Hello, welcome to my profile. My name is Mobeen Akhtar, I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). If you are experiencing distress or troubles that you feel you cannot share with anyone, counselling is the right place for you. Counselling is described in different ways and in many words. What we find is that counselling is an individual experience.
It can be difficult to talk about your experiences and feelings when you cannot find ways to express yourself. There are many events that can cause distress which can be expressed in different ways such as: Anxiety; Depression ; Struggling in concentration; Change in behaviour; Irritation; Relationship issues; Low self esteem; Anger; Sadness.
You may find that in counselling we work with your thoughts and feelings to find a deeper meaning for your struggles and how you cope. Looking at past experiences from childhood and the relationships we have had with other people around us, including ourselves. It can be an uncomfortable experience to learn new things about yourself but I am here to support.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Graduate Counselling Certificate
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
- Wednesday from 2:00pm-6:00pm