2001-2003 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pain Management, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
1997-2001 Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Psychiatry, APA Accredited Program, Dissertation Chair Robert J. Gatchel, Ph.D.
1999-2001 Internship in Clinical Psychology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Psychiatry, 3000-hour APA Accredited Internship
1993-1997 Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, with Honors in the Department of Psychology and in the College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Austin. Thesis: Psychological Factors Influencing Tobacco Use in Adolescents, mentored by Michael Domjan, Ph.D.
Psychologist, #3-2099, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
2003 - Present Psychotherapy practice in a private setting, Dallas, Texas.
2008-2013 Provided academic assessment to children as an evaluator for Collaborative Academic Testing Service, Dallas, Texas.
2008-2010 Provided compensation and pension examinations to military veterans, MES Solutions Veterans Evaluations Services, Dallas, Texas.
2004-2006 Psychologist in multidisciplinary treatment team serving adults with chronic pain, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
2001-2003 Post-doctoral Fellowship in Pain Management, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Provided assessment and intervention to adults with chronic pain along with performance of treatment outcomes research.
2000-2001 Internship in Pain Management, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
1998-2001 Psychotherapist in training, UT Southwestern Psychotherapy Clinic, Dallas, Texas.
1998-2000 Practicum, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Psychiatric Emergency Room, Dallas, Texas. Provided emergency intake assessment, crisis intervention and disposition along with interdisciplinary team.
1999-2000 Internship, UT Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas. Served with consult-liaison psychiatry team on burn and trauma surgery units, provided evaluations in psychiatric inpatient unit and evaluation and treatment in outpatient psychiatry clinic.
1998-1999 Practicum, UT Southwestern/University Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, Texas. Performed vocational evaluation and rehabilitation services.
Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
1999-2001 Clinical Methods for doctoral students in clinical psychology at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Bailey, B.E., Freedenfeld, R.N., Kiser, R.S. & Gatchel, R.J. (2003) Lifetime physical and sexual abuse in chronic pain patients: Psychosocial correlates and treatment outcomes. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25 (7), 331-342.
Freedenfeld, R., Bailey, B.E., Bruns, D., Fuchs, P. & Kiser, R.S. (2001) Relationship between Battery for Health Improvement scores and treatment outcomes in a diagnostically heterogeneous sample of chronic pain patients. Presented at the 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain.
2003-2008 Provided blind ratings in ongoing study of the treatment of depression in Dr. Robin Jarrett’s Psychosocial Research and Depression Clinic, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
awards & professional memberships
Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter of Texas, 1997
Member, Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA Division 39)
Member, Texas Psychological Association
Member & Continuing Education Chair, Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Member, Psychotherapy Action Network