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Aziza Kapadia BA (hon) Reg MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist/ Supervisor

Manchester M21 & Newcastle-under-lyme ST5
07960591745 07960591745 Registered / Accredited
Manchester M21 & Newcastle-under-lyme ST5

About me

BACP Registered and Accredited Counsellor/ Psychotherapist with over 12 years experience. Bupa Approved Therapist. Qualified Supervisor. And a 30 year professional portfolio.

*COVID-19 and remote therapy; telephone and video call (Zoom/Skype) on offer. Ref Govt guidance, NHS, BACP. *

Therapy for individuals and couples

My approach is person-centred and non-directive. A safe and comfortable space for you to explore all feelings without being judged so you feel accepted, valued and understood.

A welcoming and inclusive practice, culturally sensitive and non-binary, LGBTQI+ affirmative.

Extensive experience supporting people from diverse backgrounds on a range of issues:

  • ageing related; elderly parent care, dementia, menopause
  • anxiety, depression and stress
  • bereavement, grief and loss
  • gender identity (inc dysphoria), race/culture, sexuality
  • relationship issues; communication, disappointment and blame
  • family issues; conflict, feuds and rifts and stuck-ness
  • workplace issues; change, grievance/disciplinary, redundancy

Specialist interest: identity, longing and belonging

  • managing change at home or at work
  • facing a crossroad, loss of direction, meaning in life
  • exploring gender (inc dysphoria), race/culture and sexuality

View supervision profile: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/supervisor_27867.html

Training, qualifications & experience


I have been awarded BACP Accreditation. This means I have invited and undergone additional assessment and clinical scrutiny (post qualification) and successfully demonstrated independent, competent and ethical practice, achieving BACP quality mark/ standard for the more experienced Therapist.

Professional qualifications

  • PG Dip Cert Clinical Supervision
  • BACP Accreditation Award
  • Advanced PG Dip Cert Couples Counselling
  • BACP Accredited Advanced PG Dip Person-Centred Counselling
  • ABC L4 Advanced PG Dip Theory & Practice of Counselling
  • BA (Hons) Degree Communication Studies and Women Studies

Couples counselling-specialism training

  • Advanced PG Dip Cert Couples Counselling

Gender identity-specialism training

  • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
  • Transphobic and Homophobic Hate Crime
  • Transgender Life, Challenges and Issues

Workplace issues-specialism training

  • Managing Bullying and Harassment
  • Managing Grievance and Disciplinary Issues
  • Managing Staff Sickness and Absence

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Photos & videos


Therapy for individuals and couples

  • Free 20 min tel chat (by appt)
  • Low cost initial consult: £40 up to 1 hour
  • Therapy: £45-£70 per hour
  • Concession £40 per hour (limited)

Same rates apply for telephone, video call, face to face. Fee payable 24hr-48hr in advance by bank transfer.

All major EAP and Health Insurance referrals accepted (variable rates).  I can help you check if you are eligible for free therapy through your employer or health insurance.

Concessions offered for

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

Further information

You can contact me using the message me tab to book a free 20min tel chat (by appt) to discuss need and to arrange a low cost initial consult (where appropriate).

Chorlton Clinic
Greater Manchester

Staffordshire Clinic

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages 30 year experience working with people from diverse cultures where English is a second language.


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


Telephone and video call (Skype/Zoom.) Mon to Fri 9am-6pm. Therapy for individuals and couples. Free 20min tel chat (by appt.) Low cost initial consult.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Person Centred Supervision on offer to newly qualified and experienced Therapists and to staff in the caring/ helping professions - with free no obligation initial meeting.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Aziza Kapadia BA (hon) Reg MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist/ Supervisor

Aziza Kapadia BA (hon) Reg MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist/ Supervisor