Naheed Chowdhery

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BSc (Hons) MBACP
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Nottingham NG1 & NG2
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About me

Hi, my name is Naheed and I am an Integrative therapist working in Nottingham online and in-person. If you are feeling dissatisfied with your life and within your relationships, feeling isolated due to past experiences or struggling with anxiety and depression and looking for support, I am committed to providing a safe, empathic and confidential space where you can explore your experience with respect and understanding.

I have an in-depth understanding of the experiences of a wide range of women particularly in the context of being a daughter, sister, mother, wife, friend or colleague and can offer fresh insight to familiar patterns. 

I am passionate about supporting women through the challenges associated with life's transitions. Whilst this is unique to every woman it shows up as feelings of anxiety and depression. You can also feel unworthy, lack self-belief, lose confidence in yourself-the result of many experiences which we can explore together. I work at your pace offering support and challenge where appropriate.I accept all your feelings and will support you to develop greater self-awareness to improve your relationship with yourself and others.

For the past 2 years my work has focussed on supporting women impacted by their experiences of early relational trauma, emotional neglect, sexual abuse and eating disorders . I have worked within an educational setting, providing therapy to young women working with their feelings of identity, low self-esteem and anxiety.

I work in a culturally sensitive way with clients from a variety of backgrounds often very different to my own. I recognise and respect this difference acknowledging we all have our unique path.
My priority is to create a genuine, warm and non-judgmental environment to build trust as I believe that your experience of acceptance within a therapeutic relationship with me will stimulate healing and growth for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have studied for 3 years and qualified with a BSc Hons in Counselling and Psychotherapy gained from The Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute (SPTI).

I am registered with the BACP and adhere to their ethical framework.

I have been working with women from a range of ethnicities, cultures and social backgrounds for over two years and am currently an associate psychotherapist with the Nottingham Counselling Service. I have also worked as a counsellor in a further education college and now work in private practice in Nottingham.

I undertake regular supervision with a BACP registered supervisor. I  like to keep abreast of new and developing research frequently updating my skills through continued professional development workshops.

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a free introductory 15-20 minute phone call where you can ask me anything you need to know to make the process of finding the right therapist for you easier.
Our first session is typically a 40-50 minute introductory session at £30 which is an opportunity for us both to see if we can connect and work together. This session is used to understand your needs and aims and how I can support you as well as  information about your history and reasons that bring you to therapy. Working together we can set out expectations and goals.
On going sessions are 50 minutes long

Fees can be paid by bank transfer within 24 hours of our session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can offer some flexibility about how often and when we meet to suit your needs.

Further information

I work from Nottingham Counselling Service in the city centre  and The Bay Therapy Centre located in Lady Bay Area.
 

Nottingham Counselling Service, Unit 5, Victoria Court, Kent Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 3LZ

The Bay Therapy Centre, 21 Trent Boulevard, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 5BB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples

Key details

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Additional languages

Punjabi
Urdu

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom
Google Meet

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Naheed Chowdhery
Naheed Chowdhery