Supervision for Child and Adolescent Therapists

For all previous Oaklander training participants, Dr. Karen Hillman Fried offers supervision sessions. Supervision is designed to provide you with more in-depth knowledge, experience and practice with the Oaklander Model. 

Sessions are two-hours each and take place on Sundays.  Supervisions are in a small group setting with a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 10.

Dates: Sundays, March 2019 - June 2020 (make a selection below)
Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Cost: $75 per session


  • Begin with an experience

  • Discuss some aspect of theory

  • Q&A, including case consultation

Topics include:

  • Any aspect covered in the 3 Part Training

  • Review of the theory and opportunities to practice working as the client and therapist (for example, Self-Nurturing was suggested in the evaluations)

New topics:

  • Marketing and Finances of a private practice

  • Grief and Loss (In addition to Violet's training, Karen is attending Our House's Grief and Loss 3-day training this summer and looks forward to incorporating their methods into this work.)

  • Incorporating learning and emotions 

Case consultation - participants present cases and receive feedback from Karen and the group

I look forward to the opportunity of working with you again and welcome any comments and suggestions.

- Dr. Karen Hillman Fried

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About the Supervisor


Karen Hillman Fried, Psy.D. (MFT30667)

Karen Fried is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Educational Therapist. After taking Violet Oaklander’s two-week training program in 1995, she then was fortunate to begin consulting with her monthly for the past twenty-one years. A founding member of the Violet Solomon Oaklander Foundation ( she is a current board member. Besides incorporating this model in private practice with children, adolescents and families, Dr. Fried also trains child and adolescent therapists in this model in the US, and Europe. //  (310) 998-0030



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