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About me

Hi, I'm Zekiye, I am an empathetic and compassionate counsellor working with individual adults, youth and peer support groups from diverse backgrounds.

During our time together, you are the focus and you can bring whatever is concerning you to our sessions. I'll listen to you in a confidential space, working together to understand your situation more clearly to support you through life difficulties. I can also adapt to most online platforms to suit your needs.

Therapy is your opportunity to explore whatever is important to you.

My clients come from many cultural and ethnic backgrounds seeking a safe, secure and non-judgmental space to resolve challenging issues. The main issue or concern will be the focus during the session, but other issues can be explored too.

I have a special interest in diversity issues such as gender, identity, racism, culture and ethnicity, but I also work with many other issues including:

Depression, anxiety, trauma and PTSD, sexual- abuse, self-harm, bereavement, transition, challenging times, isolation, anger, mood disorder, personality disorder, ADHD in both adults and children, self-esteem, sleep issues/insomnia, relationship issues, employment and education, and spirituality.

Please email me or send me a text message to discuss your needs, and feel free to ask me any questions about my service. I am here to help you to overcome any challenges or distress that you are facing in your life or relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 10 years’ experience working with communities and adults of diverse backgrounds. I have worked in the field of mental health for many years for educational and wellbeing charities supporting adults and children to overcome their problems. I work with adults, teenagers and children aged from 9 years.

My expertise is an Intercultural approach embedding main therapeutic theories: person-centred, psychoanalyses, attachment styles and mindfulness which I will utilise depending on your presenting issue to support you.

I am fully insured, registered and have an updated DBS. I am also a registered member of the BACP and I adhere to their ethical framework.

In order to meet your needs I continue to gain knowledge and experience through regular Supervision and Continuous Personal Development. I regularly undertake training to stay updated regarding safeguarding, data protection, confidentiality and keeping up with the evolving environment.

Member organisations

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My expertise is Intercultural Counselling with rich experience in areas such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions / crisis
  • Identity and diversity
  • Low self-esteem
  • Identity
  • Work and study related stress
  • Sexual and domestic abuse
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Mood disorders personality disorders
  • Psychosis thinking

I am trilingual and offer therapy in English, German and Kurmanci.

Therapies offered

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

  • Counselling session: £50
  • Students: £40 (limited referral available)

Prior the first counselling session, we can have a brief phone call where you can express your reason for seeking therapeutic support and can get a better understanding how we can work together. I look forward to your call.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am offering online counselling due the pandemic.
Monday to Thursday - appointments up until 8pm on Monday & Tuesdays.
From Sept 2021, face to face appointments will be available (EC4A only)

Further information

Hallo, ich bin eine erfahrene und qualfizierte Psychotherapeutin.
Mein Fachbereich ist interkulturelle Gespraechtherapy fuer Erwachsene und Schulkinder ab dem 9ten Lebensjahr.

Ich biete Therapy an in Deutsch, Englisch und Kurdisch fuer weitere Informationen, bitte nehmen sie Kontakt auf: Handy 07899075933, email.
Zur Zeit biete ich nur Online Therapie an wegen der Corona Krise.
Aller Anfang ist schwer, aber nehmen Sie Kontankt auf, es kann sich aendern.

Barnet
London
N2

London
EC4A

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups

Additional languages

German and Kurdish (Kurmanci dialect)

Zekiye Kartal ~ MBACP Reg. Intercultural Counsellor

Zekiye Kartal ~ MBACP Reg. Intercultural Counsellor