Barbara Friedman, Ph.D., is a psychologist, counselor, Jungian analyst, yoga instructor, Buddhist psychologist, addictions counselor, and Buddhist practitioner providing counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, psychologist, analyst, Jungian analyst, and analysis services in Chicago, Illinois. This provider is committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual preference, religious affiliation, age, national or ethnic origin, or physical handicap.

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About Barbara Friedman, Ph.D.

Diplomate: Analytic Psychology
The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts

Clinical Psychologist:
Illinois #017.007757  

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, #83878

International Certification for Alcohol and Drug Counseling, #7194

Registered Yoga Teacher, The Yoga Alliance, #8077


Psychologist & Jungian Analyst, Private Practice, 1984-Present
Barbara Friedman Ph.D. Inc
Chicago, Illinois
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Consulting Psychologist, 1982-1984
Woman’s General Hospital
Chemical Dependency Treatment Center
New Directions INC Alcohol Treatment Center

Executive Director, 1980-1982
Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
City of Cleveland Department of Health

Mental Health Coordinator, 1978-1980
Thomas McCafferty Health Center
City of Cleveland Department of Health

School Psychologist, 1976-1978
Geauga County Board Of Education

Assistant Director of Counseling, 1974-1975
Preterm Cleveland

Coordinator of Woman’s Counseling Services, 1972-1974
The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland


Teaching faculty
The C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago

Adjunct Professor
Ursuline College Department of Art Therapy Counseling

Guest Lecturer
Case Western Reserve University

One-Year Course on Basic Jungian Concepts
Jung Center Cleveland

All Dharmas Agree at One Point
Two-Year Class on the Connection of Major Eastern Spiritual Paths and Western Mythology
Jung Center Cleveland

Dr. Friedman presents workshops and lectures around the country on these topics.

Treating Trauma: A Jungian and Buddhist Approach

Engaging: The Consciousness of Change

The Controlling Bitch

A Look at Feminism Post Jung

Power in the Therapeutic Relationship

Connecting the Paths: Yoga Philosophy, Asana Practice, and Spiritual Psychology

An Experiential Seminar on Jungian Dream Work

The Feminine in Myth and Fairy Tale: A Jungian Exploration of the Psychology of Women


Registered Yoga Teacher, The Yoga Alliance, 2002
Ursuline College Yoga Teacher Training Program, R.Y.T. for Life

Analytic Diplomate, 1994-2001
The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts

Family and Couples, Working with Intimate Systems, 1982-83
Three Year Post Graduate Training Program, 1975-78
The Gestalt Institute of Cleveland


Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Psychology, 1979
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Master of Arts, Educational Psychology, 1974
John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, American Studies, 1967
Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


C G Jung Institute of Chicago Teaching Faculty

The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts

International Association for Jungian Psychology

The Yoga Alliance


C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago
President 2013-2016

The Inter Regional Society for Jungian Analysts
Training Committee 2009-2013

The C.G. Jung Educational Center Of Cleveland, 2003-Present
Board of Directors and Founding Member, 1989-1991

Cuyahoga County Drug Abuse Services Board, 1984-1986
Board of Directors and Executive Committee


Partners in Healing: Redistributing The Power in the
Counselor Client Relationship
Resource Publications, San Jose, California, 1992

The Controlling Bitch
Thesis: The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, 1999
Therapy for Individuals
Consultations for Professionals
About Barbara