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Howard Fradkin, Ph.D., LICDC

Howard Fradkin, Ph.D., LICDC has counseled over 1000 male survivors in individual, couples, group psychotherapy and weekend workshops over the course of his 28 year career as a Psychologist. As Co-Chairperson of the MaleSurvivor Weekends of Recovery, Howard has directed 34 Weekends of Recovery since 2001 for over 600 men. Dr. Fradkin has also supervised and trained hundreds of professional colleagues on the topic of psychotherapy with male survivors of sexual abuse.

Dr. Fradkin was one of the founding board members of MaleSurvivor, and currently serves as an Advisory Board Member. In 2010, Dr. Fradkin delivered the keynote address at the International MaleSurvivor Conference in New York City. He also served as President of MaleSurvivor and served on the Board of Directors for 6 years prior to developing the Weekends of Recovery program.

In November, 2010, Dr. Fradkin was invited and honored to speak as an expert on "The Oprah Winfrey Show". These two historic shows will feature 200 male survivors gathered together to offer hope and inspiration for the millions of survivors around the world. The shows air on November 5th and November 12th.

Dr. Fradkin is the founder of Affirmations: A Center for Psychotherapy and Growth, in Columbus, OH. His expertise includes trauma recovery for men and women survivors, those struggling with depression and anxiety, alcoholism, drug addiction and sex addiction, sexual orientation confusion and acceptance, issues challenging the LGBT community, people with HIV and AIDS, and group psychotherapy.

In his spare time, Howard loves to sing and plan and cook gourmet meals for family and friends.