Khurshid Ali

Khurshid Ali

Manchester Acupuncture & Holistic Centre
583 Barlow Moor Road
Greater Manchester
M21 8AE

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Greater Manchester
M1 2AP

07459 794 807

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About me

We all know that our emotions can get the best of us and affect everything we do in life. It can prevent us from moving forwards.

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

At some point in our lives, we all go through some anxiety, depression and sadly bereavement,

I can help you with all those emotions and anger, by helping you understand what the root cause is, and work with you to see a better future.

Are you feeling suicidal and alone? Again I can work with you to find out why you feel this way, and work with you to see a better future.

I offer a deep empathic listening ear with no judgements.

I’m a fully qualified and accredited counsellor and hypnotherapist based in Manchester. I also have a specialism in helping to understand and guide you through the darkness of losing your baby or child. I use a mixed 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 initial session is £20, 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 contract for 6 - 8 sessions initially and will then review.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have accreditation in child infant loss. I understand the complexities of this and how this differs from general bereavement. If you have suffered from losing a child, I am am to offer you a safe place to talk through all the differing emotions you are going through in safe place.

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


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with


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.


Initial Consultation £20

£40 per hour

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, M21 8AE
Manchester, M1 2AP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Urdu and Punjabi


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


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

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme