Swar Muhammed Dip.Couns, BSc, MBACP

Swar Muhammed Dip.Couns, BSc, MBACP

6 Lower Grosvenor Place
London
SW1W

76A Battersea Rise
London
SW11 1EH

07533204269

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About me

There are parts of us that have been hidden or gone into hiding for a really long time. Words at times can't even get close to describe what happened. Being in therapy with a counsellor who can see-in, completely accept and sit-with the deepest and most hurt parts of you can help you meet yourself again and heal your wounds.

If you are feeling sad, anxious or angry you may wonder 'What is wrong with me?', 'Am I bad?' or 'Am I depressed?'.

I am a warm and experienced BACP registered Counsellor. I run a private practice to offer counselling and psychotherapy in central London and SW London. I specialise in anxiety, depression, bereavement and diversity. This includes issues of acceptance, substance misuse, relationships and isolation for Gay men and the LGBTQ community. I am 'Gay Muslim' aligned.

I provide a safe and confidential space where we can explore, recognise and understand more deeply any difficult feelings that you may have, help you grow your self awareness, and support you to consider and make any changes you may decide to make.

Counselling can help with many different issues. You may benefit from counselling if you feel blocked and want a better understanding of who you are or the experiences you have had. You may have reached a point where you are struggling with a life event or having issues with certain relationships.

I specialise in:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Diversity issues
  • Bereavement/Loss

Other issues:

  • Relationship issues
  • PTSD
  • Childhood issues
  • Trauma
  • Family issues
  • Phobias

I see clients by appointment only.

Call me on 07533204269 to arrange an initial session.

I work with:

People over 18 years old.

How I work

My practice is underpinned by the integrative framework of Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy, which brings together a variety of theories making it possible for me to adapt my style and thinking to what will help the client.

Through my previous training and ongoing professional development I have evolved an adaptive relational style of work that is sensitive to culture and that takes into account my clients needs and personal beliefs, yet containing and therapeutic in nature.

I work in English and in Arabic depending on your preference.

I appreciate the challenge starting therapy can present. Our first session will be for us to meet  toso and you can see where your sessions will be and to tell me something about yourself.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I have a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counselling where I was trained in this integrative framework for psychotherapy and counselling. This enables me to make use of a variety of different theories; this enables me to work with a broad range of issues. I was particularly drawn to Transactional Analysis (TA) because of its integration and application of different theories. I'm currently completing a Master’s Degree in TA Psychotherapy at the Metanoia Institute in London.

    As well as working in private practice, I have acquired extensive experience in the areas of bereavement, Depression and Anxiety and Diversity issues within several counselling services.

  • I attend regularly clinical supervision with an experienced and qualified supervisor. This is to help me ensure the high standards of the therapy I offer. This is also in line with the BACP, which provides exacting standards to ensure the high quality of therapy provided.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am a 'Muslim  therapist'. I run my practice from three different locations making it easily accessible for people in central London, south London, north London, east London and west London.

My practice can be found in Victoria which is accessible from SW1, Sw4, SW5, SW6 Fulham, Acton town, At James's Park and the city of London.

My practice can also be found in Clapham Junction which is accessible from SW11, SW12, SW13, SW15, SW18, KT1, KT2, Kingston, Putney  , Balham, Clapham, Clapham common,Wimbledon , Norbiton, New Molden, Earles Field and further east from Brixton, Streatham and Stockwell.

My practice can be found in Holborn, which is accessible from the city, EC1, Clerkenwell, King's Cross, Central London, SE1

Photos & videos

  • BACP registration certificate
  • Consulting room

Fees

Idividual therapy:

£50-£70 per session. Based on a sliding scale.

Couples therapy:

£60 per session.

All sessions, and consultations are 50 minutes long.

Concessions are available for people on low incomes.

Further information

Please note that due to the location of my office spaces, I am currently unable to cater for wheelchair users.

Memberships & affiliations:

MBACP (Registered Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)
IARTA (International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis)
UKCP Trainee Therapist (UK Council for Psychotherapy)
Metanoia Institute

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BAATN

NHS:  The Community Rehabilitation Team, St Anne's Hospital.

St Joseph's Hospice.

Maps & Directions

London, SW1W
London, SW11 1EH

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Arabic

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Mon-Wed/9:00 AM - 8:00 PM at Clapham Junction and Balham.

Thursdays/9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Victoria

Fridays/9:00 AM - 8:00 PM at Clapham Junction

Types of client

Adults
Couples