Dr. Alexandra Bodden, Psy.D., M.A., M.S. ClinPharm
Dr. Alexandra Bodden is licensed as a Psychologist in the Cayman Islands and Maryland, USA. Dr. Bodden holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and additional master’s degrees in General Psychology and Clinical Psychopharmacology. For the past seven years she has worked in community mental health clinics and hospitals in Florida and Cayman, specializing in working with adult survivors of childhood abuse, persons with substance use difficulties and persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Dr. Bodden works at OnCourse Cayman where she provides individual and group therapy, conducts psychological assessments for adults, adolescents and children and facilitates corporate workshops for skill and team-building purposes. She is also an adjunct lecturer in psychology at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI). She has presented workshops and papers in local and international conferences on topics such as domestic violence, homelessness, substance use and child abuse. Dr. Bodden is also actively involved in the community facilitating a monthly radio show on topics related to mental health and providing informational sessions to local organizations on topics such as mindfulness, healthy relationships and stress management.
Dr. Liezel Anguelova, Ph.D
Dr. Liezel Anguelova has been licensed as a Psychologist in South Africa for the past 21 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology and a Doctoral degree in Psychology. Dr. Anguelova’s main practice was in a Hospital setting where she attended to clients in mainly the mental health ward, but also the medical ward, maternity ward, paediatric ward, ICU and casualties (ER). She has worked in a variety of settings in South Africa, including community settings, children’s villages, and school settings. Dr. Anguelova started an Intern Psychologist Training and Supervision Programme and is still involved in supervision and training. She also does Forensic/Psycho-Legal work, mainly in the field of sexual abuse cases and divorce cases.
Dr. Anguelova’s therapeutic approach is based on an integrative model founded on systems theory giving priority to the bio-psycho-social model. Person-centred and goal directed outcomes play an important role in her approach to therapy. She uses a selection of therapeutic methods such as interactional pattern analysis, gestalt, logo-therapy, trauma focussed cognitive behaviour therapy (TF CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), trauma incident reduction (TIR) and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). Due to the nature of her Doctoral Thesis topic and the high crime levels in South Africa, she has worked extensively with traumatized clients.
Dr. Anguelova is a published author, and has presented workshops and papers in local and international conferences on child sexual abuse and working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Mr. Jason Jones, M.Ed., LCT, CCC
Mr. Jason Jones, M.Ed., LCT, CCC is a Licensed Counselling Therapist in New Brunswick, Canada, and a Certified Canadian Counselor in Canada. He is registered as a Counsellor with the Council for Professions Allied with Medicine in the Cayman Islands. Jason has 13 years experience working with at-risk youth and young adults and he specializes in building trusting relationships through a person-centered approach whereby even the most resistant youths open up to counseling.
Jason works from an integrative approach, incorporating cognitive and experiential frameworks to deliver the most appropriate interventions and techniques for each client. He is well-versed in a number of approaches providing individual and group therapy to young children, adolescents, adults, and families struggling with social problems, anxiety, depression, addiction, eating disorders, gender identity, trauma, grief, and issues related to self-esteem and/or family dynamics. Jason is an incredibly caring individual that attends to his clients fully with an open, non-judging, and accepting attitude. He represents to many a positive adult, male role-model and he accepts this role and responsibility very graciously.
Ms. Angela Francis
Ms. Angela Francis brings 12 years of work as an Administrator for a local law firm to the OnCourse Cayman team. She is a certified Medical Office Manager and is responsible for management of clients, such as scheduling, billing and referrals, as well as management of the medical records and office in general. She is a kind and calm spirit who always makes clients feel welcome in our office!