Dr Amy Woodham

  • Professional Title: Clinical Psychologist
  • Qualifications: D.Clin.Psy., MSc, MEd, BA (Hons)
  • Clinic location: Online


Amy completed her professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford and is chartered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Amy has a wide range of clinical experience, having worked in a range of NHS mental and physical health services, providing assessment and evidence based psychological support for adults and young people.

Areas of Specialist Experience

In her current NHS role, Amy provides psychological support to young people with a physical health condition as well as support to their parents. Amy works with adults and young people with a range of difficulties that are impacting their life including: anxiety (such as panic, social anxiety and phobias); low mood; self-criticism and low self-esteem; physical health problems (such as pain, fatigue, appearance related distress) and single incident trauma (such as traumatic accidents). She also has extensive experience of working with family members, including parents of young people in the context of their mental and/or physical health difficulties. In addition, Amy has experience of supporting partners and relatives of adults and older adults with neurological illness, including brain injuries and dementia.

Therapeutic Approach

Amy is trained in a variety of evidence-based, time-limited, therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Amy recognises the importance of a strong collaborative therapeutic alliance to support understanding and change. She has a compassionate and down to earth approach, with a sense of humour. Amy aims to help you develop a shared understanding of the difficulties being brought to therapy and to work alongside you to reduce distress so that you can live life in accordance with your values and wishes.