Child Depression – Angela Bromfield

Angela Bromfield      Quals: B Sc (Hons Psych), B Ed (Primary), M Ed Psych.

Child Depression: Childhood depression occurs when a child feels persistent feelings of sadness which interferes with their level of functioning (eg. socialising, school, interests and family life). Symptoms vary from individual to individual but may include: intense feelings of sadness, withdrawal from social activities, loss of appetite, fatigue, change in sleep patterns, difficulty concentrating, irritability, physical complaints (stomach pains) and thoughts of suicide.

Counselling Approach: When working with clients, Angela only uses evidence-based therapies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Play Therapy. With young clients games may be used to reinforce concepts and keep young clients engaged in the therapeutic process. When working with children Angela involves parents in the sessions as much as possible so that any new skills learnt can be worked on at home.

Fees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $195 for a standard consult ($240 for initial appointment).

psychoogist Angela BromfieldCurrent Availability: Usually within 1-2 weeks.

Practice Location: 3/1420 Logan Mt Gravatt, Brisbane

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924, or you can book Angela Bromfield online.

Childhood Grief – Angela Bromfield

Angela Bromfield      Quals: B Sc (Hons Psych), B Ed (Primary), M Ed Psych.

Childhood Grief: Grief occurs when an individual experiences anguish and sorrow at the loss of a loved one due to death. While grieving, children and adolescents may experience feelings of emptiness, anger, confusion, desertion and insecurity. It is important that they have an opportunity to work through their feelings about their loss.

Counselling Approach: When working with clients, Angela only uses evidence-based therapies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Play Therapy. With young clients games may be used to reinforce concepts and keep young clients engaged in the therapeutic process. Angela supports children who are experiencing grief by helping them to understand their loss, helping them to grieve their loved one, and helping them to remember.

Fees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $195 for a standard consult ($240 for initial appointment).

psychoogist Angela BromfieldCurrent Availability: Usually within 1-2 weeks.

Practice Location: 3/1420 Logan Mt Gravatt, Brisbane

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924, or you can book Angela Bromfield online.

Auditory Processing Disorder – Angela Bromfield

Angela Bromfield      Quals: B Sc (Hons Psych), B Ed (Primary), M Ed Psych.

Auditory Processing Disorder: Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) occurs when the brain has difficulty processing what it hears. People with APD have normal hearing, but find it difficult process what they hear, especially in noisy environments (eg classrooms).

Counselling Approach: When working with clients, Angela only uses evidence-based therapies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Play Therapy. With young clients, games may be used to reinforce concepts and to keep them engaged in the therapeutic process. When working with children Angela involves parents in the sessions as much as possible so that any new skills learnt can be worked on at home.

Fees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $195 for a standard consult ($240 for initial appointment).

psychoogist Angela BromfieldCurrent Availability: Usually within 1-2 weeks.

Practice Location: 3/1420 Logan Mt Gravatt, Brisbane

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924, or you can book Angela Bromfield online.

ASD and Aspergers – Angela Bromfield

Angela Bromfield      Quals: B Sc (Hons Psych), B Ed (Primary), M Ed Psych.

ASD and Aspergers: Angela has specialised skills in providing psychological assessments and effective and realistic recommendations for improving learning outcomes. With children on the Autism Spectrum, Angela finds that social skills training, within a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) framework, can help solve problems regarding dysfunctional emotions, behaviours and cognitions, through a goal-oriented systematic procedure.

Counselling Approach: Angela Bromfield began her career as a primary teacher before moving into psychology, so she is uniquely placed to help children in this age group. She is experienced in developing and conducting programs for children with ASD, which typically include exploring emotions, the use of social stories,  modelling and role play of appropriate social skills, and teaching friendship skills such as empathy and conflict resolution.

psychologist Angela BromfieldFees:  Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $195 for a standard consult ($240 for initial appointment).

Current Availability: Usually within 1-2 weeks.

Practice Location: 3/1420 Logan Mt Gravatt, Brisbane

Appointments: Freecall 1800 877 924, or you can book Angela Bromfield online.