Washington DC Psychoanalyst

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I am a board certified, Washington DC Psychoanalyst. Also, I am a Training and Supervising Analyst. Actually, my office is in Chevy Chase, MD, steps away from the Washington DC border. I love providing psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy and clinical supervision. As a life-long learner, I continue to consult with colleagues, nationally, in an effort to continue to develop my craft.

Primarily, I am devoted to providing psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, clinical supervision, psychoanalytic teaching and serving on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. However, I also serve in an array of leadership roles both within the Washington Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute, at Johns Hopkins and beyond. I have a longstanding commitment to curriculum and pedagogy.  Therefore, I serve in a number of leadership capacities within the WBPI. Specifically, I participate:

  • on the Institute Council (our Education Committee)
  • on the Psychoanalytic Studies Steering Committee
  • as a faculty member, teaching our psychoanalytic candidates
  • on case consultation panels for our candidates
  • in supervising our psychoanalytic candidates
  • in supervising trainees within the psychoanalytic studies program (PSP)
  • past fellowship Chair

Also, I serve as the Chair of the Recruitment Committee.

In addition, in my private practice, in addition to providing psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapy, I provide:

  • consultation to licensed mental health professionals within the community
  • consultation to psychopharmacological psychiatrists seeking to integrate psychodynamic concepts within their practices
  • supervision (aka consultation) to CBT therapists to develop a more integrative approach

Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst, Washington, DC: Psychoanalytic Institute

If you are seeking psychoanalytic training, or even considering doing so, it’s important to seek out a Training and Supervising Analyst. I am a Training and Supervising Analyst. This means in addition to analyzing laypeople, I am qualified to analyze and supervise psychoanalytic candidates.

In addition, I am devoted to serving the public. Learn more about my expertise and what happens when you call.

I should note that my practice is international reflecting all races and creeds. I value this diversity and appreciate the role that culture can play in development.

Psychoanalytic Studies Program (PSP)

I am a clinical supervisor for the PSP.

Psychoanalytic Teaching

Also, for many years, I’ve taught psychoanalytic candidates these courses:

  1. Introduction to conducting a psychoanalysis (3rd year candidates)
  2. This clinical technique course focuses on helping candidate analysts begin psychoanalyses. I
  3. Psychoanalytic Writing: (2nd year candidates)
  4. Adulthood and Character Disturbance: Narcissistic and sadomasochistic difficulties (3rd year candidates)
  5. Continuous Case Conference (3rd year candidates)

In addition to teaching at the Washington Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute, for decades, I’ve taught within university and medical settings at the post-graduate, graduate and undergraduate level. Learn more about my teaching at Johns Hopkins and (formerly, at Carnegie Mellon).

Work with me

In conclusion, if you would like to work with me in psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis or supervision, feel free to call: 301.656.9650.

Dr. Lynn Friedman

Dr. Lynn Friedman, Ph.D., FABP, is a Clinical Psychologist, a Supervising and Training Analyst, and a Clinical Supervisor in full-time, private practice. She provides evaluation, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis as well as supervision to psychoanalysts-in-training and other mental health professionals. Beyond this, she is a board certified, psychoanalyst who teaches at Johns Hopkins University and the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis.

I'm interested in exploring a consultation with you, what's my next step?

I am providing online psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, clinical consultation, supervision & career counseling. I am eager to return to the office as soon as it feels safe to do so. If you are seeking consultation from a Psychologist in DC, feel free to call me: 301.656.9650. Here's what happens when you call for psychotherapy or psychoanalysis.