Lorraine Freedle, LCSW, PhD, ABPdN, ABSNP, CST-T
Lorraine R. Freedle, LCSW, Ph.D., 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 is the owner and operator of Black Sand Neuropsychological Services, Inc. She is a clinical director at Pacific Quest. Dr. Freedle is an author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lorraine Freedle is a member of the American Psychological Association; the National Association of Social Workers; and the National Association of School Psychologists. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Psychological Association.