Nedra Fetterman, Ph.D.
Nedra Fetterman, PhD is an internationally recognized couples’ therapist and trainer. She is a certified Gestalt, Imago and Systems Therapist and has provided lectures and workshops to university students and psychiatric residents for the past 10 years. For the past 5 years, she has been training online as a faculty member of the Imago International Training Institute. Dr. Fetterman is known for her warmth and clarity, and she fosters the development of a skill set for couples’ work that incorporates an appreciation for the complexity and richness of social context as well as the relationships within which partners have lived and developed.
She trains and supervises therapists in the principles and practices of Imago Relationship Therapy and has presented nationally the “Getting the Love You Want” workshop. Dr. Fetterman incorporates the most recent research on the neurobiology of attachment in her work with couples, advancing theory and expanding scholarship of the Imago approach.
Dr. Fetterman received her PhD. from Bryn Mawr College and completed post-graduate couple and family training at Council for Relationships and The Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic.
Dr. Fetterman is currently a Senior Fellow of The Global Dialogue Institute at Haverford College, and a faculty member of Imago Relationships International. She was an invited guest speaker at a Penn Behavioral Health Symposium, “For Better or For Worse: Strengthening Couple Functioning in Health and Illness” and the Global Philosophy Forum at Haverford College, “Making Sense of our Evolutionary Shift to Integrative Healing.” As someone who cares deeply for the natural world, she authored “The Wisest Little Red Knot”- a riveting tale for all ages that chronicles the long-distance journey of a tiny bird and his friendship with an ancient crab who makes the journey possible. Their story demonstrates the value of cooperation, the beauty of resilience and the need to protect ecosystems worldwide.
She maintains a private practice in Bryn Mawr, PA