Jasminder Bahia

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Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor and EMDR Therapist
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Nottingham, NG1
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Jasminder Bahia is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, EMDR (Trauma) Therapist, and Clinical Supervisor serving clients in Nottingham (and London on a monthly basis). With over 22 years of experience in the counselling field, Jasminder is also a skilled Yoga, Breath work (Pranayama) Mindfulness, and Meditation tutor.

She takes a holistic approach to therapy, incorporating breathwork techniques to effectively manage stress, anxiety, and depression. Jasminder's focus extends to helping individuals improve their sleep through relaxation techniques and skills offering  Non-Sleep Deep Rest (NSDR).

In addition to the above, Jasminder provides therapeutic and supervisory support for a wide range of issues, including:

  • Anger issues
  • Anxiety
  • Cultural identity and individual identity struggles
  • Depression
  • Exam and study pressure
  • Family issues
  • Insomnia
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Phobias
  • Race and racism
  • Relationship problems and family dynamics
  • Stress
  • Trauma

Jasminder's therapeutic approach is rooted in relevant models and strategies, offering a creative and reflective space tailored to suit the individual's needs. With a focus on helping clients focus on their goals and promoting effective support, Jasminder's approach encompasses a holistic understanding of diverse experiences and fosters personal growth and self-development.

Training, qualifications & experience

Jasminder is a skilled Chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol) who takes a multicultural approach in her work. She is a Co-Tutor at BAATN (Black, Asian African Therapy Network) for "Introduction to Counselling Skills and Antiracist Therapeutic Practices" and also a Trainer specialising in Yoga, Meditation, and Pranayama (Breathing Practices) and Non-Sleep Deep Rest (NSDR).  With over 22 years of direct experience working with diverse populations, including children, young people, adults, and older adults, Jasminder is well-equipped to address a wide range of issues and challenges.

Jasminder integrates various psychological models, including Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Additionally, she places a strong emphasis on the therapeutic benefits of postural awareness in managing breathing patterns and reducing mental and physical tension. Jasminder guides individuals in developing a stronger mind-body connection, promoting relaxation, stress reduction, and enhanced overall wellbeing.

Jasminder is a dedicated professional committed to following the ethical guidelines of the British Psychological Society and is registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Her holistic approach to therapy, combined with her extensive training in yoga and mindfulness practices, allows her to provide high-quality support to her clients on their journey towards improved mental health and emotional well-being.

Member organisations

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cultural identity. Cultural difference.


£85.00 - £120.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Sliding fee scales are in operation. Lower fees are charged to students and those on a reduced income. Currently I have no reduced fee spots available.


  • £85 to £110 per single counselling/psychology session. 
  • £120 per single EMDR session. 
  • £90 per single Supervision session (for individuals)
  • £120 per single Supervision for organisation/ businesses 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work Monday, Thursdays and occasional Fridays,  please note afternoon slots are preferable,  with limited early morning and early evening slots. 

Further information

Day and some evening appointments are available.
Limited weekend sessions are also available.

Travel to places is offered, especially in regards to group supervision and training workshops.

The service caters for a diverse community, offering culturally appropriate counselling for different faiths and nationalities. The service is mindful of how societal ideas about family, sexualities, genders, age, class, and cultural background shape individual lives. Jasminder's approach to counselling places high importance on valuing and respecting individual differences.

Nottingham, NG1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms



In person

Clinical Supervision for trainee and qualified counsellors and psychologists. One-to-one and group sessions, in-person on skype and zoom.

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Jasminder Bahia
Jasminder Bahia