Phone: 519-823-2323 x224
Areas of Work: Child & Adolescent Assessment, Child & Adolescent Treatment, Parent Consultations
Please note, as of April 2023, Dr. Bream has transitioned to an emeritus position at Insight. In this role she is primarily supervising psychology graduate students and junior or early career psychologists and will not be taking on new clients.
Dr. Linda Bream is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She received her doctorate degree in psychology from the University of Waterloo. She began her career at the Canadian Mental Health Association, as the discipline consultant in psychology, and has been practicing in Guelph for over 25 years.
Linda’s role at Insight Psychology on Norfolk was providing both assessment and treatment to children and their families for a wide variety of learning and mental health issues. Linda provided in-depth psychological and psychoeducational assessments that helped to identify how children learn and why they struggle emotionally to provide concrete strategies about how to make changes.
Linda believes that helping parents to understand their children is the first step in any effective treatment. She used an eclectic approach in treating children and youth, employing principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Interpersonal Therapy.
With a background in developmental psychology, Linda also provided consultations to parents of children of all ages regarding normal developmental transitions and adjustments to major life events.
Linda has raised two daughters and she enjoys long walks in the woods with her dog, Jasper.