Sharon Friedman


Sharon Friedman


Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: MFC - 12616
Secondary Credential: MFC - 000732
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315 9th St.
Santa Monica, California 90402
80th 8th Ave
New York City, New York 10011

My Approach to Helping

I understand that getting help when you need it is very important but can be a difficult first step. I am a highly qualified, experienced and certified psychotherapist who will work with you in an individual or group setting to help you get through your issues and make changes in your life.

I work with patients, from adolescents to seniors, in one-on-one Individual Therapy as well as in Group Therapy. I have several ongoing groups: Women in their 30s-40s, Senior Women, Men, Gay Men. I also conduct Couples Therapy for those entering into marriage as well as for married couples who are facing problems together.

More Info About My Practice

I maintain my primary office in Santa Monica, California and a secondary office in New York City where I see clients once a month. I am also able to work with patients online using Skype and have clients as far away as London and Hong Kong.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Gay Men, Senior Women, Parenting Men

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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