Punam Farmah

Punam Farmah

Registered Member MBACP

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Phone number
07549 325041

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Therapist - Northfield, Birmingham

Northfield, Birmingham B31
07549 325041
Sessions from £30.00


  • Concessionary rates


Red Maple Counselling offers Face to Face, Telephone and Online Counselling

Face to face counselling will resume, in line with social distancing guidelines from August 5th 2020.

This service is currently available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 8am and 8pm. 

Please get in touch for for availability.

About me and my therapy practice

As a counsellor for Red Maple Counselling, I  offer all clients a safe, empathic, non-judgemental space to explore, overcome and better understand the challenges and concerns that they are experiencing. 

I support clients who have experienced challenging relationships, family conflict, are survivors of domestic violence and abuse, as well individuals who feel they experiencing low confidence. Another aspect has been supporting clients who have undergone substance mis-use. Further to this, I also work with pregnancy, still birth and infant loss.  Previous client work has involved working in Children's centres.As such, I understand the pressures of raising children in potentially challenging circumstances. 

I have experienced working with culture, identity, parenting, life events as well health-related concerns. My practice has evolved to work with clients from ethnic minority backgrounds and more specifically the South-Asian Community.  I feel that I am able to offer a space to reflect, talk and explore without any fear of judgement or direction. My experience of working in Educational Organisations and with students who have additional support needs has also informed my counselling practice.

Areas of Focus and Experience:

  • Relationships: Peer, marital and family
  • Life events
  • Family challenges
  • Discrimination
  • Work-related concerns
  • Male Mental health
  • Clients from the Black, African and South Asian Community
  • Parenting
  • Infant loss and subsequent pregnancy
  • Family and peer conflict
  • Substance Misuse
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic abuse and violence
  • Anxiety, low mood and depression
  • Confidence and self-esteem.
  • Pain conditions and other health-related concerns.
  • Culture and Identity
  • Teaching and Education
  • Additional learning needs

Practice description

I  offer  Face to Face, Telephone and Online Counselling. 

The Red Maple Counselling practice is based in the Northfield Therapy Centre on the first floor. A location accessible by train, bus and car.

As a person-centred Counsellor, I aim to work collaboratively with you to ensure that you are the centre of process. This means working safely, ethically and without judgement. I am able to consider how our backgrounds and cultural experiences can impact upon the way we experience the world and our relationships with others. As a client, you are offered an experience that is empathetic and individual to your journey.

My first session

All clients are offered an initial assessment. These are carried out either via zoom, telephone or face to face in line with social distancing guidelines from August 5th 2020.

This is your opportunity to ask questions, see if I am the best fit for you, and to consider whether you want to access Counselling. 

This is a fifty minute session, to explore and understand what might bring you to counselling and reflect upon how you want to use Counselling. 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Languages spoken