Maja Bergman, M.S. Psychology Extern
Maja originally trained as a psychologist in Sweden and received an advanced master’s degree from the Professional Psychology Program at Stockholm University. She is currently completing her doctorate degree at Fordham University. She has over 10 years of clinical experience, working with individuals, children, families, and couples, and has previously provided clinical services at Montefiore Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University, as well as in Sweden and California. Her areas of expertise include problems related to trauma and life transitions (illness, parenting, work, migration), with a focus on mind-body interactions and relationship difficulties.
Her main treatment approach is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and her work is further informed by extensive training in a number of different empirically supported treatments for anxiety and depression, including prolonged exposure, parent-child interaction therapy, integrative behavioral therapy for couples, functional analytic psychotherapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy. In addition to her clinical work, she is currently conducting research related to treatment of illness induced traumatic stress, and is well informed on current neurobiological research findings.