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Therapist for depression, trauma, anxiety, MBACP
Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 1st September 2022

About me

Free 15-minute phone consultation.

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*As well as counselling, I offer eye movement depersonalisation and reprocessing (EMDR). This is a tried-and-tested therapy for anyone who is experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or has experienced difficulties such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks. Please contact me to find out more.*

I provide a confidential, non-judgemental space for you to become more self-aware and develop in your own unique way. My work is primarily relational talking therapy and led by you, the client. I also believe that using specific interventions in a therapist-led way, when relevant, is helpful.

As you'll have your own unique reasons for therapy, I encourage you to have an initial assessment session to find out whether I'm the right therapist for you, and for me to find out more about your needs.

I work with people from all backgrounds. I am particularly experienced in working with anxiety, LGBT / sexuality issues, cultural issues for people from a south Asian or Muslim background, loss and bereavement.

I'm interested in:

- helping form or strengthen your own individual narrative and identity
- looking at how the unconscious and childhood is impacting on the present
- helping address the symptoms of anxiety (such as racing thoughts and panic attacks), as well as work away at the root causes (which can stem from past traumas and other events)
- helping improve self-esteem

At the heart of my approach Is a belief in your capacity to overcome difficulties. I also believe that, and as shown by evidence, the client-counsellor relationship itself is the most significant factor when it comes to lasting change and healing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a member of the Association for Online and Telephone Counselling (ACTO).

I have been practising since 2016. I hold:

  • an advanced diploma in humanistic integrative counselling
  • a foundation certificate in transactional analysis (TA)
  • an ACTO-accredited certificate in online and telephone counselling
  • BPS-approved certificates in trauma psychopathology and treatment, new approaches to working with traumatic loss and grief, and CBT for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • level 3 certificate in drug and alcohol counselling

My integrative background involves tailoring different theoretical approaches depending on your personal needs. 

I undergo ongoing supervision and professional training to ensure that I continue to practise to high standards.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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Fees

From £60.00 to £85.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I charge for all sessions, including the initial session (known as the 'assessment'). My standard fee is £60 for an assessment.

Following the assessment I charge:
- £60 per 50-minute counselling session.

- £85 for a 75-minute EMDR or trauma-focused CBT session (this work requires longer sessions)

When I work

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Crouch End, London, N8

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

There is step-free access via a lift to my practice at Exchange House. I can also offer remote counselling via video.

Online platforms

Zoom

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