Brigida has worked with children and adolescents throughout her psychology career. She was president of Rotaract club of Providenciales and lead the club to not only be one of the most successful small clubs in the Caribbean but focused her charitable efforts around children receiving equipment and support needed to be successful and functioning individuals in the community. Brigida worked under child psychologists/supervisors during her experience within private practice in both the Caribbean and America. Brigida has spoken on counselling shows in the Caribbean around mental health as well as provided articles in the newspaper aimed at educating and reducing the stigma around mental health issues in the community. Brigida currently works on Harley Street and sees all populations including children and adolescents. Brigida is currently studying ADHD and ethnicity, specifically pertaining to afro-Caribbean children and adolescents. More specifically, how ethnic and cultural factors may influence differences in afro Caribbean children and adolescents with ADHD’s response to self-perception, mental health and impairment, compared to their compatriots.
- How will ethnicity and race interact with cultural and societal impacts of black youths affected by ADHD?
- How does cultural and societal influences on afro-Caribbean youths within the United Kingdom differ from their compatriots?