Dr Zandra Bamford

Psychology 30039091

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  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Zandra Bamford (BSc, MSc, DClinPsy) is the founder of Therapy North West. Zandra is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council.
Zandra has worked within secondary care mental health services in the NHS for over 17 years and is currently employed as a Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist for secondary care, Zandra has worked clinically within crisis, inpatient and community services and within research in an alcohol misuse service. Zandra has a special interest in complex trauma and the non-pathologising of distress. In addition to her professional qualifications, Zandra has completed multiple training courses post doctoral training in CFT (Compassion Focused Therapy), Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT informed working), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Internal Family Systems, DBT skills training, voice dialogue, ACT, Non-violent communication, Somatic Psychology, Mindfulness and Complex Trauma.
Zandra utilises this training and experience to offer an individualised formulation and therapy often incorporating two or more models with a focus on both the body and the mind and is particularly passionate about Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) because of its capacity for a greater depth of healing.

Areas of interest

Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), PTSD; Trauma; Complex Trauma; Anxiety; Low mood; Low self esteem; work related stress; self criticism; Compassion Focused Therapy; CBT; DBT; CAT informed working; EMDR; Trauma neuroscience and trauma informed approaches; Functional difficulties; Somatic Psychology; Internal Family Systems Therapy.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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