David Friedlander received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) from the University of Hartford in September, 2019. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at The Guidance Center in Leavenworth, Kansas. He worked primarily as an individual and group therapist with emphases on cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based interventions.
David has provided community outreach for schools, prisons, and other community support organizations. His research and publications have centered primarily on cultural competency topics including the mental health needs of ethnic minorities. In his free time, David enjoys playing video and board games, learning the guitar and bass, and writing music. He is thrilled to be back in the city where he grew up, and excited to complete his postdoctoral fellowship at Therapy West and Academics West.