About Bette

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Bette Jonas Freedson

Bette Freedson
Bette FreedsonLICSW, LCSW, CGP
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Bette J. Freedson is a clinical social worker, practicing in Southern Maine. Bette is also the author of many articles. Bette’s first book, “Soul Mothers’ Wisdom: Seven Insights For The Single Mother” is now available. Bette is also a past facilitator for Maine’s “Kids First” Program.

Bette’s essays have appeared in The York County Coast Star and York Weeklies newspapers. Her articles and quotes have been featured in magazines and websites such as “Calgary’s Child Magazine,” “Working Mother Magazine,” “Women’s Day Magazine,” and ….Read More

    • Clinical social worker
    • Author of upcoming book, “Soul Mothers’ Wisdom/Seven Insights for the Single Mother”
    • Speaker
    • Parenting Expert
    • Stress Management Teacher
    From the late 1970’s into the early 1980’s I was separated, divorced and graduated from Boston University School of Social Work. When my former husband suddenly died, leaving me with two young daughters to support, and a social work practice to build, I faced and survived many difficult stressors, many of which are detailed in my book, Soul Mothers’ Wisdom: Seven Insights for The Single Mother.

    As single motherhood and clinical social work ran parallel, I became increasingly fascinated by the ways in which people use resilience to deal with adversity, and harness the strengths by which they are enabled to integrate their experiences into a solid core of strong authentic Self. Read More

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