About Me

My name is Adil and I am a Registered Member with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), a Student Member with Collage of Sexual and Relationship Therapy (COSRT) and a Professional Member of Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO).

I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor, experienced in delivering face to face and online counselling, and more recently specialising in Psychosexual and Couples Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I have worked in the public health sector for the past 8 years working previously in frontline roles with a focus on: mental health, HIV and sexual health, LGBT, substance misuse, domestic violence, people with learning disabilities and homeless. Currently, I am managing a Counselling Service for people living with HIV and/or at risk of poor sexual health around their additional concerns.

My main areas of practice and experience are:

  • Coping with Anxiety and/or Depression
  • Coping with Crisis
  • Coming to terms with sexuality and/or gender identity
  • Coming Out
  • Being ostracised from family and friends
  • Issues with romantic and platonic relationships
  • Coming to terms with HIV and STI diagnosis
  • Understanding self
  • Effects of racism
  • Abuse and trauma
  • Dealing with substance misuse
  • Sexual issues
  • ChemSex
  • Bereavement
  • Work stress

 

Fees:

My fees are £50 per individual session and £60 per couples session.

I have a limited number of concessionary places available to clients  who want to work on psychosexual issues. Please contact me for more information.

Type of sessions:

You have the opportunity to decide how we will work together from the types of sessions I provide:

  • Voice only/Webcam session typically lasts 50 minutes.
  • Instant Messing, synchronous (real time) written exchanges last 60 minutes.
  • Email therapy, I will spend 60 minutes responding to emails in asynchronous (delayed) communication.

Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychosexual & Relationship Psychotherapy (Pending)
  • Diploma in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Diploma in Online Counselling
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative Pathway)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

Continuing Professional Development

  • HIV and AIDs Awareness
  • Introduction to Sexual Health
  • Information Governance and GDPR
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Group Facilitation
  • Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Understanding Chemsex and Addiction for Counsellors
  • Engaging with perpetrators of domestic abuse
  • Sex Workers Awareness
  • Gypsies and travellers awareness
  • Hidden Harm
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Enhanced Drugs Awareness
  • Understanding street gangs
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Autism Awareness
  • Mental Health First Standard
  • An Introduction to Substance Misuse & Harm Reduction
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Children
  • Level 2 Safeguarding Adults
  • Prevent Awareness
  • Safeguarding Adults Under the Care Act
  • Domestic Abuse Awareness
  • Level 2 How to do counselling online: a coronavirus primer
  • Safeguarding and managing risk through digital media
  • Conducting Counselling Assessments