Meet Pie Frey, PhD
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. 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 also developed a Brainspotting protocol for relieving obsessive-compulsive symptoms.
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 Senior US and Canadian Trainer and has assisted Dr. David Grand, the developer of Brainspotting, in many of his training workshops and intensives. She has trained hundreds of BSP therapists all over the United States and Canada in both Phase 1 and Phase 2 since 2009. She also facilitates Brainspotting consultation groups and offers individual consultation to other 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 scholarship program for BSP therapies.’
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; she taught Special Ed/Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed fifth through ninth graders. From there, she moved into a traditional elementary classroom of third through sixth graders. She earned her Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.