Christine Brendle, PhD
About Christine Brendle
I received my Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University in Clinical Psychology. Before beginning my professional training, I worked with foster care children in France and conducted cultural training for families moving abroad. I enjoy traveling, trying new foods, and spending time outside with my family.
I specialize in therapy with children, adolescents, and parents via a telehealth platform. I am experienced in treating behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, and family conflict. I work with many clients diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). I strongly emphasize empirically-based therapy strategies. Several of these include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Parent Behavioral Management Training (PBMT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I develop treatment plans collaboratively with clients according to their specific needs. When working with children, I believe that parents play a critical role in therapy, and they will always be involved in treatment goals and planning.
Additionally, I specialize in in-person psychological evaluations for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Specific Learning Disorders, anxiety, depression, and other mood symptoms. I focus primarily on the evaluation of school-age children, teenagers, and young adults. I have experience working collaboratively with schools, therapists, psychiatrists, tutors, and other professionals to provide recommendations and accommodations to support each client appropriately. I strive to customize my approach to best meet the needs of my individual clients.
SpecialtiesAnxiety, Child or Adolescent, Parenting
Age Group FocusChildren, Adolescents, Adults
Treatment ApproachesAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Family / Marital, Motivational Interviewing, Psychological Testing and Evaluation
IssuesAcademic issues, ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Behavior Issues, Child or Adolescent, Depression, Family Conflict, Goal Setting, Learning Disabilities, Obesity, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting