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About me

The pandemic has forced many of us into unprecedented situations that have been emotionally challenging and stressful. It is likely to have affected you in a number of ways, some of which you may be aware of and others could be unconscious manifestations.

This sensitive period of time has also encouraged us to reflect upon our lives and our satisfaction with them as well as examine what is important to us.

Understandably, this experience may have left you feeling lost, apprehensive, anxious, and vulnerable, all of which are completely normal.

I am a BACP Psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience. I believe in the efficacy of therapy and it can offer you a unique and life-changing opportunity.

I understand that making the decision to enter therapy can be a difficult one, and I offer a safe, confidential, and open space for you to explore your inner self, important areas of your life, and understand them in different ways.

Multilingual and fluent in the following languages; English, Arabic & Kurdish

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualification & courses

  • MSc in Health Psychology: Thames Valley University; 2007-2008
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Counselling Theory: Thames Valley University;
  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision: Lisa & Mass; 2019-2020
  • LC&CTA: Higher Professional Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Person-Centred Approach); 2012-2014
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic counselling and psychotherapy: Birkbeck University; 2010-2011

    2004-2007 Additional certificate &Training
  • Handling Our Own Anger and Frustration  
  • Is Fear Contagious?                                          
  • Working with Women affected by Domes Violence.
  • Borderline Personality Disorder and Counselling.
  • Expression and Release of Anger.                      
  • Working with Suicidal Clients.                                      
  • HAGAM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Training.
  • Personal and Professional Exploration of the              
  • Transition from Childhood to Adulthood              
  • How to get the most from Supervision?          
  • Boundaries: What is the point?                              
  • Transference and Counter Transference          
  • Eating Disorders.                                                      
  • Working Therapeutically with the Adolescents
  • Conscious and the unconscious
  • Working with Young People Who Hear Voices          
  • Working with Asylum Seekers        
  • Understanding and Working with Anger          
  • Smoking Cessation Advices                                                              
  • Immunotherapy in Cancer Patient,
  • Sarcoma Overview,
  • Control Drugs Policy,
  • Oncology Pathways,
  • HD Methotrexate,
  • Pain Management, and Accountability and the Law.

Member organisations


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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy


Additional information

Session fees

Remote counselling (Telephone/Zoom): £50

Face to face counselling; £60

Clinical supervision: £70

*50 minutes per session



Tuesday & Friday: 0900-2000

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 1800-2000


Saturday & Sunday: 0900-2000

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Languages offered

Arabic & Kurdish


Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Accredited in Counselling Supervision, please get in touch as this service is based on a case by case basis.

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Shaanak Salar Raeoef

Shaanak Salar Raeoef