MHA’s 2022 George Goodman and Ruth P. Brudney Social Work Award goes to Stacey Freedenthal.
Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and consultant in private practice in Denver, CO, and an associate professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. She focuses her work on helping people who experience suicidal thoughts or behaviors. Her first book, Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for Professionals, was published in 2017. Her second book, Loving Someone with Suicidal Thoughts: What Family, Friends, and Partners Can Say and Do, is scheduled to be released by New Harbinger Publications in spring 2023.