Psychologist, Psy.D., ABPP
Nancy Freeman-Carroll is a clinical psychologist-psychoanalyst in private practice in Manhattan. Areas of interest include: Lifespan development for women, transition to motherhood, response to infertility, disclosure of assisted conception, early infant development; general clinical concerns of depression, anxiety, trauma, struggles with self definition, choices in work and relationships. A supervising analyst at the WAWI, Dr. Freeman-Carroll is available for supervision with candidates, graduate students and mental health professionals. Consultations are also available for potential recipient parents of assisted conception, known and anonymous donors, and surrogates. Support for parental anxiety regarding school admissions--from nursery programs to college--is also an area of expertise.
SELECTED Recent PUBLICATIONS
Freeman-Carroll, N. (2016). “The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Talking about Conception with Donor Egg: Why Parents Struggle and How CliniciansCan Help,” Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 15 (1), 40-50.
Blog post on PsychologyToday, “Is it important to know the identity of the sperm or egg donor?” http://tinyurl.com/o33b5lv
Blog post on PsychologyToday, “WhereDo Babies Come From?” http://tinyurl.com/ba3rap
Dr. Freeman-Carroll received her Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute, where she is a Supervising Analyst. She completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School, Yeshiva University, working with Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D. on infant research and its influence on the practice of psychotherapy . She also completed her MA in Art History at Columbia and her BA in Art History at Barnard College; she remains an avid museum goer and lover of art history.