Dynamic Mental Representations
Dynamic Mental Representations

Freyd Dynamics Lab

 Betrayal Trauma
Betrayal Trauma

The Freyd Dynamics Lab is located in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA.


photo:Jennifer Freyd Jennifer J. Freyd
(principal investigator)

Melissa BarnesMelissa Barnes
(graduate student)

rosemaryRosemary Bernstein
(graduate student on clinical internship, UCSF Medical School)

photo:Pam Birrell Pam Birrell
(clinical consultant)

Brianna HaileyBrianna Delker
(graduate student)

photo: Jennifer Gomez Jennifer Gomez
(graduate student)

AlexAlex Henry
(lab manager)

photo: Christina Gamache Martin Christina Gamache Martin
(graduate student)

Laura NollLaura Noll
(graduate student)

kristenKristen Reinhardt
(graduate student and lab Human Subject Pool coordinator)

marinaMarina Rosenthal
(graduate student, lab RA coordinator, and JTD Editorial Assistant)

Alec SmidtAlec Smidt
(graduate student and media guru)

photo:Carly SmithCarly P. Smith
(graduate student on clinical internship, Yale Medical School)

people undergraduate RAs

mortarboard PhDs and lab emeriti

Betrayal Trauma Research

A few resources introducing the types of research often conducted in the Dynamics Lab:

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Book covers


Measures & Materials


Arts and Sports



Top row: Rosenthal, Martin, Gomez, Smith, Freyd, Birrell, Harsey
Bottom row: Platt, Reinhardt, Kaehler, Bernstein
Screen-printed shirts by Sasha Johnson-Freyd

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jtd Journal of Trauma & Dissociation (JTD) correspondence should be sent to editor.jtd@gmail.com
Dissociation Archives graph by decade
Dissociation and Trauma Archives -- a digital collection of ground-breaking literature in the field of dissociation and trauma, containing the full text of many articles appearing in key journals published between 1862 and 1922, now available through UO Libraries
Dissociation Dissociation: Progress in the Dissociative Disorders -- a complete and full text searchable version of the journal of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, published from 1988-1997, now available through UO Libraries
Science magazine Freyd et al, Science Magazine Policy Forum on Child Sexual Abuse and Letters/Authors' Response
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Interpersonal and Institutional Betrayal

Freyd, J.J. (April, 2014).  Interpersonal and Institutional Betrayal. Invited speaker for annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon, 25 April 2014.