Dr. Alefiyah Bharmal obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. In 2008, she moved to the Washington DC area to complete her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology (APA Accredited). She then specialized in pediatric neuropsychology by accepting a fellowship with Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California (APA Accredited). Although it was hard to leave California, Texan at heart, she made her move back to the DFW area in 2014 to reunite with family.
Dr. Bharmal is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in clinical neuropsychology. This means that her expertise is in understanding and evaluating the relationship between brain disorders and behavior. She has several passions related to her field including neuropsychological evaluations, and cognitive rehabilitation for individuals who have endured insult/injury to the brain and are in recovery, or individuals suffering from dementia. She works with individuals from age 2 years old through geriatrics. Dr. Bharmal conducts evaluations for a wide range of referral questions. Please explore the website or call to learn about the different types of evaluations!
Dr. Bharmal also is devoted to working with individuals of all ages on issues related to anxiety, depression, oppositional behavior, building coping skills, direct or vicarious trauma, parenting skills, parent-child relationship, and life adjustment difficulties. She is genuinely dedicated to encouraging others, using a strength-based approach, and empowering their growth towards a “healthy mind.”