Amanda Bronson Psy.D.
Executive Director – Andover, MA
Dr. Bronson is the Executive Director at Family Counseling Associates. She is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in providing treatment to children (3+), adolescents, and their families. She currently provides individual and family therapy focused on emotional, developmental, and behavioral issues including attention and executive functioning, anxiety, depression, oppositional and defiant behavior, adjustment, and social difficulties.
She also works with children on the autism spectrum. Dr. Bronson utilizes evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Social Thinking, and Mindfulness and takes a comprehensive approach by working closely with parents, family members, school staff, and other providers to address the families’ needs.
Education and Experience
Dr. Bronson received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2010. She trained in Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center in Miami, Florida, and in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Bronson also worked and trained at the ADHD Assessment, Consultation & Treatment Program at the NSU Psychological Services Center. Her past clinical roles include Director of Primary Care and working as a Primary Care Psychologist in a local pediatrician’s office providing evaluation, consultation, brief treatment, triage and referral guidance to children, adolescents, and their families, as well as an outpatient therapist providing evaluation and psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, and their families.