Mark Bradford, Psy.D

B.A., Louisiana College
M.A., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology-Wheeling, Illinois
M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. coursework, St. Louis University
D.Min., Chicago Theological Seminary
Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Rolling Meadows Campus

Widely used in a multi-county area, Dr. Bradford has extensive experience in psychological evaluations for agencies, courts, schools, individuals and parents. Prior to being a psychologist, Dr. Bradford was trained as a juvenile officer, substance abuse counselor, minister and caseworker. In addition to clinical work for many years, he has also served as a foster parent advocate and a counseling program educator. He feels privileged and honored to work with numerous agencies and courts. He still enjoys psychological consultations, teaching classes and mentoring others in the mental health field.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist - Missouri, Illinois & Registered Health Service Provider
  • Member National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology
  • APA - American Psychological Association Clinical Member
  • National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology, August 2001
  • National Association of Sex Educators and Therapists, July 2001



Melody Palm, Psy.D

B.A., Bethany College (now Bethany University)
M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Psy.D., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

Melody Palm's teaching experience includes the university and graduate level, both stateside and abroad. A seasoned public school educator, she has authored articles on child development, personality and temperament. As a licensed minister, with local church pastoral experience, Melody Palm has a heart and burden for women's issues as well as the development of effective women leaders and ministers. The issues of Integration and Biblically Based Counseling are a passion she pursues diligently. She is alicensed clinical psychologist and a registered psychological health service provider. Her commitment to the practitioner model keeps her actively involved in clinical practice, supervision and forensic psychology. Currently she is both a professor and practitioner, working at Dr. Bradford andAssociates. Melody is deeply committed to missions and is a consultant toHealth Care Ministries and AGWM. She frequently lectures on trauma and is involved in psychological testing for a wide variety of issues. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors



Angela C. Reid, Psy.D

B.A.,Messenger College
M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Psy.D., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

Licensed as minister, psychologist , and professional Angela Reid feels called to promote the integration of psychological disciplines with the practice of the Christian faith through higher education, practical research, community outreach, and mental health practice. She has a special interest in play therapy and addictions, and has taught classes and seminars on both. Though young in her professional life, she has already built an impressive record of clinical practice, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, program administration, workshop and seminar presentations, and ministerial involvement. Her research interests include the efficacy and training needs of faith-based international crisis-response teams, culture-specific models of critical incident stress debriefing/management, and the inclusion of Judeo-Christian values among community counselors.


 Bernice Bradford

Bernice is the receptionist and office secretary. She is in charge of data input, file management and children's reception. She is the friendly face that adults and children see here at our office. She's also the one you see delivering reports to private agencies and the court. We are glad to have her on staff!


Dr. Bradford & Associates

We are mental health providers and educators, providing mental health services for individuals, community agencies, churches, counselors, hospitals, schools, and the courts. We have extensive experience in behavioral health services, assessment, counseling, parental fitness, substance abuse, psychosexual assessment and treatment planning. Our mission is to provide high quality mental health services for Southwest Missouri.
Dr. Mark Bradford & Associates Dr. Mark Bradford & Associates Mark Bradford 1623 E. St. Louis Street Springfield, Missouri 65802 Phone: 417-833-9999 FAX: 417-833-2727
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