Zahida Abbas

Zahida Abbas

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Languages spoken: Punjabi, Urdu

Contact information

Phone number
07779 286083

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Therapist - ROCHDALE

07779 286083
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About me and my therapy practice

I am an experienced and accredited Psychotherapist/Counsellor. I can offer Employee Assistance Programme to corporate organisations. I have an MA in Counselling studies, a PG Cert in Supervision and am a registered Suicide Prevention Trainer. I have worked in corporate, clinical, private and voluntary sector organisations.

I have over eleven years' experience of counselling and treating clients presenting with a range of complex psychosocial issues in community, clinical and private settings. As a Clinical Lead, I caseload service users with complex needs and supervise/mentor trainee therapists on placement. I am experienced in case evaluations, Psychological profiles and treatment plans for clients with a range of complex issues.

I am experienced in using a range of therapeutic approaches that allow me to positively impact on the difficult and stressful issues discussed within my safe and confidential counselling room.

My skills, expertise and knowledge focus on the promotion of health and wellbeing of my client whilst my compassion, vision and relentless enthusiasm focuses on their emotional and spiritual journey through the counselling process providing a truly holistic experience.

I offer a free initial phone consultation before booking, to help you assess if the service feels right for you. Other therapies offered include Oncology support and Alternative/Complimentary therapies.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Bereavement, Business coaching, Career coaching, Child related issues, Coaching supervision, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Life coaching, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, Cognitive, Eclectic, EMDR, Family therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited