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BA(Hons) Rape, domestic abuse, sex & relationship specialist

About me

Is this familiar to you? I have too many thoughts and feelings and just cannot make sense of them or feel that life has no purpose? Or even? I'm struggling to cope, make life decisions, move on or feel stuck. Do you ever feel some of your problems are getting worse rather than better and slowing you down? Does it ever feel like no one understands what you’re truly feeling?

My experience and training spans nearly over a decade in therapy. My specialist areas include relationships, abuse, depression, trauma, anger, bereavement, anxiety, drugs & substance misuse, sex, self harm, suicidal thoughts. My coaching style, tips and techniques in the dating world is insightful for many in finding good healthy and loving relationships.
I uniquely offer therapy to both individual and groups who are survivor's of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault.


I hope you will find the information you are looking for here. If not please contact me on 01344 723151 and I will answer your questions.

I offer counselling sessions for individuals, couples and groups and am registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

In the right counselling relationship the benefits are endless.

Forever hopeful,

Shahajra ( Sam )

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP, MBACP, BA (Hons.) Degree and a Diploma in Person centred Counselling (Metanoia Institute),

AdvDip. CBT

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and as such, abide to the BACP Code of Ethics, which is a framework for good practice.

Prior to training as a counsellor, I also have had a successful career in the youth service spanning over a decade. Working with gangs, young offenders, sexual health and individuals and families experincing difficulties.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

BAATN

Black, African and Asian Therapy Network (BAATN)

Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Diversity including Ethnical, Cultural & Spiritual.
Parenting support groups.


Coaching in -

  • Dating and Relationships
    Getting over a break up and heartbreak

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Fees

Additional information

Sliding scale from £60- £120

When I work

Monday to Friday day and evenings appointments.

Egremont (in Newbold College), St. Marks Road, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 4AN

Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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