Nargis Sharif MBACP

Nargis Sharif  MBACP


0115 9706497 / 07854 717142

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0115 9706497 / 07854 717142

About me

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About me

Making a choice to see a counsellor isn’t easy, knowing the type of counsellor you want to see or simply selecting someone by looking at their picture can be a very difficult process.

I just want you to know a little about me, I am a Person-Centred therapist but do integrate therapies to work with the need of my client. I have over 7 years of experience in counselling I provide a counselling service for adults with a wide range of emotional, relational and psychological difficulties. I provide a safe non-judgmental environment for clients to engage in therapy and feel the freedom to explore.

I have worked at a variety of organisations offering counselling on a 1-1 basis. I have worked with a range of clients dealing with a wide range of issues, some of which are:

  • Depression
  • Postnatal Depression (PND)
  • Postpartum psychosis
  • Anxiety
  • Loss and Grief
  • Identity issues
  • PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Domestic Abuse, Arranged Marriage
  • OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • Addictions
  • Low self esteem
  • Cultural issues
  • I have also worked with diagnosed mental health issues

It's not uncommon for some clients to come to counselling for one issue, only to realise how much it helps them - fuelling a desire to work at a much deeper level with more complex issues. Many clients who attend counselling gain a great deal of confidence, which enables them to grow and develop skills to deal with day to day issues.

Are you suffering from depression?

Feeling unhappy, feeling hopeless, loss of interest in the thing, tearful lack of sleep constantly loss of appetite or sex drive, and various aches and pains.

Are you suffering from Anxiety?

Worry, fear, restlessness a sense of dread feeling constantly "on edge" difficulty concentrating irritability in some cases having a panic attacks

Are you struggling with anger management?

Aggressive, express anger through unhelpful or destructive behaviour, your anger is having a negative impact on your overall mental and physical health

Are you grieving?

Loss of a close person through death, break-up or no longer have a relationship with, loss of animal or anything of a sentimental value. Finding it difficult to move on after suffering loss

Are there struggles in your daily life?

Can’t seem to do things in your daily life, nothing is going the way you want it or feeling lost or disconnected with your life.

What is counselling?

Counselling Is a form of psychological therapy that offers people a chance to change how they feel and to live better life? Counselling is also helpful for people who are feeling lost, have suffered loss or might want to go on a personal journey to explore their life.

Do I need counselling?

You may need counselling if you feel you that you want to self-explore find some answers to life, have a closure, overcome a loss, lack confidence or self-esteem, or find that you are facing difficulties in your day to day life.

How does counselling help?

Regular counselling will enable you to find some answers for yourself, come to terms with any difficulties, have a closure from certain problems and hopefully make some positive changes to your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Person-Centred Counsellor my qualifications include;

BA (Hons) In Humanistic Counselling Practice - The University of Nottingham.

Graduated with a Teaching DTTLS from the Nottingham Trent University

I am also writing a book based on Anxiety and postpartum psychosis

CPD Continuous professional development, I continue to attend regular workshops and trainings to build on areas of professionalism

I have full public liability insurance and attend clinical supervision

As a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) I work within the BACP "Ethical Framework" and within their "Guidelines for Good Practice".


I have 7 years counselling experience working at organisations and private practice

Currently I am working at the Nottingham Women’s Centre

NSPCC worked as a facilitator delivering workshops in and around Nottingham

CCA community organisation worked as a 1-1 counsellor

Place2Be I have worked with children in school settings

I have experience in working with young children as young as 5+ in school settings. I have skills to work with young children and understand that working with children is different to working with adults. I have worked with children dealing with loss and grief children under the care of social services, bullying, identity issues, attachment issues and low self-esteem/confidence etc

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have training in:

Suicide Awareness
Domestic Abuse


Sessions last 50 mins:

30 minute Initial assessment
£40 Face to Face counselling
students if they are on a counselling course

I can offer short or long term counselling day or evening appointments are available my contact numbers are:

Mobile:            07854717142
Landline:         0115 9706497

I offer Long and short term therapy

Further information


Finding me

I live on a residential street with free, unlimited on street parking. I have safe bike storage.

If you’re arriving by bus from town you could catch the 78 or 79 which would stop on Nuthall road which is a 5-10 min walking distance from me

If you’re coming on the tram you could stop at the Basford crossing and I am probably a 10-15 minute walking distance

If you’re arriving by car I am situated at the junction 26 off the A610 if you take the second exit and continue straight onto Nuthall road, I am at a short distance from there.

Maps & Directions

Nottingham, NG6

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Urdu


Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm. Saturday call to arrange a suitable time

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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