Dr. Freeman is Professor at Touro College in New York. He completed his doctoral work at Teachers College-Columbia University and received the postdoctoral degree of Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) from Babes-Bolyai University in Romania. He received the designation of Professor Emeritus at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and received the degree of LL.D. (hon) from PCOM. He is board certified in Clinical Psychology, Family and Couples Psychology, and in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He has served as president of both the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy. He is a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
In addition to more than 100 book chapters, reviews and journal articles, he has published over seventy five professional books including work translated from English into 20 other languages. His areas of clinical interest have included the treatment of personality disorders, clinical interventions with children and adolescents, treatment of complex and difficult patients, treating couples, and the training of cognitive behavioral therapists.