Antonia Frydman, MA, MSIS
Antonia Frydman, MA, is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. She offers individual therapy with adults and adolescents, and believes that the therapeutic relationship can provide a secure foundation for trust, self-exploration, and creative living.
Her clinical training has taken place at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, the Brooklyn College Counseling Center, and the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP). Antonia works primarily from a relational psychodynamic orientation, integrating mindfulness and skills-based techniques from mentalization-based treatment (MBT) and humanistic psychotherapy. Her areas of speciality include anxiety, depression, relationships, grief, illness, and trauma. She welcomes clients at all intersections of race, class, gender identity, sexuality, and culture.
Antonia received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner School of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, her B.A. in comparative literature from Brown University, and her M.S. in Information Studies, with a focus in research librarianship, at University of Texas at Austin. She has conducted research on creativity, psychoanalysis and poetry, diasporic identities, social media, and parental illness.