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About me

Hello, my name is Younes Hussein. I am integrative Counsellor and registered member of the BACP, and abide by their code of ethics. My counselling approach is essentially person-centered, psychodynamic and transpersonal focusing on the uniqueness, potentiality and self-empowerment of the individual.

I also draw on my knowledge and understanding of psychodynamic (transference) Gestalt, Transactional Analysis (TA) and Cognitive approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.

Principally my approach is holistic and emphasis the importance for each individual of finding his or her own meaning, values and inspiration in life. I do not discriminate on the basis of race colour physical disability, gender, or sexual orientation.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am experienced in helping people with a wide range of problems such as anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, loss, depression, child abuse, emotion difficult, gender issues, sexual problems, and domestic abuse.

Both my academic studies and my training' I have worked with young people aged 11 to 18 years of age and above. Having worked as a child and adolescent counsellor in Secondary School has contributed towards considerable positive changes in my own self-awareness, confidence maturity and increasingly, I have found I have been able to make positive changes in the lives of young people, and it was rewarding to see my efforts being a part of the team support for the trauma healing process for these youngster. I have also learned to deal with trauma cases, risk/competence assessment and considerably complex ethical dilemmas while maintaining professional boundaries.

I have also worked people who cannot speak English, Refugees and asylum seekers, Islamic community’ which has broadened my experience of their problems and given me further insight how they might best be assisted.

  • MBACP registered
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

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

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes long

When I work

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Afternoon
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Further information

Availability

Monday to Sunday .

162 Acre Lane, London, SW2 5UL

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Somali

English

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom
Skype