Lorraine R. Freedle, LCSW, PhD, ABPdN, ABSNP, CST-T, is a pediatric neuropsychologist, international sandplay therapy teacher (STA/ISST), and trainer in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). She is the Clinical Director of Pacific Quest, a holistic outdoor behavioral health program in Hilo, Hawaii where she also maintains a private practice, Black Sand Neuropsychological Services. She is on faculty at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM. Dr. Freedle has published numerous professional journal articles and chapters and is an award-winning researcher for her studies of sandplay therapy with adults with traumatic brain injury and youth with co-occurring trauma and addiction. She currently serves as Research Editor for the Journal of Sandplay Therapy.
Financial: Lorraine Freedle maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Pacific Quest Corporation. She is on the faculty of The Trauma Research Foundation and Southwestern College. Lorraine Freedle receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lorraine Freedle serves on the research committee, journal editorial staff and board of trustees for Sandplay Therapists of America and the International Society for Sandplay Therapy. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and National Association of School Psychologists.