An experienced psychologist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Lynn Friedman is on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University, in the Mental Health Counseling program and in the Organizational Development/HRM program in the School of Business, where she teaches psychodynamic (psychoanalytic) theory and therapy, ethical practice development, career counseling and organizational consultation.
She is the Chair of the Clinical Fellowship Program.
Dr. Lynn Friedman provides ongoing consultation to psychologists, psychoanalysts, counselors and other mental health professionals.
In the career counseling area, she has earned the designation of Master Career Counselor (MCC) awarded by the National Career Development Association (NCDA). She works with career coaches and career counselors who are attempting to learn more about the interface between psychological and psychoanalytic perspectives and career concerns.
Dr. Friedman has a special interest in writing for the popular media. She has written numerous articles for the Washington Post. Her Washington Business Journal Column, Corporations on the Couch, is nationally-syndicated.
Beyond this, she is a Teaching Analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, where she received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award in 2013. In this arena, she teaches an ongoing continuous case conference, clinical technique, pathological formations and clinical writing.
Also, she is a Guest Lecturer at the Baltimore Washington Institute. From 1986 to 1999, she taught at Carnegie Mellon University and practiced in Pittsburgh.
Finally, Dr. Friedman has extensive experience providing executive coaching/organizational consultation to independent schools leaders; she has written and presented extensively on organizational dynamics in the independent schools.