Frank Bergmann, Clinical Psychologist
Groups, Relationships, Adults, Medico-Legal, Families
Frank has over 18 years of experience in private practice, both in Australia and overseas. His aim is to create a non-judgemental and collaborative space in which to explore presenting concerns, identify clear goals and to find practical solutions in a timely manner. Frank’s integrative therapeutic approach involves the use of Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy and Brief Solutions Focused Therapy. His couples/relationship approach involves the use of Attachment Theory and Emotion Focused Therapy.
Areas of Expertise and Interest
Frank specialises in the treatment and prevention of a range of psychological and general health problems affecting adolescents, adults, couples and families. Frank has a keen interest in personal growth and development, and helps individuals to enhance interpersonal skills and the ability to form and maintain healthy relationships. His areas of interest include the treatment of depression, anxiety and trauma, grief and loss, and emotional difficulties. He uses a wide range of therapeutic frameworks and techniques based on respect and acceptance. Frank has worked in a large government psychiatric hospital, assisted on university selection panels, lectured at universities and has supervised students at the Sunshine Coast University. Frank has a special interest in the Enneagram and its use for personal growth.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Australian Psychology Society
- Australian Psychology Society Clinical College
- Psychologists Board of Australia
- STAP accredited supervisor
- Medicare provider