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Michelle Friedman LCSW, PMH-C

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NY, FL, RI)
  • Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional PMH-C
  • Certification in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Support International: Advanced Psychotherapy Training

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.


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

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Area of Focus:

Michelle Friedman, LCSW, of Grace Street Counseling, has over 11 years of experience guiding individuals through various life changes. She specializes in supporting women and families during pregnancy and the postpartum phase, as well as aiding young adults and professionals in transition. Michelle employs person-centered, strength-focused approaches, drawing from cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, and mindfulness therapies, along with trauma-informed care. With specialized training in maternal mental health and perinatal mood disorders, she provides tailored support, resources, and interventions for this unique journey.

Michelle Friedman utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

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

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