Soheila Elmieh

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This professional is available for new clients.

Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


Due to the current pandemic, I am offering counselling sessions via telephone and online platforms such as Zoom.

I have over 20 years experience of working as a counsellor. I offer individual and couple counselling. I am an Accredited Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). My integrative training enables me to work with a wide range of clients and difficulties. I have over 15 years experience of working with NHS referrals(GP surgeries), PCT (Mind Matters),asylum seekers, LGBT clients (Yorkshire Mesmac), rape and sexual abuse issues(Star Project). I also work with several Employee Assistance programs who provide counselling for employees, including work-related difficulties, stress management and PTSD. I speak Farsi fluently as well as English.

There are times in our lives that in spite of all we know we feel stuck and unable to see the way out. I see my role as a counsellor is to walk with you holding a torch till you find the missing pieces or acquire useful new ones to put your life back together the way you choose to. Therefore i see our relationship as being vital to make this journey possible. 

I work both short and long term depending on your issues and preference.We can discuss this in the initial session.

Please feel free to ring or email me to discuss your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Psychological Therapies 2009
Post Graduate Certificate in working with Diversity 2006
PG Dip Integrative Counselling 2002
Cert Transactional Analysis 2000
BA (Hons) Psychology 1999

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

Individuals £50
Couples £60

I see clients from Monday to Friday from 10 to 7pm (last appointment at 6pm).

Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Soheila Elmieh
Soheila Elmieh