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Amarah Hussain. BACP Registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 0113 4872990 0113 4872990
Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1
0113 4872990 0113 4872990

About me

Want to feel like your normal self again? Sometimes a listening ear and understanding is what you need. I am here to offer you my time, respect and acceptance.

I use an integrative approach - tailoring the therapy to my client's needs, and not the client to one specific approach.

I am fully qualified and experienced in both short-term and long-term face-to-face therapy.

I create a good therapeutic relationship with each client, normalising individuality in a comfortable space. I work in a completely confidential, non-judgemental, fair and equal manner.

I also offer telephone and online counselling (via Skype) to those who may feel uncomfortable with the idea of face to face therapy.

The foundation of my approach is humanistic, with the purpose of increasing the client's feelings of self-worth, reducing the level of incongruence between their ideal and actual self.

I also integrate a more solution-focussed approach into sessions with clients who feel they would like to focus on making positive changes, which ultimately starts from within.

I apply three basic principles in every session with my clients:

  • Congruence - genuineness
  • Unconditional positive regard - accepting the client as a whole
  • Empathy - understanding the client from their frame of reference

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist, and a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I abide by the code of ethics provided by the BACP.

Experience:

I have experience working at Mosaic ll, which is an organisation that provides all types of therapeutic support to survivors, and families of survivors, of sexual abuse.

I also have experience at an organisation where I specifically saw black and ethnic minority clients suffering with both long-term and short-term struggles.

Within these particular areas, I have had the opportunity to see clients of all ethnic backgrounds, races, beliefs, sexualities, genders, ages, and life experiences.

This lead me to work with individuals dealing with:

Anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, PTSD, relationship issues, sexual abuse, physical abuse, psychosis, chronic pain, low self-esteem/confidence, loneliness, anger issues, illness, bereavement, OCD, addictions, eating disorders, panic attacks, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts.

Relevant qualifications:

Currently studying:

BA (Hons) Counselling Solutions

Completed:

DipHE Therapeutic Counselling (BACP accredited)

CertHE Interpersonal and Counselling Skills

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

Initial session:

£40

One session:
                                                                 

Offered at £50 for 50 minutes

Evenings and weekend sessions:

£60

Discounted rates available.

Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Current available slots: Wednesday (morning/afternoon/evening)

Types of client

Adults
Amarah Hussain. BACP Registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist

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