Norman Fried

Norman Fried

Norman J. Fried, Ph.D., is director of psycho-social services for the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Winthrop University on Long Island, New York. A clinical psychologist with graduate degrees from Emory University, he has also taught in the medical schools of New York University and St. John's University, and has been a fellow in clinical and pediatric psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fried is a Disaster Mental Health Specialist for The American Red Cross of Greater New York, and he has a private practice in grief and bereavement counseling on Long Island. He is married with three sons and lives in Roslyn, New York.

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Mother’s Death Means ‘Losing Our World’

As Mother’s Day approaches, we find ourselves thinking about the relationship that started it all, and about our need to honor the woman who helped to make the world a […]

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What is the Meaning of Hope?

What is the meaning of hope, and how can it help us through the days and nights of our despair? For many, hope is a quality that imbues us with […]

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What is the Role of Anger in Grief?

What can be said about the meaning of anger; and what role does anger play in our eventual recovery from grief? We know that, as humans, we are capable of […]

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Alleged Killings by U.S. Soldier Remind Us of War’s Psychological Toll

By Dr. Norman Fried — The headlines of many U.S. newspapers this week report that five Americans are dead after a U.S. soldier opened fire at a U.S. base on […]

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How Do You Honor Deceased Colleague?

Michele writes in: At our company, the executive secretary to the President, who was only in her early 30s, died last year suddenly one afternoon. She had been with the […]

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When a Child is Dying, What Do Classmates Need to Know?

By Norman Fried — Children with chronic illnesses are often absent from school due to medical treatments and their attendant side effects. Frequent hospitalizations, chemotherapy, outpatient doctor visits and general […]

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Publicizing End of Life: Has Reality TV Gone Too Far?

By Norman Fried — A?media star who first became famous for her role as a?crude talking, hard drinking? member of the 2002 reality television show “Big Brother,” has announced in […]

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Friends Keep Pushing to “Get Over” the Loss

From Mary: We lost our most precious son Nov 14, 2006. He was 27, a firefighter, preparing for his wedding, had just bought a house on five acres, was so […]

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A Death on “Black Friday”: What is Our Moral Imperative?

By Norman Fried — On November 28, a Wal-Mart store clerk in Valley Stream, New York, was killed after throngs of ¬†Black Friday ¬†shoppers broke down the front doors and […]

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