Dr Frances Blumenfeld AFBPsS

Clinical Psychologist
Prices range from £70 to £100 per session.

Frances BlumenfeldDr Frances Blumenfeld specializes in working with school age children, adolescents and their families. Over the last 15 years she has worked with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional difficulties and with families going through difficult times, particularly families struggling following divorce or marital difficulties. She also works individually with adults. Her treatment approach is tailored to the individual needs of the client and their family, using a range of interventions to help them resolve their difficulties.  Her therapies are essentially based on:

  • short term psychotherapy
  • psychodynamically orientated psychotherapy

Frances is in supervision for all of her clinical work.

Frances is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), and is registered with the government’s Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist. She practices within the codes of ethics and practice of these organisations and is involved in an ongoing programme of continuing professional development.

Frances trained as a clinical psychologist in Israel in a psychoanalytic model of work. Following this she came to England and completed a statement of equivalence via the British Psychological Society in 1992. She has worked in the NHS in Cambridge and Peterborough since 1997. She trained in family therapy at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, Philadelphia, USA. She has also gained further training in Cognitive Behaviour therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Since 2004 she has been involved in training clinical psychologists; at the University of East Anglia until 2008 and currently she is Programme Director of the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology at University of Essex. Frances has extensive experience in supervising trainee clinical psychology, qualified clinical psychologists and other therapists too.

Frances can be contacted by Email frances@blumenfeld.co.uk or by phone on 07912 849496.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

BA (Hons) Psychology, 1978; 
MA Clinical Psychology, magna cum laude 1985; 

ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 2008; 

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice 2008;
Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Family Expert Witness Certificate
, 2010.

Frances offers the following treatments at Salus Wellness in Cambridge:

Clinical Psychology Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Counselling