She/Her/HersLicensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
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Jamie Freed is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who sees clients via Telehealth. She specializes in working with neurodivergent individuals and their families, including those on the autism spectrum, using a strengths based approach.
Jamie draws from years of experience as the Director of Adult Services at The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE), where she worked with neurodivergent adults as well as with their families. Jamie's approach is strengths based and psychoeducational. She takes a practical approach to helping clients improve the quality of their lives whether focusing on communication, relationships, employment or having an independent and meaningful life..
Jamie also has expertise in working with individuals who are exploring their gender identity and expression, including non-binary identities. She brings a nonjudgmental, compassionate approach to the therapeutic relationship. Jamie’s style is primarily cognitive in nature, emphasizing strengths and incorporating coaching skills as necessary to empower her clients and enable self-advocacy.
Autism spectrum / neurodivergence - Understanding the pervasive nature autism (including the impact of sensory sensitivities, anxiety, executive functioning, social communication, perspective taking) and how it applies individually; managing and navigating a non-autistic world
Transgender spectrum and gender identity topics - Exploring questions related to gender identity and expression; including individuals who identify as binary, non-binary, and agender
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety especially related to autism and gender
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
Parenting for transgender / autistic individuals - Helping parents understand and support their children of all ages
Trauma - Many neurodivergent and transgender clients have experience trauma as a result of family and/or societal rejection and oppression
Academic issues - Managing developmental, executive function and emotional challenges in school; adjusting to high school or college; balancing schoolwork and personal life
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 34 years
Private Practice, 2016 - Present
LifeMAP Coaching Program, Co-Creator and Clinical Supervisor, 2008 - 2016
Asperger/Autism Network, Director of Adult Services, 2003 - 2016
Boston University School of Social Work, MSW, 1990
Cornell University, BS, 1984