BScPsychology (Hons), DPsych Counselling Psychology, HCPC registered.
Dr Amy Bloxham is a chartered counselling psychologist, and is also a member of the Division of Counselling Psychology (BPS) and is HCPC registered. Amy has worked within the NHS for the last eight years as well as other private and charitable organisations.
Amy practises within an integrative framework, coming from a humanistic approach and incorporating cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic ideas. Amy has a continued interest in pursuing and developing her skills in other areas and thus draws upon other modalities such as compassion focused therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, and other mindfulness-based therapy approaches.
Whilst working in the NHS Amy has worked with a large spectrum of client difficulties, ranging from mild to the more complex. She has worked with clients who have experienced psychoses, anxiety and phobias, OCD, bipolar affective disorder, self-harm, depression, personality disorders, eating disorders, PTSD and complex trauma. Additionally she has worked within the area of learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. Other psychological and emotional difficulties that Amy has worked extensively with are self-esteem issues, insomnia, bereavement, body image, identity, panic, relationship issues, stress, anger management, emotional and sexual abuse, and more specific areas such as vomit phobia and food phobias.
Amy has experience of working with individuals, couples, adolescents and families. The length of therapy that has been offered has ranged from short to longer-term therapy dependent on client need and the approach undertaken. Amy very much values a collaborative therapeutic relationship and using the therapeutic relationship to enable change.Back