Author Archives: Karen Fried PsyD MFT

About Karen Fried PsyD MFT

Karen is the co-founder and co-director of The K&M Center, an educational therapy center in Santa Monica, California.

“Well, She’ll Never Be a Brain Surgeon”

by Karen Fried, co-director of The K&M Center I heard this recently from parents of a child who had recently been evaluated for her learning difficulties. They were told to expect little in terms of future career options for their … Continue reading

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I’ve Taught Every Kid in the City to Read – How Come I Can’t Teach My Own Kids?

by Karen Fried, co-director of The K&M Center     Years ago, we worked with the children of a nationally recognized elementary school teacher. She was expressing her frustration that everyone else’s children benefited from her expertise and her own … Continue reading

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Popular Girls Know How To Read

by Karen Fried, co-director of The K&M Center The painful lesson learned by one of our new students is that the popular girls in her class knew how to read. They knew how to read and they certainly read better … Continue reading

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