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Pamela F. Fried, American psychotherapist, educator. Licensed professional counselor. University fellow, University Florida, 1971-1972, College Education fellow, Florida State University, 1979-1980, National Institute Handicapped Research grant, 1984-1987, Switzer scholar, 11th Annual Mary E. Switzer Seminar, 1986.


Fried, Pamela F. was born on November 4, 1949 in Pelham, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Lawrence and Mary (Class) Finnerty.


Bachelor in English with high honors, University Florida, 1971. Master of Education in Education, Counseling, University Florida, 1974. Degree in Gerontology, Florida State University, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling, Florida State University, 1982.


Assistant director 13th Annual Personality Theory & Counseling Practices Conference, University Florida, Gainesville, 1972—1973. Instructor, counselor Santa Fe Community College, 1974. Vocational evaluator Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1975—1977.

Adult guidance counselor & instructor Fort Lauderdale Adult Center, 1976—1977. Vocational rehabilitation counselor II Office Vocational Rehabilitation, Miami, Florida, 1977—1978, college coordinator, 1978—1979. Intern Counseling Program, Tallahassee, 1979—1980.

Graduate assistant aging education project College Education, Florida State University, 1980—1981. Aging project coordinator National Project Counseling Older Persons, American Counseling Association, Falls Church, Virginia, 1981. Instructor education, rehabilitation counselor education program George Washington University, Washington, 1981—1982, assistant professor education, 1982—1987, assistant research professor psychiatry, 1984—1987, associate professor counseling & associate professor psychiatry, 1987—1988, director counseling laboratory, counseling core coordinator region III rehabilitation continuing education program, 1982—1983, coordinator Extensible Authentication Protocol subspecialty, 1986—1987.

Program director attitudes research program Rehabilitation Research & Training Center, 1986—1988. Private practice psychotherapy Washington, 1984—1986, Arlington, Virginia, since 1986. Adjunct professor Nova University, Coral Springs, Florida, Davie, 1976—1979.

Consultant, workshop leader Washington School Psychiatry, 1982. Member special review committee National Institute Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, Washington, 1984. Member review panel National Board Certified Counselors, Alexandria, Virginia, 1985.

Consultant American Association Retired Persons, Andrus Foundation, 1985. Co-guest editor special issue Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1985.


Member of American Counseling Association (member government relations committee 1984), American Psychological Association, Virginia Mental Health Counselors Association, Virginia Counselors Association, Gerontological Society America, National Rehabilitation Counselors Association (editorial board journal applied rehabilitation counseling 1982-1984), National Rehabilitation Association, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (executive council 1984-1987, co-chair legislation committee 1983-1985, consultant reviewer rehabilitation counseling bulletin 1981-1985), Association Counselor Education & Supervision (chairperson task force aging 1982-1986, research subcommittee chairperson 1983-1985, special reviewer journal), Association Employee Asstence Program Practitioners, Association Labor-Management Administrators & Consultant Alcoholism (associate, chairperson education & training committee District of Columbia chapter), American Academy Psychotherapists, District of Columbia Psychological Association, Rho Chi Sigma (chairperson legislation committee 1982-1983), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, jogging, travel.


Married Bruce Merlin Fried, August 23, 1980. Children: Charles Daniel, Zachary West.