Michelle Friedman, LCSW

Michelle Friedman, LCSW
Private Practice

Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NY, FL, RI)
Certification in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Postpartum Support International: Advanced Psychotherapy Training

Education:

Master of Social Welfare, MSW, Stony Brook University
Bachelor of Social Welfare, BSW, Stony Brook University

Area of Focus:

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pregnancy and Postpartum, College Students, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Coping Skills, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Professional Background

Michelle Friedman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice with Grace Street Counseling. For over 11 years, she has helped people through all different stages of change. Her passion is supporting women and families through all phases of life, especially as they embark on the journey into pregnancy and the postpartum period. She is also dedicated to empowering young adults and professionals through moments of great transition.

In practice, Michelle focuses on person-centered, supportive approaches that highlight her clients’ personal strengths and needs. Her training is in cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and mindfulness-based therapies with a background in trauma informed care.

Michelle has specialized training in maternal mental health as well as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She has a passion for helping women and families through their unique journey in pregnancy and the postpartum period which requires specialized support, resources, and interventions.