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About me

Please email me for any enquiries 

Life sometimes has a way of overwhelming us, through a range of different ways, and you don't have to handle that on your own.

Through active listening, I offer a space where we can hold and explore that together.

I will help you go through your feelings, behaviour and struggles and hopefully this will give you a better understanding of yourself.

About me:

  • I come from an existential psychology background but have spent a lot of time practicing psychoanalytically (childhood trauma and relationships).
  • I believe that each client is an individual and has unique needs and perspectives.
  • I therefore use a combination of different modalities to tailor my therapy to your needs and support you
  • I work in a non-judgemental, caring and compassionate way and want this to be a space where you feel listened to.

What happens after you make contact?:

  • Before our initial session, I will send you a referral form to understand what you want to address (this can be an email from you telling me what you want to work on).
  • We book in one non-committal session where you can see whether you would like to go ahead with treatment.
  • Your time and schedule matters, so we can flexibly explore how you would like our sessions to proceed.
  • if this is via zoom, I will send you the link ahead of schedule and notify you of this.
  • I will send you the contract agreement for the following session and we can book our sessions together.
  • My sessions are usually on a weekly basis but this is flexible and we can explore alternative options during our first session.

Training, qualifications & experience

With over 12 years experience, I have expert knowledge in working with a multitude of concerns and shaping therapy to your needs.

I have worked with the NHS and with non-profit organisations so have knowledge of both private and public sector systems.

Qualifications:

I am BACP accredited as a Talking Therapist and also a Graduate member of the BPS.

I have studied at University of West London. I am with the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, joint with Middlesex University.

  • BSc undergraduate degree in Psychology (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Animal Psychology
  • DCPsych in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy (pending)

Research Experience:

I have conducted research on the 'other race effect', own race bias and have looked at Eye Witness Testimony.

I am currently researching the impact of the media on identity and social and cultural issues.

Professional experience:

As a Drug and Alcohol Practitioner, I currently support people with Addictions and the conflict that their use may be related to.  I also provide short term therapy with the NHS.

Some of the fields I have previously worked with include:

  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Anger Management
  • Domestic Violence
  • Relationship issues
  • Childhood trauma
  • Bereavement

Integrative Therapy offered

Combination of:

  • Psychoanalysis, Attachment based and relational focussed
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic and Person-centred
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also offer cultural and religious based counselling

Please email me for further information or any queries

Fees

£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 an hour (based on a 50 minute long session)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Working hours: 

Wednesday: 10am-8pm

Thursday-Friday: 6pm-8pm

Saturday: 1pm-7pm

If you are interested in sessions or would like further information, please email. 

Further information

Long term and short term therapy sessions available.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Individual membership

British Psychological Society Graduate Membership (BPS): MBPsS

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) registered: ZB052044

Insurance: Howden

London, Greater London, W1A

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Additional languages

Sylheti Bengali and Hindi