Ima Hogg Award Honoree

Ann Friedman, PhD

Ann Friedman, PhD, a psychologist and certified clinical trauma professional, teaches mindfulness to adults and youth individually and through classes at the Jung Center and provides trainings for businesses, nonprofits, schools, and medical institutions internationally.   Ann taught through UNICEF and Mental Health America of Greater Houston across Southeast Texas and Puerto Rico following major hurricanes.  She taught in an Oklahoma middle school through HealthCorps.  Longtime clients (work over 2-3 years) include Dan-Bunkering America, Methodist Hospital, HISD, Child Builders, Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston (Afghan Refugees), UT Nursing School (Covenant House), Chester Street Foundation, and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

Ann’s volunteer work for youth includes serving for over ten years on the boards of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (including as Chairman), the Houston A+ Challenge (including as Chairman), and the Children’s Defense Fund Texas Advisory Board.

 

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