Dr Amanda Burren

Amanda is a chartered clinical psychologist registered with the health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), and chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

She has  a BSc (Hons) in  Psychology and a MSc in Health Psychology.  After completing her Masters, Amanda worked with the Psychology and Genetics Research Group at Guy’s Hospital in London, and subsequently, as a Primary Care Mental Health Worker for Islington Primary Care Trust.  Amanda completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London.   As a qualified clinical psychologist, Amanda has specialised in providing psychotherapy to adults, and whilst working, completed a postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Therapy at University of Oxford.  She has worked at the Psychological Treatment Service (PTS) at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, and more recently, as part of the senior team involved in setting up and running the Cambridge primary care psychology service (IAPT Service). 

She  has extensive experience working with a wide range of psychological difficulties, such as, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, specific phobias, body dysmorphic disorder, health anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, distressing recurrent memories / images, sleep difficulties, low self esteem issues and stress.

Amanda  specialises in treating anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and recurrent distressing images or memories that people may experience in the day or night-time.   As a clinical psychologist, she can apply different theoretical models to help alleviate distress.  She specialises in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which are both NICE recommended treatments.

Amanda is available at The Beechwood Complementary Medical Practice on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. 

More information can be found at her website:  cambridgepsychologyservices.com