Jason Frydman

Jason Frydman

Jason Frydman
Adjunct Instructor
Room number and address: 
10.67 NB


Fordham University, PhD, School Psychology (in progress, 2018)

New York University, MA, 2010 

Syracuse University, BFA, 2005



Jason S. Frydman, MA, RDT, LCAT is a registered drama therapist, licensed creative arts therapist (New York State), and a doctoral candidate in the school psychology program at Fordham University. Jason's clinical practice is focused on working with individuals across the age spectrum who have been adversely impacted by traumatic events. 

He is the outgoing Communications Chair for the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA) and co-chaired the 33rd annual NADTA conference: Witnesses to the Dark: The Absence, emergence, and Performance of Trauma. He serves on the editorial board of the Drama Therapy Review and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma.

Scholarly Work

Frydman, J. S., & Segall, J. (2016). Investigating the glass escalator effect among registered drama therapists: A gender based examination of professional trajectory. Drama Therapy Review, 2(1), 23-37.

Frydman, J. S. (2016). Role theory and executive functioning: Constructing cooperative paradigms of drama therapy and cognitive neuropsychology. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 47, 41-47.

Frydman, J. S., & McLellan, L. (2014). Complex trauma and executive functioning: Envisioning a cognitive-based, trauma-informed approach to drama therapy. In D. Johnson & N. Sajnani (Eds.), Trauma Informed Drama Therapy: Transforming Classrooms, Clinics, and Communities. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.