Sobia Janjua

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Available for new clients
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Birmingham B15 & Brighton BN1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello I’m Sobia. As an experienced accredited BACP Psychotherapist, I provide a safe, contained, compassionate and person centred therapeutic environment for you to share and explore your challenging life experiences, painful emotions and worries. As a result of therapy many people are able to increase their self awareness, make helpful changes and are able to grow and prioritise their wellbeing.

I have over 20 years experience of working in NHS mental health services. As a private Integrative Psychotherapist, I work with a range of emotional and psychological difficulties that people may experience. I have a passion for helping people understand their problems, improve their self awareness, build their emotional resilience, rediscover and connect with their inner resources.

Some common experiences and difficulties I work with are; Anxiety Disorders (including phobias, OCD, social anxiety, health anxiety and excessive worrying and overthinking) Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self-esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am experienced in working with people who struggle with anxieties such as social anxiety, health anxiety, phobias, OCD, excessive worrying and overthinking. I also provide therapy for treating low mood and depression for those experiencing interpersonal/relational difficulties. Providing trauma therapies such as EMDR and trauma focused CBT is another major area of my practice.

I hold a B.Phil degree in Counselling (Psychodynamic) and I am trained in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Brief Solution Focused Therapy.  As I am trained in several models of therapies, I work integratively.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£75.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Feel free to contact me for an initial discussion.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I have availability on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon and evenings. 

Further information

I provide both long term and time limited therapy.  I offer flexible access to therapy sessions by telephone and online (zoom video sessions).

Please note that face to face therapy sessions are currently on hold until further notice as per government guidelines.

I work with adults aged over 18.

Birmingham, West Midlands, B15

Brighton, East Sussex, BN1

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams



Supervision sessions available online with experienced integrative psychotherapist with over 17 experience. Fee - £55 per hour, £75 - 1.5 hours.

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