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Aussie psychologist laura bergman says she will spend the next 10 years in a mental health unit after she was jailed for a ‘grossly negligent’ act of misconduct in the care of children.

She had denied making false claims to the carers, but was found guilty of fraudulently obtaining a certificate to practise in Queensland.

Bergman had claimed she was helping children with autism and other developmental disabilities by providing them with support, but it was later revealed that she was treating them with psychiatric drugs.

The psychologist had told court that she would spend 10 years living in a residential unit for children with developmental disabilities, but a judge later found she had lied about it and sentenced her to a minimum of five years in jail.

Speaking to a packed courtroom in Brisbane on Thursday, Bergman said she was sorry she had acted out of spite, but would not change the way she worked.

“I am sorry I caused you so much pain, but I have no regrets,” she said.

It was the first time a psychologist in Australia was charged with child abuse.

‘I just need to stop’Bergmann’s barrister, John Kelly, told the court that the charges were based on a false allegation made by the children’s social worker, and that the case was “not about any abuse”.

“It is about the fact that you acted out in a grossly negligent manner,” he said.

“This was not an allegation that you were harming the children.

It was an allegation of a grossly negligence.

Kelly said he would ask a judge to impose a minimum five-year sentence, but he did not want to risk the possibility of a shorter sentence.”

The whole purpose of this is to protect the children from harm,” he told the jury.

After a long and detailed defence, the judge ordered Bergman to be sentenced to six years in prison and ordered her to pay a $500,000 fine.

Prosecutors said that Bergman’s actions had caused the children significant emotional and psychological harm, and breached a number of conditions imposed on her.

At the time of her arrest in August last year, Bergmann was already serving a six-year jail sentence for an unrelated offence.

Her lawyer, Mark Lofthouse, told reporters she would appeal the sentence.

Judge Mark Waugh said he had no doubt Bergman had made “a gross error of judgment” and that he had taken into account the “unfounded” allegation.

Lofthouse told the ABC he believed Bergman was “a highly motivated, highly caring person” and she had made mistakes.

Mr Lofstad said Bergman could have served a “decent amount of time” if she had accepted responsibility.”

I think she is going to have a long term impact on the lives of these children and the family of the children,” he added.

In the wake of the trial, the Australian Psychological Society’s executive director, Susan McLeod, said it was important to recognise the power of psychotherapists to provide emotional and social support for children.”

Psychologists must be held to a higher standard of conduct, particularly as they deal with young people, so we should take their behaviour seriously,” she told ABC Radio Brisbane.

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