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Penny Millicent Freedman, American psychotherapist.


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


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


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

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