Miriam Ismail

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Counselling - Registered Member MBACP, MNCS (Accred)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you struggling with issues such as anxiety, depression, or trauma? Feeling overwhelmed and in need of someone to talk to? You're not alone. My counselling services are here to provide support. I offer a range of sessions, tailored to your needs, including face-to-face, online, phone, and home visits.
 
Taking the first step can be difficult, but please contact me to arrange a free 30 minute phone call. During this call, we can discuss your needs and determine how I can support you.
 
I specialise in supporting people with anxiety, trauma, depression, low self-confidence, anger management, health-related concerns, bereavement and more. Whatever challenges you're facing, I'm here to help. Don't let these issues hold you back any longer. Contact me today to start your journey towards healing and growth.

How can I help?

I am a Trauma-Informed Person Centred Counsellor with training in Humanistic techniques and I will customise each session to suit your individual needs. My aim is to support you as we work through your issues together, helping you reconnect with your inner values and grow your sense of self-worth and resilience.
 
With over 20 years of experience in management, I have a wealth of experience in supporting people with work related issues, and I am a passionate advocate for health and well-being in the workplace.
 
I offer online, telephone, and face to face counselling sessions, and my availability is Monday to Friday during the day. Additionally, I offer home visits within a 2 mile radius.

My practice is based in a quiet area of Oadby - free parking is available.

I am a member of the BACP and NCPS and am on a register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

What to expect from the first session

I offer a free 30 minute phone call, where we will discuss your circumstances and how we can work together. You will have the opportunity to ask questions before deciding whether to work with me. For more details about my sessions and services, please visit my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Continuous Professional Development:

I undertake continuous professional develop to enhance my practice and as required by both the BACP and the NCS. The list below details some of the CPD attained (this is not an exhaustive list).

  • Level 4 Diploma in Psychotherapy & Counselling
  • Level 3 Diploma in Bereavement Counselling
  • Complex Trauma Certification Training Level 1 & 2
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Adults
  • Solution Focussed Brief Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Anger & Aggression Management Practitioner Diploma
  • CBT Diploma
  • Cancer and the Older Person
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse 
  • Data Protection
  • Domestic Violence
  • IARTT Rewind Trauma Therapy
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Psychological First Aid-Supporting Children & Young People
  • Self Harm
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice

I am a volunteer Counsellor at Quetzal, supporting women recovering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse, providing emotional and therapeutic support. 

I have volunteered as a Counsellor at New Dawn New Day, providing therapeutic support to vulnerable women affected by trauma. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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.

NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Historical childhood sexual abuse.

Fees

£35.00 - £55.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Counselling: £45 for 50 minute session. 

£35 for Trainee Counsellors, students, unemployed and those on low incomes.

Rewind Trauma Therapy: £55 per session and are booked in blocks of 2 sessions. Additional sessions are £45 if required for multiple traumas. Sessions are 1 hour in duration but can go over. Visit my website for more details.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Sessions from 9am to 3pm. 

Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Whatsapp
FaceTime

Social

Miriam Ismail
Miriam Ismail