Family Institute of Virginia Clinic
The Family Institute of Virginia (FIV) is a private clinic located in Richmond, VA that accepts a limited number of insurance plans. Dr. Friedel is a Medical Consultant to the FIV. For patients from the greater Richmond area, as well as those who are within driving distance, the services offered at FIV include: Diagnostic Evaluation of the patient (including interviews with the patient’s family members); Medication Management; Individual Borderline-Specific Psychotherapy; and Family Counseling. For additional information, please call Dr. Friedel at 804-744-5261.
Patients who are not within convenient driving distance of Richmond, and those who come to the FIV clinic from out-of-state, are provided with recommendations regarding overall management, sources of BPD-specific psychotherapy in their community and consultations with their physicians regarding medication alternatives.
Jackson-Feild Homes (JFH) is a Residential Treatment Center (RTC) for adolescents 13 to 18 years old located in Jarratt, VA. Dr. Friedel is a Medical Consultant to JFH. The adolescents who are admitted to JFH typically suffer from severe behavioral disturbances that have not responded adequately to inpatient or outpatient treatment, therapeutic foster home placement, or to Residential Treatment Center care as typically provided. Many suffer from borderline disorder, usually with co-occurring disorders such as PTSD, mood disorders, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD and eating disorders. The clinical and educational programs at JFH are designed to effectively treat borderline disorder and these co-occurring disorders. JFH also includes an educational program that is authorized to confer on those residents who qualify High School Degrees and GEDs. For more information call Kate Turner, Admissions Coordinator at (434) 637-3425 X3027.