Treatment & Services
- Cognitive-behavioral Treatment
- Consultation/treatment Planning
- Coping With General & Medical Illness And Specific Medical Illness
- Coping with Grief
- Coping with Loss
- Executive Coaching
- Executive Counseling
- General Psychotherapy
- Health Psychology
- Individual Psychotherapy
- Individual Therapy
- Medical Weight Management
- Mind/Body Wellness
- Mind/body Wellness Group Program
- Organ Transplantation
- Outpatient Psychotherapy
- Personality Assessment
- Psychological Evaluation
- Psychological Treatment
- Sexual Compulsion
- Smoking Cessation
- Spiritual And Religious Issues
- Women's Health
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Anger Management
- Anxiety Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Adult
- Bipolar Disorder
- Chronic Illness
- Coping With Chronic Medical Conditions
- Depressive Disorders
- Executive Stress
- Huntington's Disease
- Infertility: Is it Stress Related? - Causes Of
- Lifespan Developmental Problems
- Major Depression
- Male Infertility Testing
- Mood Disorder
- Non-epileptic seizure disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
- Psychological Aspects Of Genetic/metabolic Disorders
- Relationship/interpersonal Problems
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Spirituality Issues
- Stress and Physical Health
- Stress Related Symptoms And Illnesses
- Tension Headaches
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Richmond, VA USA
Medical Education - Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ USA
Graduate School - Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA USA
Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA
Adult ADHD, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, coping with chronic illness (cancer, MS, organ transplantation), coping with grief and loss, coping with medical illnesses, depression and depressive disorders, executive coaching and counseling, general adult outpatient psychotherapy and health psychology, health psychology, lifespan developmental problems, mind/body wellness, mood disorders, outpatient psychotherapy and personality assessment, Primary Care - Behavioral Health Collaborative Care (Adults only), Psychotherapy, Spiritual And Religious Issues, Stress Management, stress reduction, stress-related medical problems, Women's Health, Women's Issues.
Research & Publications
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41 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
5 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021
Awesome Psychologist and great person. Dr Brendza has helped me off and on for a few years. I feel very fortunate to know her and get some great advice and care when I need it. She is truly outstanding.
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021
Dr. Brendza is very supportive and compassionate
Reviewed on May 10, 2021
Dr. Brendza has really helped me with the struggles I was having.
Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021
Getting an appointment with Dr. Brendza has always been professional and when needed.
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021
I have known my doctor for a number of years. She is very helpful about my care. very recommended
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