A prominent leader in the field of “social emotional learning” in K-12 schools surrendered her therapist license days after an investigation by The Daily Wire found she may have repeatedly violated her duty to report child abuse she learned of during her discussions with “young teens” about sex.
On September 1, a week after The Daily Wire published an investigation on Jennifer Freed, she wrote on her blog that she was surrendering the license she had held for the past four decades.
“I ‘retired’ my MFT [Marriage & Family Therapy] therapist license after being a licensed therapist for 42 years,” Freed wrote. “I no longer identify with being an MFT therapist. I am more of a spiritual consultant and advisor. … These days, I want to be more mutual with people, sharing in the great journey of meaning-making and discovery.”
Freed called it a “conscious eraser” and referenced the potential of “being pushed out” of the profession. “This erasure will happen for all of us, one way or another, by choice or by circumstance,” Freed wrote. “Choosing to leave is so much more powerful than needing to leave or being pushed out.”
Freed is the founder of AHA! Santa…