Rakshita Parmar MBACP Registered
If you reached a point where you find yourself confused, feel life is becoming a challenged and your world is falling apart. You find daily demand of life, work, education and family expectation too much. Notice you are feeling low and have lost your self esteem and confidence or getting anxious more often, have spell of depressed or lack of sleep at night due to worrying and feeling apprehensive about things. After talking to friends and family does not seem to help or they don't understand your point of view.
If you find yourself wondering talking to someone with a natural view, who has professional listen skills and qualification in psychotherapist counsellor and coach to help you understand and build your self-esteem and confidence back in you, to manage your daily life a bit better. Then contact me, I would be more then happy to help you find the path that works for you.
After having experienced my of my own challenge in life over the years, where by juggling work, home life balance became overwhelming and lead to having breakdown. Those difficult periods of my life and education has enable me to listened and communicate with a non-judgmental compassionate empathic understanding in a safe and confidential environment, where you feel heard with respected to your personal value and culture belief in therapy.
As an Integrative psychotherapist counselling and coach. I bring with me, my lived work and educated knowledge and experience, to tailor individual needs. I believe everyone, is unique and have person requirement to the therapeutic approaches at different stages of their life cycle to where they are at. See bellow some of the approach I use in therapy.
At the heart of the therapeutic process, I believe relationship is the key to enhance ones self-esteem and confidence to manage and face the situation, that manifest into anxiety and depression. To mange such issue, I work collaboratively with you, to access your internal resources which are your life experience, to enhance the weakness or vulnerable areas of your life and build your strength to manage your issue that work best for you.
I am aware counselling is not for everyone, but if you are looking at my profile and are curious, then why don't you contact me to find out, how the process of counselling and gain some insight about what is happening to you or around you. Because you don’t have to deal with the problem alone.
I counsel in English, Gujarati and Hindi. I have two private practice location, see bellow.
Training, qualifications & experience
PGC in Integrative Counselling and Coaching at University of East London
BSc Honours in Counselling (Integrative) with Psychotherapy
HE Diploma in Counselling with Psychotherapy
I am an Integrative Counsellor and Coach and use various approaches:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Rational Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Mindful Focus Therapy
Mindful Relaxing Therapy
I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I work within the code ethical values, principles and personal qualities demanded by BACP’s ethical framework to professional practice and have ongoing supervision as part of my professional development to my work.
I am also a member of the British Black & Asian Therapy Network (BAATN) that works in partnership to develop culture awareness to enhance & inspire culture work in therapy.
I have been working as counselling, coach, mentor for over 8 years, where I work with vulnerable children and adult to manage anxiety, trauma, depression, pregnancy antenatal and postnatal depression, trauma of IVF fertility treatment, relationship issue, miscarriage, abortion, loss, separation, suicidal and paranoid thought, dyslexia and schizophrenia mental health disorder. I have experience in working within the education setting, with various professional who deal with autistic disorder, global learning difficulties and depression and cultural clash. These lived working experience I bring to my therapeutic approach to tailor my work. Because I believe we are all unique to our culture background and family have our own unique characterise to how we manage life's challenges to the social world.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I specialise in multicultural marital and relationship issue that create, anxiety, depression, suicidal and culture that create paranoid thought, hearing voices and dyslexia a learning difficulties.
As well as Pregnancy related issue, Fertility, IVF treatment, eptopic pregnancy, childbirth difficulties, trauma, sexual issue, antenatal and postnatal depression, miscarriage, still birth, abortion and termination due to health or pregnancy issue.
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Existential therapy
- Family/systemic therapy
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The session will be 50 minutes and will take place weekly at the time and day agreed. I offer short term and long term therapy, the first initial session will establish our therapeutic relationship, to see if we are a ‘good fit’ to work together. The length of the therapeutic process will depend on you and your ability to attend the sessions.
I have two private practice location where I provide one to one, face to face therapy. I also offer telephone counselling and skype online therapy. The fees are variable between £70 to £50 according to the location and type of therapy provided. I offer concessions and student discounts.
EC1V -- Fees £60
10 minutes walking distance from nearest underground station : Old Street and Moorgate
There is pay and display parking outside.
HA1 -- Fees £45
15minutes walking distance from nearest underground and overground station: Harrow-on-Hill and Harrow & Wealdston. There is free parking outside.
For wheelchair access, please contact me to make arrangement.
Specialise in infertility, pregnancy related issue and trauma.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||Gujarati and Hindi|
Counselling Available Evenings and Saturday.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|