Why Frimi Faye Walkenfeld chose to be in the helping profession
My journey into the helping profession was driven by a deep-seated passion for understanding the development of individuals across their lifespan. With a doctorate in Psychology specializing in lifespan development, my research has delved into the intricate processes of memory, cognition, and identity development. I have been particularly intrigued by how identity evolves through life's various experiences and choices.
Frimi Faye Walkenfeld's approach
In my private practice, I bring this wealth of knowledge to individuals of all ages, addressing a wide spectrum of life issues. Whether it's navigating relationships, the complexities of dating, the challenges of marriage, or coping with anxiety, post-partum depression, or depression, my approach is rooted in a deep understanding of how human beings develop and change over time. I believe that this understanding allows me to tailor therapeutic interventions to each client's unique journey.
What you can expect from sessions with Frimi Faye Walkenfeld
When you choose to work with me, you can expect a therapist who combines academic expertise with a compassionate and personalized approach. Our sessions will be a safe space for exploration and growth, where we work collaboratively to address your specific needs and goals. I believe in the power of therapy to facilitate positive change and am dedicated to empowering you to lead a happier and more fulfilling life.
Frimi Faye Walkenfeld's experience working with the Jewish community
In addition to my private practice, I've had the privilege of contributing to the field of Behavioral Science as the Chair of Touro's Masters programs. I oversee programs related to Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and Applied Behavioral Analysis. I am deeply connected to the Jewish community, with offices in both Bayswater/Far Rockaway and Borough Park, where I continue to work with individuals seeking support in various aspects of their lives. My longstanding commitment to education has resulted in many of my students becoming successful mental health professionals and educators.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Psychological Testing and Evaluation
- Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Languages spokenEnglish Hebrew Yiddish
People I work withChildren (6-12) Adolescents (13-18) Adults Individuals Couples Families
Jewish community experienceExtensive
10-10 Dickens St, Far Rockaway, NY 11691, USA, New York, New York
21 years in practice
- Psychologist by NY 2004. License number 015750
- PhD by CUNY Graduate School and University Center 2000
- Primary Certificate in REBT by Albert Ellis Institute 2016
- Chair by Touro College 2017