My Resume

My Resume

Sydney Frymire, Certified Life Coach, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
6917 Arlington Road #215
Bethesda, Md. 20814

Highly Skilled Life Coach, Consultant and Psychotherapist with 25 years of experience providing clinical and coaching services to individuals, families and small businesses.

President, Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Workers 2010-present


Coach, consultant with Sapphire Alliance, Coaching the Global Village 2005-2009

Psychotherapist, Bethesda, Maryland 1992-present

  • Developed an ongoing successful clinical psychotherapy practice in a highly competitive business market
  • Provided life coaching and psychotherapy to individuals and groups focused on integration of mind, body and spirit
  • Supervised the clinical practice of social work interns, LGSWs


Therapist, Consultant, Montgomery County, Maryland   1988-present

Therapist/Clinical Case manager with Child and Adolescent Mental Health   2008-2010

Consultant, Early Childhood  Mental Health Services   2001-2008

Therapist/Clinical Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2001-2002

Contract Monitor and Coordinator for the Community Alternatives to Hospitalizations 1998-2001

Substance Abuse Screening for Children and Adolescents 1997-1998

Family Therapist/Single Point of Entry   1993-1998

Family Therapist, Child and Adolescent Clinic 1988-1993


  • Provided consultation and coaching to small businesses, groups and individuals
  • Presented workshops and training to small groups of business owners, employees and parents
  • Liaison with Montgomery County Public school staff, hospitals, and the finance department
  • Lead worker for consultant group
  • Assisted in identifying needs and implementing programs
  • Developed operational systems
  • Co-created the program to serve multi-ethnic, multi-cultural clients
  • Guided and supported new management through several transitions
  • Coordinated services with Youth Service Division and Montgomery County Police Department


Montgomery County Government Employee’s Organization, United Food and

Commercial Workers International Union Local 1994, AFl-CIO 1989-2010

Fiduciary, trustee for the MCGEO deferred Compensation Plan 2006-2010

Vice President     1994-2005

Shop Steward      1989-2005

  • Represented and advanced the interest of union members
  • Assisted in determining and setting policies for the union
  • Provided oversight of the Union budget
  • Served on the bargaining team to negotiate the contract for the 1999-2002 budget.
  • Created voice mails and email system to communicate with members regularly
  • Led meetings with union members to give information and resolve issues with management
  • Supported and teamed with the President of the Union to resolve conflicts with members



Master of Social Work, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1985

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, minor in Elementary Education, Ohio University of Athens, Ohio. 1974


Certified Life Coach, Institute for Life Coaching

Advanced Clinical Social Work Licenses, District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia

Registered Polarity Practitioner

Trauma Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, University of Maryland


Montgomery’s Best Honor Award Early Childhood Mental Health Training Project, 2006

National Association of Counties Award for Excellence, Early Childhood Consultation Services, 2006

Montgomery’s Best Honor Award for working in Partnership with community Partners, 2005

National Associations of Counties Award for Excellence, Award for Early Childhood Consultation Service, Children’s Resource Center Partnership Award

Montgomery County Employee Representative of the Year – elected by approximately 5,000 union members, 2004

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