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M.Sc. Psych., M.Sc. Clinical Psych., MBACP (Accredited)

About me

I have worked as a Counselling and Clinical Psychologist in Ireland.  I have specialised in Couples and Relationship Counselling & Psychotherapy.  I'm a qualified Supervisor, providing clinical supervision to Psychologists, Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Social Workers. I am also qualified in the ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule).

  • Many years of experience helping clients
  • Specialised in Couple and Relationship Counselling
  • Helping people to perform healthier patterns of relationship
  • Empowering clients to examine their own thoughts, behaviours and feelings that contribute to anxiety and many other issues
  • Enabling clients to identify triggers, and gaining insight
  • Counselling Experience in family issues; children/adults/adolescents issues, bereavement, addiction, eating disorders, OCD, depression, anxiety, trauma, suicide, panic attacks, phobia, marriage & relationship problems,  psycho-sexual issues, sexual addiction, borderline disorder, anger management, bullying, low self esteem issues, stress management, ADHD and cultural issues, stress under IVF treatment and miscarriages.

Training, qualifications & experience

M.Sc. Psychotherapy
Post Grad. Dip. (Couples & Relationships)
M.Sc. Applied (Clinical) Psych., B.A. Psych., MBACP. (Accred.), MBPsS, Diploma in Clinical Supervision, Certificate in EMDR, ADOS-2 Trained.

I have trained in practice of:

  •       Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  •       Mindfulness and Relaxation therapy
  •       Person-centred Therapy
  •       Psychodynamic therapy
  •       Systemic and Family Therapy
  •       Psychosexual Therapy
  •       Solution Focused Therapy
  •       Transactional Analysis
  •       Training in Counselling and Psychotherapy Supervision
  •       I have completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  •       I have received training in policy and procedure of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  •       I have received training as a trainer in Positive parenting, building a relationship with children and managing difficult behaviour
  •       I have received training in working with Domestic Violence
  •       My research experience is in multicultural counselling and psychotherapy
  •       I ADOS-2 qualified and can assess and provide reports.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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IACP

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)

The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) sets, maintains and develops standards in the practice of counselling and psychotherapy.

IACP offers different membership categories, e.g. Student Member, Pre-Accredited, Accredited Member, with the different categories standing for different levels of training and experience. Accredited Members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

IACP have a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure.

BACP

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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I'm a qualified supervisor, providing supervision to counsellors, mental health nurses, psychologists and trainee therapists.

Low cost supervision and personal therapy is available for counselling and psychotherapy students.

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Cost of each therapy session

Each individual counselling session costs £70.

Each couple session costs £75.

Counselling is available to students at reduced cost depending on student's personal and employment circumstances. To discuss further in detail to have sessions at reduced cost, please ring at 07475390930 or email adeela.irfan@gmail.com

Low cost counselling is available, please ring to discuss your circumstances at 07475 390930 or email adeela.irfan@gmail.com for detail.

When I work

Monday - Thursday after 6 pm, Friday - Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm. For online counselling, anytime Friday to Sunday, and after 8 pm from Monday to Thursday.

Further information

Tuition Availability in Counselling & Psychotherapy:

  • For Counselling Skills
  • Psychology tuition is available for A levels and under-graduate university students.


For more detail, please ring 07475 390930 or email: info@diversewellbeingservices.co.uk

Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages

Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am qualified in counselling psychology, specialised psychotherapy and counselling, providing wide range of clinical supervision for counsellors, psychotherapists and trainee psychologists for their clinical work with clients.

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