About me

I am qualified in Person centred Experiential Counselling for Depression (PCE-CfD), which is a NICE recommended treatment plan for mild to moderate depression. My BACP accreditation means that I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Counselling profession.

As an experienced NHS High Intensity Therapist, I offer warm, rational, confidential, non-judgmental therapy.

My main strength lies in my interpersonal skills, empathy and the ability to establish a meaningful rapport with my clients.

I am a specialist on a wide range of issues, am mindful of my clients' current needs and experiences.

As a qualified Integrative Counsellor, I have an interest in working with diversity and different cultural issues.

I am experienced working with depression, anxiety, bereavement, emotional abuse, domestic violence, relationship difficulties, Drug and Alcohol and Culturally Sensitive counselling.

What I can help with:

Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, OCD, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Spirituality, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy:
Emotion focused therapy, Family therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational, Brief Therapy, Counselling for Depression and anxiety

Clients I work with:
Adults, Couples, Families, Older adults, Young people

Training, qualifications & experience

NHS Specialist Counsellor (SLAM)
(Present)
As a High Intensity Therapist (Step 3), I provide counselling for people who have mild-to-moderate depression and anxiety.

Clinical Counsellor - Tower Hamlets Mind
(Until March 2019)

Domestic Violence Counsellor - Faith Regen Ftd.
(Until March 2019)

Clinical Counsellor (Asian Services Team) - Compass Wellbeing
(Until September 2018)

Bereavement Counsellor - Child Bereavement UK
(Until March 2017)

Bereavement Counsellor - St. Christopher's
(Until Dec 2015)

Drug & Alcohol Counsellor - The Forward Trust
(Until June 2015)

Bereavement Counsellor - Lewisham Bereavement Counselling
(Until June 2015)

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.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I charge £50 per session

Further information

Practice description
I offer flexible session times suitable to my clients.

The sessions can be face to face , telephone or video calls.

Orpington
Kent
BR6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Couples

Additional languages

Bengali,Hindi, Urdu

Tahmina Sharif

Tahmina Sharif