Dr Catherine Bamford is a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist.
She has Chartered status with the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Dr Bamford is trained to deliver a range of psychological therapies and specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Over the last decade Dr Bamford has successfully treated a wide range of clients with many different mental health conditions. Common reasons for referral include Depression, Anxiety and Panic disorders, Phobias, Addictions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress. She works with individuals, couples and families, including children and adults.
In addition, Dr Bamford provides psychological therapy and emotional support to clients in order to help them to come to terms with and manage life stresses, for example, bereavement, miscarriage, relationship difficulties, chronic or life limiting illness or work related stress and bullying.
Dr Bamford has a special interest in and expertise in the assessment and treatment of trauma related psychological illness. She has particular experience in supporting clients that have sustained life changing injuries and / or psychological difficulties following accident or injury.
Dr Bamford is also a Neuropsychologist. For eight years, she worked within the NHS as a Highly Specialist Clinical Neuropsychologist. Within a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team, Dr Bamford provided neuropsychological services to clients that had experienced traumatic or acquired brain injury, as well as degenerative neurological conditions, spinal injury and stroke.
In her current private practice, Dr Bamford continues to specialise in providing neuropsychological services. Her work involves carrying out specialist neuropsychological assessments and interventions. She works with clients, their families and other professionals to support them in managing cognitive, behavioural and mental health issues, relating to their neurological condition. Dr Bamford frequently works in conjunction with Case Managers and within multidisciplinary neuro-rehabilitation teams.
Dr Bamford receives frequent supervision from Consultant Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists and attends Career Professional Development events and training. She adheres to the British Psychological Society Code of Ethics in her Clinical Practice.