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Iffat Shafiuddin -Experience: ASD (or ASC), ADHD (or VAST) and Child Bereavement

Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT2
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About me

I offer counselling to:

  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children and Young People who have been bereaved

(Particular expertise with women and adolescent girls with ADHD (or VAST))

For short or long-term therapy via Zoom and only Face to Face for Children who have been bereaved.

Training, qualifications & experience

I qualified in 1997 and am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), Registered Membership number: 117526.

My therapeutic work is client-centred with over 10 years of counselling experience with adults and children. I hold specialist experience and expertise within ASD (or Autism Spectrum Condition) and ADHD (or VAST- Variable Attention Stimulus Trait) particularly with women and adolescent girls who may have spent the majority of their lives 'masking', sometimes without realising.

I also have extensive experience of working with children and young people who have been bereaved (and can offer face to face sessions for bereaved children only).

Specialisms: Adolescents

  • ADHD/VAST especially girls and young women
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Bereavement
  • Identity
  • Anxiety
  • Psychological Trauma

Specialisms: Adults

  • ADHD/VAST especially with women
  • Psychological Trauma

Specialisms: Children

  • Bereavement

Member organisations


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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Adults with a recent diagnosis of ASD (ASC)/ADHD (VAST)
  • Online dating
  • Identity


£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per session via Zoom and Face to Face for Bereaved Children.

Please note each session lasts 50 minutes


Limited availability, please enquire.

Further information


Kingston Upon Thames

Type of session


Types of client

Young people

Key details

DBS checked

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Iffat Shafiuddin -Experience: ASD (or ASC), ADHD (or VAST) and Child Bereavement

Iffat Shafiuddin -Experience: ASD (or ASC), ADHD (or VAST) and Child Bereavement