Mohammed Yassar Ali MA, MBACP

Mohammed Yassar Ali   MA, MBACP

Loft Suites
Northbridge House
Elm Street
BB10 1PD

01282 616825 / 07495 921678

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About me

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

Yassar works with clients experiencing a range of emotional and mental health difficulties. His integrative approach is very holistic, encompassing the psychological, emotional, behavioural, religious and spiritual elements of the human being.

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

Shorter Certified courses

  • Couples counselling training
  • Alcohol and Drug addiction training
  • Sexual addictions and how to support partners
  • 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

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


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Other areas of counselling I deal with



Individual session .. 1 hour…£50

Student Counsellor session… 1 hour… £35

Couples session… 1 hour…£60

Supervision session… 1.5 hours…£60.00

Maps & Directions

Burnley, BB10 1PD

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


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

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme