Zekiye Kartal

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MBACP Reg. Intercultural Counsellor
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

London N2 & E1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

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

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

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.

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Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

  • limited concession are offered for Students and low income 
  • please contact me for more details about my fees

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.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am offering online counselling and in person. 
Monday to Thursday from 8 am - 8pm 
Every Tuesday's my therapy room is placed in central London, just 5-10 min walk near Old Street 

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

147 Commercial Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6BJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Additional languages


German and Kurdish (Kurmanci dialect)

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Zekiye Kartal
Zekiye Kartal