In episode 123, The Dudes asked why we tend to pull away when things get hard such as with a Rare Disease Diagnosis or another life changing event. The discussion did not end with a clear answer so Sean and Kyle Reached out for some professional help. Enter Dr. Al.
Albert Freedman, Ph.D. has a unique voice as a psychologist and the father of an adult son with a rare disease. He speaks at conferences nationally on challenges facing families of children with special health care needs, and provides consultation to health care & rare disease organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and schools. As a practicing psychologist in independent practice in the Philadelphia area, Dr. Freedman has provided counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and families for over 25 years. Dr. Freedman’s 25-year-old son, Jack, lives with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
More About Dr. Al: https://www.freedmancounseling.com/albert-freedman-ph-d
Dr. Al’s practice: www.freedmancounseling.com