Dr Catherine Bamford is a highly experienced and successful Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist. She has Chartered status with the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Catherine has a naturally warm and friendly manner and a down to earth approach to her work.
Catherine is trained to deliver a range of evidence based psychological therapies. Her main therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Catherine has successfully treated many adults and children with a wide range of psychological difficulties and complex presentations.
Common reasons for referral include anxiety, bereavement, panic attacks, depression, relationship breakdown, work related stress, post traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders.
Catherine does not have the specialist skills to treat clients with personality disorders.
Catherine has a special interest and extensive experience in the treatment of trauma and accident related psychological illness.
Catherine has also worked extensively in the field of neurological rehabilitation. For eight years she worked within the NHS as a Highly Specialist Clinical Neuropsychologist. She worked with inpatients and patients living in the community that had traumatic or acquired brain injury.
In her current private practice, Catherine continues to work with clients that have suffered a brain injury. Her work involves specialist neuropsychological assessments as well as offering psychological therapy and guidance for brain injured clients and their families in relation to cognitive, behavioural and mental health issues. Catherine also acts as a consultant to other professionals working with brain injured clients.
Catherine worked in the NHS as a Clinical Psychologist between 2008 and 2015 and has had her own private practice since 2010.
Catherine receives regular supervision from a Consultant Neuropsychologist and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and attends Career Professional Development events and training. She adheres to the British Psychological Society Code of Ethics in her Clinical Practice.