Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalyst,
& Trauma Specialist

  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy for older adolescents and adults.

  • Psychoanalysis for individuals desiring a deeper process of self-understanding.

  • Psychotherapy for survivors of psychological trauma, including childhood sexual abuse.

  • Clinical services for survivors of clergy sexual abuse and spiritual abuse.

See Author & Editor or Publications & Media for Dr. Frawley-O’Dea’s published work in these areas


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University

  • Certificate in Advanced Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Adelphi University


  • 35 years of experience as a psychotherapist and 25 years as a psychoanalyst

  • 35 years of clinical experience with trauma survivors

  • Executive Director at Presbyterian Psychological Services in Charlotte, NC

  • Co-Director Emeritus at Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis

  • Executive Director Emeritus, Trauma Treatment Center, Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis