Nazia Mahmood BSc, MA, MSc, DPsych
I am a therapist working part-time from home.
I have worked in an NHS GP Practice in Islington, and a charity organisation for trauma victims including migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Deptford.
Currently, I am the lead Counsellor in a secondary school in Highbury and Islington and I volunteer at my local organisation for ELMS Waltham Forest.
My approach to counselling is a very open one. It includes listening, reflecting, asking thought provoking questions and providing tentative interpretations. I can offer to work at a mid level to help you to improve your mood and give you a confidence boost. On a deeper level, I can aid you in discussing and unpacking significant life events to encourage you to understand the way you and others think, why certain behaviours get repeated and how to make positive life changes. This thereby can help you to engage with yourself and your life in a clearer and constructive way.
This is really a service for you to discuss whatever you wish, even if you are unsure about what you hope to achieve. Slowly, we can distinguish goals and work around these in order for the counselling experience to be both engaging and rewarding.
Training, qualifications & experience
Currently doing a doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
MSc in Counselling Psychology
MA in Counselling
BSc Psychology Degree
Mind in Harrow helpline training and assistant psychologist
I have experience with working with a broad range of individuals including those experiencing low mood, anxiety, depression, physical health concerns, grief and trauma.
I embrace all ages, genders, cultures, religions and backgrounds.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Issues with religion, culture, isolation and loss of identity.
£60 standard fee
£50 for those on a part time/low income
£40 for those on a very low income
I offer face to face, telephone and Skype sessions.