Aishah Safdar

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Welling, Kent, DA16
Available for new clients
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About me

‘What you seek is seeking you'

I'm here to go on a journey of exploration with you. Being a seeker, I have needed others to help and guide me along my path, some that I have chosen and others not. As your counsellor, I can accompany you and we can explore, understand and possibly heal from the challenges and obstacles you've had to face. I draw on both my lived and counselling experiences in adapting my approach to every person I meet, working together towards finding that inner peace we are all searching for.

When we are in a shared space, feeling safe and trusting, there is no topic, no experience, no feeling that we "mustn't" talk about. We can lift the veils and talk freely, be it, sexuality, gender, religion/spirituality, love, there's no judgement on my part. There's no fear in bringing diversity into our sessions and although my approach is predominantly Person Centred and Psychodynamic, I've recently been expanding and implementing different styles to find one that suits the unique individual I am with.

Also, having worked in the fitness industry for several years now, I believe in a holistic approach aligning the mind, body and soul. If you've read this far and would like a free call, for up to 30 minutes, then please reach out. 

Training, qualifications & experience


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (1st class), City University
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)
  • Diploma of Higher Education in Breastfeeding Counselling, University of Worcester & NCT


  • Over 10 years experience as a Breastfeeding Counsellor with the NCT
  • 2 years as a Trainee Counsellor with the Woman's Trust
  • 2 years as a Trainee Counsellor with The Awareness Centre
  • Currently counselling for Haringey Bereavement Counselling Services
  • Currently counselling women seeking refuge from domestic abuse
  • Experienced in short-term (6 -18 weeks, NHS patients) and open-ended sessions

Member organisations

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Intergenerational trauma

Migration (1st, 2nd 3rd generation) 


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Currently offering a sliding scale payment depending on financial circumstances.

Further information

Currently offering 50 minutes online counselling

Welling, Kent, DA16

Type of session



In person
Home visits

I am currently training for my Level 6 Supervision training, having supervised work colleagues internally for over 7 years for a national charity.

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Aishah Safdar
Aishah Safdar