Jordan Friedmann is in the final stage of completing her Ph.D. in the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology program at the University of Guelph. She received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph and her B.A. in Honours Psychology from McGill University. Jordan completed her clinical residency at the Waterloo Consortium, where she provided assessment, treatment, and consultation for children and adolescents at Lutherwood Children’s Mental Health Centre, the University of Waterloo Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment, and the Waterloo Region District School Board. She has also trained at the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health in Toronto, the Centre for Psychological Services at the University of Guelph, and the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.
Jordan has experience conducting comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for youth presenting with a range of cognitive, learning, behavioural, developmental, and social-emotional difficulties. She also has experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and families with various concerns including anxiety (e.g., generalized, obsessive compulsive disorder, selective mutism), mood, attachment issues, emotion regulation, and behavioural difficulties. She integrates Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) in her approach to treatment, and draws from other therapeutic modalities (e.g., Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)) depending on the needs of her clients.
During her free time, Jordan enjoys being active, travelling, and spending time outdoors with family, friends, and her dogs.