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 and now registered with the Council for Professions Allied with Medicine (CPAM) in the Cayman Islands. 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.
Dr. Jennifer Cotton, Psy.D.
Dr. Jennifer Cotton obtained her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (Argosy University). She has been licensed for 9 years in Washington State, USA and is now registered with the Council for Professions Allies with Medicine (CPAM) in Cayman. Dr. Cotton has worked in a variety of settings including college counseling centers, community mental health and private practice mental health settings. A few areas of specialty include sports psychology, eating disorders and psychological testing services. Ages served includes 13 years and older.
Dr. Cotton’s approach to therapy is best described as integrative and collaborative with an emphasis in client-centered therapy. She acknowledges that the therapeutic relationship is the most important part of treatment and works to foster a safe environment in which clients feel comfortable and at ease. She uses a mix of evidenced-based practices including, but not limited to, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), collaborative problem solving, ACT and interpersonal therapy. Client feedback is always incorporated in order to individualize treatment.
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!