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BA (Hons), Reg. MBACP

About me

I provide 1-1 therapy through FaceTime, Skype and over the telephone to provide an accessible service for my clients. 

I am a holistic, humanistic counsellor/psychotherapist working within a person centred framework.

I can use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques to help a client become aware of their negative behaviour so that we can explore further in our sessions.

I offer working in a pure CBT approach if required.

At present I am training in Reality Theory which will enhance my current skills further to support my clients to make better choices for themselves in the here and now.

I offer short-term and long-term therapy.

I work with young adults (16-25), and older adults (25+).

I facilitate couple mediation to help couples decide whether they would like to engage in further couple counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been practising as a counsellor and psychotherapist since 2010. I have a vast range of experience working with adults and young people experiencing issues such as:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cultural/religious pressures
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence (DV)
  • Family issues/break-ups
  • Low self-esteem
  • Psychological/emotional problems
  • Relationship uncertainties
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Suicide/thoughts/behaviour.

If your particular issue is not listed above please do feel free to contact me to enquire further as my experience continues to expand with every client.

Training and qualifications:

2020. Training in Reality Theory.

2020. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Trauma Informed Practice.

2019. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Working with young people and exploitation (gangs, CSE, and County Lines).

2019. Merton Council. Suicide Explained Program.

2019.Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Child Protection Refresher.

2019. Anna Freud Centre. Adaptive mentalization-based Integrative Treatment. (AMBIT).

2017. The Awareness Centre. Clinical Development Training.

2015. BA (Hons) in Counselling.

2014. Anna Freud Centre. Adolescent Mentalization-based Integrative Treatment. (AMBIT).

2013. Wandsworth Training & Professional Development. Child-Protection awareness, recognition & referral.

2012. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Parental Substance Misuse & it's effect on parenting: hidden harm.

2012. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Female genital mutilation.

2012. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Deliberate Self-Harm by children or young people.

2012. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Introduction to Child-Protection: Think child, think parent, Think Family.

2011. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Early Identification of young people at Risk of Substance Misuse & Teenage Pregnancy.

2011. CPCAB. Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT).

2010. CPCAB. Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

2010. Merton Safeguarding Children Board. Deliberate Self-Harm by a child or young person.

2010. NCFE. Drug Awareness Studies and their Application.

2009. Roehampton University. Certificate of higher education.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session

Additional information

My fee is £50 per session.

Sessions are 60 minutes each.

We will discuss together how many sessions you would like/require in your assessment session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Wednesday 6pm

Fridays 7am to 12pm

Saturdays 7am to 12pm

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Punjabi

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Surjeet Kaur Bahra

Surjeet Kaur Bahra