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Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Michigan Board of Psychology License No. 6301005034, 1987-present.

Current Employment:

Larry M. Friedberg, Ph.D., L.L.C., 2017 to present.

  • Psychotherapy:  individuals (children, adolescents, and adults), couples, and families.
  • Psychological evaluation and testing.
  • Cognitive and personality assessment.
  • Collaborative and therapeutic assessment.
  • Forensic psychology.
    • • Independent Evaluation for civil and criminal litigation.  
    • • Family law:  Assessment, second opinions, mediation.
    • • Clinical supervision.

Other and Past Employment:

Madonna University, Adjunct Professor.  2009-present.  

  • Graduate Level Courses Taught: Clinical Theory I, Child Psychopathology, Assessment I, Practicum II and III, Advanced Clinical Methods.
  • Clinical supervision.

University of Detroit Mercy, Adjunct Lecturer. 

  • Graduate Level Course Taught: Assessment III (2023-present): An in-house practicum in assessment at the University Psychological Clinic.
  • Clinical supervision (2019-present).

Psychological Institutes of Michigan, P.C.,1998 to 2017.

  • Psychotherapy, psychological evaluation, clinical supervision, forensic psychology.

Larry M. Friedberg, Ph.D., Huntington Woods, Michigan.  1989 to 1998.

  • Psychotherapy, psychological evaluation, clinical supervision, forensic psychology.

Renaissance Psychological Services, Detroit, Michigan. 1993 to 1997.

  • Evaluation of candidates for employment as Detroit Police officers.

Mercy Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan.  1989 to 1993.

  • Clinical Psychologist, Department of Behavioral Medicine.

South Woodward Clinic, Birmingham, Michigan.  1982 to 1989.

  • Psychotherapy, psychological evaluation, forensic psychology.

Value Health, Inc., Southfield, Michigan. 1993 to 1995.  

  • Senior Clinical Consultant, mental health managed-care corporation. 

Orchard Hills Psychiatric Center, Farmington Hills, Michigan. 1981 to 1983.

  • Psychotherapy, psychological evaluation.

Education and Training:

Degrees Earned: 

Ph.D., Clinical and Developmental Psychology, 1984, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

M.A., Clinical and Developmental Psychology, 1979, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

B.Sc., Psychology, 1973, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Clinical Internships (American Psychological Association approved):

Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  1977 to 1978. 

The Psychological Clinic, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  1979 to 1981.

Professional Affiliations:

American Psychological Association, Member, 1984-present. Council of Representatives, APA Representative for Michigan (2003-2004).

Michigan Psychological Association, Member,1984-present.  President, 2001. Communications Committee: Member, 2005-2015, Chair, 2007-2009.  Ethics Committee:  Member, 2005 – 2015.  Insurance committee: Member 1994-1998, Chair, 1996-1998. 
MPA Foundation:  President, 2001, Vice President- 2014.  MPA Representative:  PPPCAC, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan, 1996-2007. 

Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family, President, 2007-2010.  Member, 1995-present. Board of Trustees, 2005-2014. 

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member, 2001-present.

Society for Personality Assessment, Member,1997-present. Website editor: 2010-2012.

Honors Received:

Phi Beta Kappa,Phi Eta Sigma.  

United States Public Health Service:  Fellow, 1974-1975.

Michigan Psychological Association:  Fellow, 1994-present. 
                                                               Distinguished Psychologist, 1999.
                                                                   Beth Clark Service Award, 2007.


Sanctuary, Common Ground, “Attention Deficit Disorder,” 1989, 1990.

State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, “Child Custody Evaluation,” 1990.  

Michigan Psychological Association, “Managed Care:  Both Sides,” 1994.  

Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family (M.I.P.A.), “Parental Alienation Syndrome,” 1996.  

American Psychological Association, and Michigan Psychological Association, “Personality Disorder and Adolescent Suicide,” 1996, 1997.

American Bar Association, Family Law Section.  “The Fault with Fault,” 1996.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Michigan Chapter.  “Abuse Allegations and Parental Alienation Syndrome,” 1997.

Oakland County Friend of the Court, “Renegotiating Family Relationships,” 1998.

Wayne County Circuit Court, Family Division, “High Conflict Divorce,” 1998.

Oakland County Circuit Court, Family Division, “Interventions in High Conflict Divorce,” 1999.  

State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, “The Court Appointed Expert and the GAL,” 2000.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Michigan Chapter. “Child Custody / Parenting Time Roundtable,” 2000.

Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, “Parenting Time Coordinators,” 2000.

M.I.P.A., “Parenting Coordinators,” 2000.

Waterford Schools, “Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention,” 2001.

Society for Personality Assessment (S.P.A.), “Walter Mitty v. Saladin:  Personality Assessment in a Complex Child Custody Evaluation,” 2002.

M.I.P.A., “Blame and Moral Disengagement in High Conflict Divorce.” February & April 2003.

S.P.A., “Nomothetic and Idiographic Approaches to Forensic Assessment,” 2003.

Oakland County Bar Association, ADR Committee, “The Evolution of the Role of Parenting Coordinator in High Conflict Divorce,” 2004.

S.P.A., “Personality Assessment with Normal Individuals in High-Conflict Divorce,” 2005.

Wayne County Bar Association, Family Law Section, “Child Custody Evaluations and Facilitations:  What a Forensic Psychologist Can Do,” 2008.

M.I.P.A., “Restricted Parenting Time,” 2008.

National Business Institutes, Panel Participant, “Handling Complex Custody Matters,” 2009.

Michigan Psychological Association.  “The Court-Involved Therapist:  Ethical Dilemmas and Pitfalls” (Full-day workshop and four-part webinar), 2011.

S.P.A., Ethics Consultation, Annual Meeting, 2011. 

M.I.P.A., Cleveland Bar Association. “The Court-Involved Therapist:  Ethical Dilemmas and Pitfalls,” 2011.

The Divorce Expo, “The Emotional Divorce,” 2012.

S.P.A., “Helping a Client Who Lies Arrive at His Own Truth.” Annual Meeting, March 2015.

S.P.A., “Inquiring Into Shattered Worlds: The Rorschach, Trauma, and the Dysregulated Self.” Annual Meeting, March 2015.

Center for Forensic Psychiatry, “Therapeutic assessment:  Introductory workshop.” May, 2015.

Michigan Psychological Association.  “The WISC-5:  Some thoughts and concerns.”  May, 2015.

S.P.A., “Therapeutic Assessment and Child Custody Evaluations.” Annual Meeting, March 2017.

Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. “Therapeutic Assessment of an Adolescent with a Developing Personality Disorder.” May, 2019.