Pie Frey, Psy.D. is a psychotherapist in private practice in Boulder, Colorado. She has worked in mental health settings, adolescent treatment programs and private practice since 1982 (40 years). Dr. Frey works with adolescents and adults. Specialties include working with all types of trauma, including childhood trauma; sexual abuse; addictions, mood and anxiety disorders; traumatic brain injuries; and trans-generational issues. She also has expertise working with performance enhancement, mind-body issues and spirituality. She has developed a Brainspotting Set Up for relieving obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Her OCD Set Up has been used all around the world.
Though Dr. Frey utilized a variety of therapeutic modalities, including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Play Therapy and Sand Tray therapy, she has a special interest in Brainspotting.
Dr. Frey was trained in Brainspotting in 2006. She is the Lead US Trainer and has assisted Dr. David Grand, the developer of Brainspotting, in many of his training workshops and intensives. She has trained thousands of BSP therapists all over the United States and Canada in both Phase 1 and Phase 2 since 2009. Dr Frey also runs 5 day Intensives, which is a small intense BSP group for only 10 therapists at a time. She facilitates Brainspotting consultation groups and offers individual consultation to BSP therapists. Dr. Frey founded and is the President of the Rocky Mountain Brainspotting Institute in Colorado, which is a nonprofit dedicated to educating the community about Brainspotting and developing a free scholarship program using Brainspotting as the main modality.
Pie’s career began in 1975 as a teacher working with children of migrant farm workers in Fort Lupton, Colorado. She then taught in Boulder Valley School System from 1977-1986, which included teaching Special Ed/Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed and regular education. She earned her Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.
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