Sol'ace - Integrated Talking Therapy Service By Zahida Abbas
Anxiety,depression and oncology support are the main focus of my service. I am a Certified and Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). My work is fully insured, DBS checked and supervised. I offer an integrated talking therapy service tailored to individual need. I am a qualified and experienced Psychotherapist/Counselor, Hypnotherapist and Alternative Therapies Practitioner. I also offer Clinical Supervision to staff and trainee therapists. I am a Bupa approved Employee Assistance Programme professional. I can offer Critical Incident Debrief support to employees of large organisations. I am also able to converse in Punjabi and urdu, so enabling access for the wider community.
I offer a FREE consultation for you to decide whether counselling is something you feel is right for you at this time.
I have a PG Cert in Clinical Supervision. I am a registered Suicide Prevention Trainer. I am able to offer other therapies to include Hypnosis and Oncology support for individuals and their affected family members. I have worked in Corporate, Clinical and volunatry services with young people as well as vulnerable adults presenting with a range of issues.. I am able to undertake short, medium and long-term work with private individuals and couples, as well as time-limited counselling for organisations/ agencies .
I have mentored/supervised trainee therapists on placement
I am an Integrative counsellor, ie I blend different methods of counseling according to your needs. Thus allowing me to use a reange of therapeutic approaches to positively impact on teh difficult and stressful issues discussed within my safe and confidential counselling room.
I focus on the promotion of health and well being of my client whilst my compassion, vision and relentless enthusiasm focuses on their emotional and spiritual journey through the counselling process, so providing a truly holistic experience
Online, email and telephone counselling available. I work according to the individual client's needs. I offer on line therapy as I appreciate that for various reasons, face to face counseling is not an option for some clients.
Full disability access and facilities at my alternative town centre venue.
I work within BACP's Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
2004 Counselling Qualification:Salford University
2006 BSc (Hons) Psychotherapeutic Interventions
2007 Dip Hypnopsychotherapy (NCHP - National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy)
Advanced Certificate in Hypnopsychotherapy (ABC)
NVQ 3 Holistic Therapies
2009 PG Cert Supervision in Counselling
City & Guilds 7307 and part 1 Cert Ed (equivalent to present 7407)
2012 MA Counselling Studies.
Registered Trainer Suicide Prevention (ASIST)
Oncology Support Trainomg 2015
Critical Incident Debreifing 2015
Short courses attended:-
Misuse of Substances
Using Creative Counselling techniques
Bereavement and loss
Mental health awareness
Working with young people
Working with sexual offenders
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Forced Marriage issues
Arranged Marriage issues
Job coaching/CV support
£60 per session for couples
£45 for individuals
£35 for over 60's
No charge for initial consultation.
On line counselling £35
Telephone counselling £35
Hypnotherapy - £55
Motivational Coaching £45
I offer EAP services to Organsiations/Employees
I offer Critical Incident Debriefing to support employees/organisations
I offer Oncology support counselling
My main therapeutic approach is Person Centred, but I have also had training in Trauma Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness.
However, in general, I look to the needs of my clients and work in the way that I believe will be most effective for them.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||Urdu and Punjabi|
Evenings and week ends including some mornings and some afternoons.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer supervision to trainee counsellors as well as experienced staff within the helping professions.View supervision profile