Member Details

Helen Friedman, Ph.D.

Helen Friedman, Ph.D.
Business Address:
7750 Clayton Road, Suite 210 St. Louis, MO 63117
Business Phone:
Clinical Interest Areas:
Abuse: Physical/Sexual, Addiction, Adoption Issues, Aging adults, Anger Management, Anxiety or Fears, Aspergers Disorder, Attachment Disorders, Autism, Behavior Problems of Children, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image, Substance Abuse/Dependence, Caregiver stress, Chronic Illness, Clinical Supervision, Coaching, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Problems, Family Violence, Forensic Psychology, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Issues, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss, Health Psychology, Incest, Infertility, Learning Disabilities, Marital/Partner Conflict, Media Psychology, Obesity, Parent/Child Problems, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Racial Identity/Concerns, Rape, Relationship Problems, Self-Esteem Issues, Self-Injuring, Sexual Perpetrators, Sexual Problems, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Step-Family Issues, Stress, Suicidal Behavior, Trauma, Work/Vocational Issues
Age Ranges Served:
(0-5) Toddlers, (6-12) Children, (13-18) Adolescents, (19-65) Adults, (66+) Seniors
Theoretical Orientation:
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Eclectic, Existential, Family Systems, Gestalt, Humanistic, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Insurance Types Accepted:
Private Insurance

Private Insurances Accepted:

Coverage on most insurance plans on an out-of-network basis

E-Mail Address:


Business Hours:

Calls are taken 24/7. Office hours are Monday through Friday (daytime and evenings) by appointment.

Personal Statement:

Dr. Helen Friedman, a clinical psychologist, is a compassionate and interactive therapist with 10 years of additional training after her Ph.D. and over 38 years in practice. She works with anxiety, stress, depression, grief, divorce, relationships, sexual and work issues. Specialty areas include child sexual abuse, sexual compulsivity, posttraumatic stress, dissociative identity disorder, and gender identity issues. Trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities (family systems, gestalt, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, etc.), she tailors her approach to the individual, couple, or family. Dr. Friedman has presented on mental health topics at national and international conferences and has made numerous appearances on television, radio, and in print (New York Times, Washington Post, Jerusalem Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, New York Post, Psychology Today, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Mademoiselle, SELF, Redbook, YM, CosmoGIRL!, Huffington Post, Time.com, Salon, etc.). For 7 1/2 years, she hosted "PsychTalk" on KDHX Radio, for which she received the Community Partnership Award from BJC Behavioral Health Services for providing thoughtful mental health education. She has served on the Advisory Boards of "CosmoGIRL!" (a national teen magazine) and the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH). She was presented the SASH Merit Award by Dr. Patrick Carnes in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Friedman is president of the St. Louis Psychological Association and an associate clinical professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University School of Medicine. She is featured in the book, The Successful Therapist (Wiley, 2005). Her office is centrally located, convenient to Highways 40 and 170. Dr. Friedman returns calls personally and will usually see you within a few days.

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