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Are you ready to live ​fully & authentically?

Affirming & Compassionate

Mental Health Care & Wellness Coaching

Therapy for People with Questions

Compassionate | Virtual | Washington, DC

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How does the process work?

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Schedule a Free Consult

Schedule a free, 15 ​minute consult to ​discuss your ​challenges & my ​approach

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Assessment & 1-1 Sessions

After an initial in-​depth intake, weekly ​1-1 sessions allow us ​to tackle what is most ​pressing for you

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Live Authentically

Break the patterns ​that are holding you ​back from living fully, ​unapologetically & ​authentically

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What will happen during our consultation

15 minute conversation

  • I will get a sense of your strengths & challenges
  • I will tell you about my approach
  • You can ask questions & voice concerns

Erica Friedman (she/her) LICSW, MPH

I am a collaborative, compassionate & affirming ​therapist. I treat people impacted by anxiety, life ​transitions & stressors associated with high-stress ​environments. I have lived experienced as a queer ​woman & I work extensively with the LGBTQIA+ ​community.

I spend a lot of time outdoors - hiking, biking & running ​- often with my little dog, Ollie. I have spent many ​years overseas and I continue to enjoy traveling & ​cooking different foods from all over the world.

Education & Trainings

I completed an undergraduate degree in Political Science & Psychology at the University ​of Michigan. I also have a Master of Social Work (MSW) & Master of Public Health (MPH) ​from the University of Pittsburgh. I have completed a number of trainings including:

  • 3,000 hours of supervised clinical time at the DC VA Medical Center
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
    • 2-Day Intensive Workshop: Treating Complex Trauma with Internal Family ​Systems (IFS)
    • Mastering IFS Therapy for Clinical Challenges: Resolving Trauma, Anxiety, ​Attachment Injuries, & Addiction
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • 4 Day Intensive Boot Camp with ACT co-founders Drs. Steven Hayes & Kelly ​Wilson and master ACT trainer Dr. Robyn Walser


Do you take my ​insurance?

How much will it cost to see you?

Is it virtual or in-person?

For certain insurance plans, ​I can provide you with a ​super bill to submit. It is ​your responsibility to work ​with your insurance ​company to determine your ​reimbursement.

Sessions are $225 for a 55 ​minute session.

I currently see all of my ​Washington DC-based ​clients remotely using a ​secure zoom link. In-person ​sessions are not available at ​this time. I am currently ​only licensed in ​Washington, DC.

Reach out if you want a ​compassionate guide to help ​you answer life's tough ​questions.

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