Laura Hussain

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BA Hons PG Dip (Senior Acc) Registered MBACP Counsellor/EMDR
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Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6
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About me

I am offering face to face appointments & online.

I am a MBACP (Sen Accredited) person centered therapist offering individual counselling sessions with 17 years experience in mental health.

I offer Counselling, EMDR & Supervision.

If you need a calming environment to be able to speak in confidence about how you are feeling or what you may have experienced I can offer you the space you need to feel free to express yourself and work through your difficulties. Life circumstances can be emotionally draining. Whatever you're experience or how you want to work through your distress I can adapt based on your needs with my approach. We'll work together at your pace to explore your thoughts feelings and emotions and help you to move forward in a safe way that works for you. I aim to reduce suffering & distress & for you to have the space you need to be able to explore your feelings & emotion.

I believe we can reach our full potential but in order to do this we need to feel acceptance & not judged in order to feel safe and free to be yourself. I can facilitate your process whether your feeling depressed, anxious, bereaved, feeling lost or low confidence/self esteem I am here for you we will work through it together.

Whatever you're going through you don't have to do it on your own. It may be difficult for you to talk about what is going on for you. I will work at your pace we will identify triggers emotions & feelings together & work through your feelings for you to be able to gain insight about self concept & links to past present or future in order to move forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Sen Accredited MBACP Registered & Membership
  • Accredited National Counselling Society Membership


I accessed 6 years of training to become a counsellor I have a vast amount of experience.

EMDR trained

CFD-PCE trained counselling & supervisor.

BA Hons Degree in Counselling & Psychology in a Community setting 2004-2008

PG HE Dip in Person Centered Counselling & human relations 2008-2010

Counselling for depression course (person centered experiential approach) York St John's Uni 2018

I attend continual professional development on a yearly basis.

Introduction to Leadership & Management Level 3 ILM 2012

Training & education Level 3 2016


I have 18 years experience of working in adult mental health.

I have worked in the voluntary sector over the years Counselling. I currently work in the NHS.

Experience includes:

  • Childhood sexual abuse.
  • Chronic illness including cancer related issues.
  • Working with individuals who have enduring mental health issues a-z.

I worked on a Mental health helpline for several years.

Bereavement loss & grief we experience loss in many ways, loss of a loved one, loss of job, loss of relationship, loss of confidence/ sense of self, loss of home, divorce, separation....

I have experience of working in secondary care CMHT & primary care counselling people with wide ranging issues:

  • Anxiety & depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Bereavement
  • Abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual identity
  • HIV
  • Miscarriage
  • Adoption
  • Social isolation
  • Emotional regulation and many more.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic pain & living with pain/ illness
  • Arthritis
  • Work related stress
  • Working on self perception how you view yourself & how you feel others view you
  • Loss & adjustment
  • Retirement/ loss of job
  • Childhood sexual abuse
  • Cancer

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£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Hourly rates per Counselling session:

£ 70 individual session

EMDR Therapy 1.5 Hours £80

I can offer you a 15 minute telephone consultation please contact me to pre book & then we can arrange an assessment of your needs and book  face to face sessions. I can also provide online sessions via zoom.

When I work

I am available to offer one to one sessions Monday-Friday Times: 5.30pm-8pm & Sundays 12pm-6pm I can be flexible in my times please ask There is parking & disabled access.

Further information

I offer individual counselling sessions on an hourly basis. I work from home in a purpose built therapy room it is a relaxing & safe environment for you to be able explore your feelings & emotions.

I offer a person Centered experiential approach. Which means I am here for you to be able to speak freely about how you feel. I will follow your process & focus on your emotions based on what issues you wish to explore. I will work with you on your journey & offer you empathy whilst your leading the way we may stop together & explore further painful images, feelings & emotions. I will offer you process guided experience based upon your will to explore whatever is going on for you. The aim of this approach is for you to be able to have & experience the core conditions within our therapeutic relationship which are empathy, unconditional positive regard & congruence. For you to be able to reach your full potential.

Counselling can help you make sense of situations & make links so things become clearer for you in your life & circumstances. Counselling promotes & facilitates personal growth in order for you to move forward & to reach a place of acceptance within.

I first started working in Adult mental health 17 years ago. I have worked in different areas & with enduring mental health issues people suffer from in secondary care & primary care within the NHS & GP surgeries within the locality of Bradford. I have also experienced working in the voluntary sector counselling for many years. I love counselling & facilitating change for people to reach their full potential in life.

I abide by BACP ethical framework & The National Counselling Society code of ethics. I am registered with both professional bodies. Confidentiality is maintain & I attend regular supervision & maintain my continual professional development.

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. I can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.

Relationships can be difficult at times. Do you need the space to be able to talk through what you are experiencing? Are you distressed & notice your emotions are up & down? Sometimes communication can break down and you may be left feeling lonely, isolated and angry. Maybe you have lost your motivation and feel you’re in a dark place right now feeling empty & lost. I can help you to explore your emotions & make link’s so you can make sense of your issues & learn to let go. If you would like to work on responses & communication I can facilitate this process. Trust in the process & be true to yourself. I am open & honest & I will provide you feedback within the session. We can work in a way that suits you. Hopefully you will be able to be yourself again.

Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

My practice is on the lower ground to access it there are 2 steps to the front. However I have a larger gate you can access. I have had a large path wheelchair access with ramp over the threshold of the therapy room. Based in Bradford easy access to M606

Online platforms

Google Meet


In person

I am PCE-CFD supervisor trained & I have a PG DIP in counselling supervision. I currently have availability.

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Laura Hussain
Laura Hussain