment.


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