Sabina Rostampour, MBACP (Accred): Counsellor & EMDR Therapist in Cambridge

Sabina Rostampour, MBACP (Accred): Counsellor & EMDR Therapist in Cambridge


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About me

I offer Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy as well as EMDR.


Counselling offers a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space for exploring and processing emotional difficulties and life’s challenges, past or present. Through a collaborative process we will be able to identify and strengthen your coping strategies, and gain new insights. I believe most of us can benefit from feeling empowered through getting in touch with our own inner resources, with a hope to adopt a more proactive approach towards maintaining a balanced way of being and functioning in our lives. Through gaining a deeper understanding of your thoughts, feelings and behaviours we will work on finding ways of coming to terms with what might be troubling you as well as expanding your choices in how you manage emotions, relationships and navigate your way safely through difficult or overwhelming times.

Through my experience of working as a counsellor in a GP practice, university student counselling service, a community counselling centre, and as university staff counsellor I have gained experience addressing a variety of issues including: work related stress, self-confidence issues, grief, depression, anxiety, self-harm, abuse, relationship issues, miscarriage, childhood sexual abuse, assault, emotional abuse, family issues, stress and trauma.

EMDR Therapy

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing) is an evidence based innovative clinical therapy that is used within the NHS and worldwide for the treatment of trauma, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress) as well as anxiety-related disorders.

EMDR is a time efficient modality that significantly reduces intrusive thoughts, anxiety, flashbacks, avoidant behaviour, and disturbing memories. EMDR effectively heals aftereffects of distressing experiences such as car accidents, assault, war trauma, domestic violence, sexual abuse, childhood neglect and other traumatic experiences. It is also used to treat panic disorders, phobias and performance anxiety.

Through facilitating activation of new adaptive networks in the brain EMDR noticeably alleviates emotional and physiological distress.

Course of treatment usually requires 6 to 12 sessions depending on presenting issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist at the Minster Centre in London, one of the most respected training centres in the UK.

I am also trained in EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), which is an evidence based therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety disorders as well as depression and relational trauma.

I currently work within a University Staff Counselling Service. My previous experience includes working as a Counsellor in a GP practice, university student counselling service as well as offering counselling within a Cambridge based community counselling organisation and a secondary school.

I am accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I abide by their code of ethics.

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Counselling sessions last 50 minutes and cost £60

EMDR sessions last 60 minutes and cost £90

Initial assessments last up to 60 minutes and cost £60

Maps & Directions

Cambridge, CB3

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client