Khurshid Ali

Khurshid Ali

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 2AP

07459 794 807

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Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 2AP

07459 794 807

About me

Are you looking for someone who knows about the difficulty it takes to see the light at the end of the tunnel? Life is hard, and you will be wondering what type of counsellor you want. Are you looking for a counsellor who understands the complexities of life and all the problems that are associated with them such as gender, social class, sex, culture, religion, stigmas etc

Are you also looking for someone who is empathetic and understanding?

I’m a fully qualified and accredited counsellor and hypnotherapist based in Manchester. I use the integrative approach and adapt using other approaches depending on the situation.

With a caring gentle manner and professional insight, I offer a safe place for you talk, to be yourself and to be really heard. My mission is to help you break free from negative thoughts so you can discover your emotional strength and embrace a new way of thinking.

When you contact me, the first session is free, in order to find out more about what you need and and allow you to ask me any questions and then we will arrange sessions if it is what you need.

I am currently offering 3 sessions for £60 for the month of February, as I believe help should be made available to anyone, at a reasonable cost.

I contract for 6 - 8 sessions initially and will then review.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - AD Dip PC. I am an accredited registrant with the National Counselling Society. My membership number is NCS15 - 02217

I have a Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills - Dip HYP CS. I am registered with The National Hypnotherapy Society. My membership No is HYP14-01908.

I’ve over 12 years’ experience in various roles helping people through a wide range of issues, that had made broadened my understanding extensively, and I do not discriminate on any grounds.

I volunteer at Cruse Bereavement Care, and have provided long-term listening support for The Samaritans. I work for a charity helping people with Immigration law, supporting people from different backgrounds through the immigration process. Having witnessed the distress this process can cause, I understand life can be difficult whoever you are, and am able to offer you help.

i promise to walk alongside you, not mislead you.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

NCS

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Hypnotherapy.

Hypnotherapy can be effective with a variety of different issues. If you want to make positive changes in your life it can be an excellent motivator. There may be things from your past that you would like to explore or there may be things in the present that you want to try and change.

I can help with self confidence, self esteem, relaxation, public speaking, changing habits /modifying behaviours, emotional issues, anxiety and job interviews.

Fees

First session free.

£25 per hour.

Offer of £60 for 3 sessions for the month of February.

Reduced rates students and pensioners, unwaged

Further information

I am a firm believer that asking for help is a sign of strength and not of weakness.

I also believe that living in a multi cultural society has its own set of issues ranging from forming your own identity, fitting in with what is expected of you and merging your personal life with your social and work one. There are also other issues that emerge, and I am able to understand and empathise with these.

Maps & Directions

Manchester, M1 2AP

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Urdu and Punjabi

Availability

I aim to get back to you within 4 hours of you contacting me. My working days are Saturday mornings until 2.00om

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples