Sama Afsheen-Wilson UKCP (accredited)Bsc (Hons),Msc.



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About me

I am a UKCP accredited Gestalt Pychotherapist. I believe strongly in the possibility of growth and transformation through deepening awareness. Gaining new insights can enable you to arrive at your own informed decisions and create new choices. I am dedicated to a relational approach,valuing the relationship between client and therapist as key to healing.

I attend to the 'here and now', exploring how our past experience may be played out in the present. In this way we can look out for repeating patterns which are no longer useful and may be blocking satisfaction and fulfillment. I will attend directly to body processes and non-verbal communication as there is an acknowledgment that our body can hold our emotional history.

I will provide a safe respectful and empathic setting, working creatively to support and gently challenge. 

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Counselling Psychology (focus on  Client Centered,CBT and Systemic therapy)
MSc Gestalt Psychotherapy (UKCP)
BSc (Hons) Psychology
EMDR practitioner

Having worked for 15 years in Primary Care mental health, 12 of which were with the NHS, I have considerable experience providing psychotherapy and counselling to individuals with enduring mental health difficulties and those who seek help on the advice of their GP or psychiatrist.

I am a member of the British Psychological Society and of the Gestalt Psychotherapists Training Institute.
I am also a member of the UK Council of Psychotherapists and abide by their code of ethics.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


£35:00 per individual 50 minute session

Further information

If there are any questions you have or feel unclear about what is on offer or whether I would be able to work with the issues you bring, call or e-mail me and we can discuss it further.

Our first consultation is an opportunity to meet before committing to regular sessions. It is a time for both of us to find out about each other. Clients can gain more information about the process of psychotherapy and how I work and equally it enables me to learn about your issues and what you may be looking for in therapy. Collaboratively we can discuss how we go forward from there.

Maps & Directions

Penzance, TR18

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None
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