Ellyn Freedman, Psy.D., L.C.S.W.

ELLYN FREEDMAN, PSY.D., L.C.S.W. License # SW4486

Miami Beach Office
3180 North Bay Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33140

New York Office
194 E. 2nd St, Apt. 6E
New York, NY 10009


Ellyn Freedman, PsyD, LCSW is a graduate of New York University School of Social Work, Washington Square Institute, graduate and member of ICP, training and supervising analyst and faculty member, Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and voluntary faculty University of Miami Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she teaches attachment theory, experience and personality and   theory. Dr. Freedman has an interest in the brain, mind, body continuum, systems and complexity theory with focus on body dysmorphia and trauma, sexual compulsion and bridging interorientation and interdisciplinary study within psychoanalysis in order to enhance clinical attunement and response. She has enjoyed twenty years of teaching and supervising MD psychiatric residents in medical school settings.

Dr. Freedman has been in private practice since 1986 and currently practices in Miami and New York City.



Psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Couple therapy


MSW, New York University of Social Work, 1977

PsyD, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2009

LCSW, New York, Florida

Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance of the American Psychoanalytic Association.


Freedman, E. (1996) “Psychoanalysis and the World of Two” in Fostering Healing and Growth, Eds: Sanville, J and Edwards, J, NJ: Jason Aronson.

Freedman, E. (1998) “Secrets, Status and Countertransference” in Journal of Analytic Social Work, New York: Haworth Press, vol. 2, pp 47-75.

Freedman, E. (2009) “Body Dysmorphia and Trauma: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspective, submitted manuscript.

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