Counselling Psychology

About Counselling Psychology

Counselling, Psychology and Psychotherapy are talking therapies provided in Nottingham, which help to process, improve and increase emotional and psychological wellbeing. Jasminder Bahia is a Counselling Psychologist and EMDR practitioner offering counselling and psychological services, to individuals and groups.

Counselling provides a private, confidential and non-judgmental environment. A safe space to talk openly about concerns or stresses. Skills to develop inner resources. Adopt ways to understand manage and understand fears. Steps to create a balanced and intuitive sense of self.

About Counselling Psychology

Support is available to any individual going through a time of uncertainty, difficulty or an intense period of change. This could be as a result of a relationship break-up, redundancy, illness, bereavement, trauma or stress. Equally counselling is sought out by a person wishing to develop their self-worth, focus on a specific goal, or areas of change to make the most of their life and relationships.

Counselling in Nottingham, is available for children, young people, adults and older people. The service caters for a diverse community,offering culturally appropriate counselling for different faiths and nationalities. This service is mindful of how societal ideas about family, sexualities, genders, age, class, and cultural background shape individual lives. The service places high importance on valuing and respecting individual difference.

How long do I attend Counselling? 

You have an option to attend short-term focused sessions or longer-term therapy work. Counselling can help deal with day-to-day struggles, help seek a solution for a particular dilemma, or help to gain understanding on major life changing events which may have a deeper impact on your long-term future.

What can I discuss in Counselling? 

The main aim is to come along and let your story unfold, step by step, and at a natural pace that suits where you are at this given moment in life. This process will be different for each person. Here is a brief outline of issues you can receive support with: stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, phobias, exam and study pressure, relationship problems, family dynamics, anger-issues, loss, bereavement, cultural identity and individual identity.

How do I book an appointment?

Please fill in the contact form or if you prefer you can use the telephone number listed below and ask to be called back. The service is open Monday to Fridays, some early morning evening appointments are available.

Where can I attend Counselling in Nottingham?

Counselling is currently offered in Nottingham city centre, NG7 (Sherwood/Basford).

What is a Counselling Psychologist?

Counselling Psychologist is a person who has undertaken a first degree in psychology, and subsequently completed further psychological training in various therapeutic models in this instance cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic and person-centred theories. Counselling Psychologists are a new breed of professional applied psychologists concerned with the integration of psychological theory and research with therapeutic practice. The practice of Counselling Psychology requires a high level of self-awareness and competence in relating the skills and knowledge of personal and interpersonal dynamics to the therapeutic context (British Psychological Society)

The Counselling Contract

This is a mutual agreement negotiated between the Counsellor and the Client prior to the commencement of counselling. It articulates the responsibilities of the Counsellor and Client in the context of the therapeutic relationship they are going to undertake together.

Click here to see an example contract.

How do I register for counselling?

Once you’ve sent us an email and wish to make an appointment, please complete the Counselling referral form.

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