Mohammed Yassar Ali

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Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 1PD
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About me

I qualified as a Counsellor in 2001 and have worked within the private, public and voluntary sectors. I trained as an integrative therapist in 2000 at St John's University in York and completed my Masters at the University of Manchester in Counselling Studies thereafter progressing on to the Professional Doctoral Program in Counselling Studies.

I work with clients experiencing a range of emotional and mental health difficulties. I adopt an integrative approach, which is very holistic, encompassing the psychological, emotional, behavioural, religious and spiritual elements of the human being.   I specialise in working with clients with depression, anxiety, addictions and trauma related issues.

A particular focus for my clinical research and practice work relates to the Muslim community in the UK.  As well as my numerous counselling qualifications, I am a trained family mediator, domestic abuse perpetrator program facilitator, parenting specialist and child protection consultant.

With this broad range of experience I hope to benefit my clients more extensively in their life struggles.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (Burnley College) 2000
  • Graduate Diploma at York St John College (University of Leeds) 2002
  • MA in Counselling Studies (University of Manchester) 2006
  • Part-completion Professional Doctorate in Counselling Studies (University of Manchester) 2012
  • Cruse Bereavement Counselling Training (2000) Cruse Lancashire
  • Certificate in Stress Management & Performance Coaching (Centre for Coaching, London) 2003
  • Certificate in Coaching (Centre for Coaching, London) 2003
  • Certificate in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies (Centre for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, London) 2004
  • Msc Module - Working with Children and Adolescents in Counselling (University of Salford) 2006
  • Certificate in Supervision Skills (BPS approved) Birmingham 2015

Certified courses

  • Relate Couples Counselling Training
  • Alcohol and Drug addiction training
  • Sexual Addictions Training
  • Trauma and PTSD training
  • Advanced CBT Skills Training
  • REBT training
  • Multi-Modal Therapy training
  • Relaxation Skills Training
  • Working with parents in troubled families
  • Exploring a Child's World Through Therapeutic Play and Creativity
  • Sexual addictions and working with partners

Related training

  • CIEH Train the Trainer Programme
  • RESPECT Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Program Trainer
  • Adolescent to Parent Violence prevention program trainer
  • Mental Health First Aid Trainer Youth, Schools, Lite
  • Community and Family Mediator
  • Coach - Life, Business and Executive Coaching
  • Youth Mentor
  • Parenting Programme Facilitator
  • CEOP Ambassador
  • NSPCC Accredited Child Protection Trainer

Member organisations

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
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Other areas of counselling I deal with



£50.00 per session

Additional information

Individual session .. 1 hour…£50

Student Counsellor session… 1 hour… £35

Couples session… 1 hour…£60

Supervision session… 1.5 hours…£60.00

When I work

Appointments are available at various times during the week, including evenings.

Loft Suites, Northbridge House, Elm Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 1PD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages

Urdu & Punjabi