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Nazia Mahmood BSc, MA, MSc, DPsych

London E10 & E17 07478 717321 07478 717321
London E10 & E17
07478 717321 07478 717321

About me

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.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Issues with religion, culture, isolation and loss of identity.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

£60 standard fee
£50 for those on a part time/low income
£40 for those on a very low income

Further information

I offer face to face, telephone and Skype sessions.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings, Friday afternoon, Sunday morning

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

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