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UCLA Counseling and Psychological Center

Assistant Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 28298
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Friedmann earned his doctorate from UCLA, where he received specialized training in helping families cope with the emotional challenges they face when a loved one is struggling with mental illness. He then went on to complete a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Brown University, continuing his work with both families and individuals in the treatment of a broad range of emotional difficulties. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Friedmann accepted a position at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, where he served for 20 years as an Attending Psychologist on an adult inpatient psychiatric unit as well as in a variety of leadership roles, including Director of an APA-Accredited Psychology Internship program. Dr. Friedmann integrates psychodynamic, relational psychoanalytic, and cognitive behavioral approaches in his clinical work. He has expertise in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, loss and grief, sexuality and identity issues, and managing stress.