Shabina Ishaq

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BA (Hons) MA Psychotherapist and Supervisor Accredited EMDR
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Sheffield S9 & Rotherham S60
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About me

I am a Psychotherapist and Supervisor registered and accredited with the BACP. I have over 13 years experience of counselling and clients presenting with a range of issues from stress, bereavement and loss, anxiety and depression to complex psychosocial issues such as PTSD.

My experience has been gained from a number of workplace settings, from a Hospice, in the community, in the voluntary sector and private practice. Also as a Youth  Counsellor. From my role as Clinical Lead of an abuse and trauma service, I have a caseload of service users with complex needs and supervise/mentor trainee therapists on placement. I am experienced in case evaluations, risk management and safeguarding.

I currently work as a Specialist Mental Health and learning Support Mentor at Universities. Alongside operating a small but professional private practice and take self-referrals as well as referrals from health professionals, EAP providers, occupational health and support charities. I offer therapy to Children age 4 to 16, adults in individual therapy and to couples.I am an EMDR practitioner.

I also offer clinical supervision currently to counsellors at a Children's Hospice, Local Housing Association,  and Trauma services in the voluntary sector. I also offer personal therapy to other therapists and student counsellors. I am a registered and accredited member of the BACP and offer both short term and long term therapy.

I have a Master's degree in Counselling and Trauma from the University of Nottingham. I specialise in abuse and all types of trauma. My skills, expertise and knowledge focus on the promotion of health and wellbeing of my client whilst my compassion, vision and relentless enthusiasm focuses on their emotional and spiritual journey through the counselling process providing a truly holistic experience.

My approach to counselling is all about empowering people to make better life choices. I work with empathy & respect to improve self-awareness & self-responsibility. I offer long and short-term therapy

Most of us at some point in our lives will experience problems and difficulties that leave us feeling emotionally drained and in despair. At such times we may feel unable to cope and may need some extra support. This is very common, completely 'natural and human' and there is no shame in asking for help. In today's highly charged and stressful society, more and more of us are under pressure. People from all walks of life are seeking help in counselling and psychotherapy.

Life's journey can be difficult at times and we can experience many challenges along the way. As an experienced counsellor, I offer a safe and confidential space where we can work together to explore whatever is happening for you and find the best way forward. I am an integrative Psychotherapist, and work in a way that I tailor my approach to the individuals.

Training, qualifications & experience

EMDR 4 part training completed with EMDR Academy

Humanistic Counselling Practice degree BA Hons - From The University of Nottingham

Master's degree in Counselling and Trauma  University of Nottingham

Supervision Certificate from Macclesfield Counselling and Training Center

Advance Supervision Certificate Working with Groups from Macclesfield Counselling and

Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People

Eating Disorders Diploma

Couples Counselling Certificate From Temenos Sheffield

MBACP Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and psychotherapists


Chronic Suicidality and Self –Destructive Behavior with Janina fisher PHD

Anger Management in Counselling and Psychotherapy

SAFE CIC: Training for Leading on Child Safeguarding course

SAFE CIC: Training for Leading on Adult Safeguarding course

The Web of Shame in the Therapeutic Space with Christiane Sanderson

First Aid certificate

Working with Loss, Bereavement and Complex Grief

Why every professional needs to be equipped to safeguarding against harmful practice training with Amnesty Human Rights action Center

Drugs and Alcohol awareness certificate

Living and Working with Dissociation with PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors

Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery: Healing the Brain with PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors

Safeguarding training with Sue Lewis

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£50.00 - £60.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

Counselling session individual

£50  to £60

EMDR £80 

Couples £75

Clinical supervision

£50 for 1 hour

£75 to £90 for 1 hour 30 minutes

Student rate until qualified

£50 for 1 hour 30 minutes

When I work

During the Day evening and Saturdays if required.

Further information

I practice from two locations in Rotherham S60 and Sheffield S9.

684 Attercliffe Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3RP

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 3PR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Additional languages

Urdu and Punjabi


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I am a Psychotherapist and Supervisor registered and accredited with the BACP.

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Shabina Ishaq
Shabina Ishaq