Nabila Azam

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BA (Hons), PGCE, MA
Available for new clients
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Ilford, Greater London, IG6 2AH
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and Welcome,

I'm here to provide personalized therapy service dedicated to your personal growth and empowerment. Whether online or face-to-face in London. 

While we can't change the past, control the present or predict the future; therapy becomes a powerful tool empowering you to make positive choices, make sense and explore your experiences freely. Opting for therapy is an act of great courage—a commitment to self-care and self-discovery, paving the way for a brighter future.

I offer a warmth, open safe and professional environment without fear of judgment  for you freely share your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Using an integrative therapeutic style, we'll navigate your challenges at a pace comfortable for you, unravelling complexities and build self-awareness through reflection. In our collaborative alliance, you are an equal partner with the acknowledgement that you are the expertise in your own life.

Our journey involves developing a stronger sense of self, gaining fresh perspectives, and boosting confidence and self-trust. With my support, you can establish positive, lasting ways to feel content and fulfilled while effectively coping with your emotional  challenges.

I look forward to accompanying you on this path of self-discovery and growth.

Free Initial Consultation:

To explore how we can work together and address any questions you may have, I offer a complimentary 20-minute phone consultation. It's a chance for us to understand the best way forward for your unique journey. I work with adults, children and young people.

Training, qualifications & experience

With over two decades of committed work as an educator and therapist, I've had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse range of children, adolescents, and adults. My practice is integrative, anchored in a humanistic model, and I frequently integrate Art Psychotherapy. This distinctive modality taps into the potency of artmaking as a primary form of communication, establishing a secure and expressive space for self-awareness. Through this creative process, individuals can delve deeper into their emotions, thoughts, and experiences.

The Integrative Approach I employ ensures a customized and adaptable therapy experience that is specifically tailored to address your unique needs and concerns. Whether you're seeking short-term solutions or a more extended therapeutic journey, I am here to support you.

Beyond my private practice, my commitment to mental health extends to involvement with a psychosis charity and a women's support group, as well as working closely with senior adults. Currently, I serve as a School Project Manager for a national charity, providing crucial emotional support within educational settings. Additionally, my role as a foster carer adds another layer to my diverse experiences.

Additionally I have also served as the coordinator of the British Association of Art Therapists' (BAAT) ARC, an Art Therapy race and culture group. As well as worked as counselling tutor in adult education.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a deep understanding and interest in cultural diversity, particularly the impact of social identity, culture, language, and power dynamics on psychological well-being and personal growth. As both an educator and therapist, I am hugely committed to exploring how cultural values shape our mental health experiences within Western society.


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

113C High Street, Barkingside, Ilford, Greater London, IG6 2AH

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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