Oluwagbemisola (Shola) Alabi

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Counsellor BA MSc MBACP(Reg)
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Sidcup DA15 & Welling DA16
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This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

Hi there,

I'm Shola and I work online via Zoom or by telephone with individual adult clients in my private counselling practice. I offer both long and short term therapy.

I don't know what you are going through at the moment, but if you are facing difficulties and challenges in life and want a supportive and confidential environment in which to reflect on your experiences and perhaps make changes, I can offer that space.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and registered member of the BACP and my work makes use of a number of therapeutic approaches. I have also undertaken specialist training in Trauma Therapy and I am also a culturally sensitive Counsellor.

As well as being in private practice, I also work as a Counsellor for a Mental Health Charity which is part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) provision. I have also worked within organisations providing low cost counselling to the general public.

I also have a previous professional background in Human Resource Management, Coaching and Mediation. 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I can offer early morning 8am sessions on Thursdays and Saturdays

Further information

I offer sessions online and by telephone in the evening and at the weekend.

Sidcup, Bexley, DA15

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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I welcome clients living with a disability and I subscribe to the social model of disability and have an understanding of the disadvantages inherent in the way in which society is structured and the impact on people living with disability.

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Oluwagbemisola (Shola) Alabi
Oluwagbemisola (Shola) Alabi