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Penny Millicent Freedman

Penny Millicent Freedman, American psychotherapist.

Background

  • Freedman, Penny Millicent was born on August 13, 1941 in Newark. Daughter of Naom Norman and Frances (Rothman) Freedman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor (honorary), Rutgers University, 1963. Master of Social Work, Smith College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, 1988.

    Career

    • Clinical social worker, Massachusetts Mental Health Center of Harvard University, Boston, 1966-1968;director social work, Cambridge City Hospital, 1968-1970;therapist, supervisor, instructor, Douglas A. Thom Clinic for Children, Boston University School Medicine, 1970-1975;director family service unit, therapist, supr, instructor, Jewish Family and Children's Superior vena cava syndrome Greater Miami, 1975-1976;private practice psychotherapy, Miami, since 1977. Adjunct Professor Barry U., 1992-1993. Lecturer in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Volunteer WLRN Radio/television, Miami, since 1988, Women's Emergency Network. Member Mental Health Association South Florida, since 1985. Member National Organization for Women, Clinical Social Work Association (secretary 1985-1987), Clinical Social Work Association South Florida (charter, president 1989), Behavioral Science Institute (secretary 1985-1989), Florida Psychoanalytic Society (associate), Society for Psychoanalytic Study Film, Amnesty International, Planned Parenthood Women's Emergency Network.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: writing, piano, photography, travel, reading.

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    Born August 13, 1941