Sikander Randera (MBACP)
Hello, I am Sikander, BACP registered qualified counsellor with several years' experience in generic counselling including adults and teenagers who practises person-centred therapy based in Ramsbottom, Bury, Rossendale and surrounding areas.
Sometimes life can seem full of anxieties, problems and stress. You may feel low, lacking in self-esteem, depressed and unsure why you are feeling these emotions. At times like these it can feel that life is becoming unsatisfying, overwhelming or even debilitating. I understand the pressures of life, I can empathise with those feelings and have the training, skills and disposition to work with you towards a brighter and easier future.My belief is that no matter what age we are, we all have the potential for growth and change and it is a continuous process.
My way of working is to listen to you so that I fully understand what has brought you here. Then we will work together to decide what you want from counselling. The number of sessions depends on yourself depending on how you progress, therefore you are in control.
In addition to my own life experiences I have gained a wealth of experience and knowledge as a volunteer at St Georges Centre Counselling Services where I worked with a variety of people from all walks of life who faced and lived through a diverse range of issues which included bereavement, pet bereavement, childhood sexual abuse, domestic abuse, eating disorders, relationship problems, drug and alcohol issues, childhood physical and emotional abuse, depression and anxiety, debt, redundancy, parental difficulties, bullying, work related issues.
''without your help and counselling i wouldnt have come as far as i have today''.......
''thank you with all my heart for helping me to turn my life around'' ..........
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a professional therapeutic counsellor who has undertaken a total of almost 4 years training, resulting in the following qualifications:
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
- Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
I Counsell in English and Asian languages too.
I am a full member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I work according to their principles and ethics.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Whilst I welcome enquiries from clients from all walks of life and with any concern, my speciality is :
Anger Management and positive change
Individua/Couple Counselling (Relationship Issues)
Generalised Anxiety Disorder / Stress
Initial 30 minute consultation: Free
£35 for 1 hour counselling session
Senior Citizens and Students £25 with proof
Reduced Rates for Unemployed
Discount on block sessions
Payment in Cash & Cheques Only
I also offer home visits on request in Ramsbottom, Bury, Bolton and surrounding areas.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu|
Flexible Hours Days, Evenings & Weekends
Types of client