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Wendy Froberg holds a Doctor of Psychology degree (Psy.D.) from Baylor University and is a registered psychologist (1983) in Alberta, a LESA-trained mediator, a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, a Certified Therapist, Supervisor and Professor of Child Psychotherapy/Play Therapy, and a member of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

 

Dr. Froberg has worked in a wide range of clinical settings, including a 20-year private practice. Here, she specialized in the assessment and treatment of children and families and practiced extensively within the legal/forensic arena, including custody and parenting capacity assessments, parent education, support and guidance, and therapeutic interventions with children and parents in separated, divorced and step-families. She also had a general clinical practice focusing on the individual and group treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with a wide variety of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, anger, grief, addictions, abuse/neglect, marital issues and personality disorders. In her former position with the Child Abuse team at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, Dr. Froberg frequently worked with the Alberta Department of Family and Social Services (Child Welfare). She formerly served as a Director of the Calgary Rockyview Society for Foster Care and Adoptions and as a committee member of the Planning, Assessment and Review Committee at AFSS. Dr. Froberg has testified as an expert witness in The Provincial Court of Alberta (Family and Youth) and the Court of Queen’s Bench on at least 40 occasions.

 

During her lengthy career, Dr. Froberg has also trained and practiced in hospital/medical, acute psychiatric and schools/educational settings. She has served on the Professional Affairs and Discipline/Practice Review committees of the Psychologists Association of Alberta. She is a former Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at the University of Calgary where she taught play therapy for ten years and has also been a local/national/international presenter and frequent media commentator on a wide variety of psychological issues.  Her special interests include working with issues of transition and loss in midlife adults, parenting/family support and therapy, crisis/trauma treatment and utilizing creative/expressive arts interventions in therapy.

 
Dr. Froberg can be reached at froberg@worldpsych.ca or 403-266-2017