Shofna Begum

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Integrative counsellor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 9JT
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Shofna and I am an integrative, therapeutic counsellor. My aim is to guide and assist those with any issues that are troubling them; regardless of how big or small. As I believe, having a safe and warm environment to open up about your feelings can have significant benefits and impacts.  As an integrative counsellor, I embed different theories within our sessions. I work with a range of issues and can help with:

  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Coping skills
  • Depression
  • Family issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Phobias
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Social anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • Tinnitus and other physical issues
  • Bereavement

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Level 4 Accredited Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. 

I also hold Level 2 and 3 Accredited Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Counselling Skills.

I have a good history of studying counselling and have taken the time to include myself in different psychotherapy CPD sessions, including:

  • Phobia Cure Techniques
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Meridian Therapy

As well as this, I regularly cover 10 hours of CPD learning every week to enhance my knowledge to provide an expertise level of counselling. 

As well as this, I am qualified in several different theories, including:

  • Transactional Analysis
  • Gestalt
  • Person - Centred 

I am consistently aiming to improve my skills and I hold an up-to-date enhanced DBS form. 

Furthermore, I receive regular personal counselling and supervision. This ensures I am up to date with my theories and always maintain a clear and concise mind to make sure I deliver a safe and effective service. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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£40.00 - £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Each session will last a total of 50 minutes

Each session will be a total of £50. Please contact me for further discussion on concessions.

I offer a free 10 minute telephone session, to discuss the counselling process. 

If you decide you would prefer counselling sessions through a remote platform, the price for a 50 minute session will be £40. The service will be the same regardless of whether you decide to take it in person or online. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My Phone consultation hours are between 10:30am and 8:30pm 

If you cannot reach me, please leave a message and I will get back to you within 24 hours. 

Renaissance Therapy Centre, 10A Station Road, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 9JT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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