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

Newcastle-under-lyme ST5 & Hale WA15
07960591745 07960591745 Registered / Accredited

About me

BACP Registered and Accredited Counsellor/ Psychotherapist with 13 years clinical experience in the charity sector, private sector and private practice. And a 30-year professional portfolio. Bupa Approved Therapist. Qualified Supervisor.

*Remote therapy currently on offer; structured tel call or video call (Zoom/ Skype.) Ref COVID-19 and Govt, NHS, BACP guidance and regulation.*

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:

  • COVID-19 related impact and worries
  • ageing related; dementia, menopause, mid life crisis
  • anxiety, depression and stress
  • bereavement, grief and loss
  • gender identity (incl dysphoria), race/culture, sexuality
  • relationship issues; affairs, communication, disappointment and blame
  • family issues; conflict, feuds and rifts, stuck-ness
  • workplace issues; changes, grievances, redundancy, retirement

Specialist interest: relationships, identity, longing and belonging.

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

  • Level 7 Advanced PG Dip Cert Clinical Supervision
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy PG Dip Cert-Mindfulness based behavioural model of Psychotherapy
  • BACP Accreditation Award
  • Advanced PG Dip Cert Intensive Person Centred Couples Counselling
  • BACP Accredited PG Dip Person Centred Counselling
  • ABC Level 4 PG Dip in the Theory & Practice of Counselling
  • BA (Hons) Degree Communication Studies and Women Studies

Relationship counselling specialism - training includes:

  • Advanced PG Dip Cert Intensive Person Centred Couples Counselling

Gender identity specialism - training includes:

  • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
  • Transgender Life, Challenges and Issues

Workplace issues specialism - training includes:

  • Managing Bullying and Harassment
  • Managing Grievance and Disciplinary Issues

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
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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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 spaces)

Same rate tel call, video call, face to face. Fee payable 24hr in advance by bank transfer.

All major Health Insurance referrals accepted (variable rates). We can check if you are eligible for free therapy through your policy and if an excess applies.

Concessions offered for

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

Further information

You can contact me using the online form here to book a free 20min tel chat and low cost initial consult (where appropriate).

Staffordshire Clinic

Cheshire Clinic

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Experienced working with people where English is a second language.


Tel call or 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, Trainee Counsellors and Staff in the caring/ helping professions.

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