Dr Mervat Khalaf: Counselling
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Dr Mervat Khalaf

Counselling

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Counselling
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

About me

I come from a medical background having previously worked as a doctor for 10 years.

In 2007, I began my counselling training as I always was interested to help people and be there for them. I trained as a Person-Centred counsellor (PG diploma). Since 2010, my work was with individuals from different cultures and having different issues. I am bilingual and work with clients in English and Arabic.

I am very passionate about working with couple's and individual relationships. In 2013, I joined Marriage Care as a volunteer couple counsellor and I started the Emotional Focused Couple Therapy Certificate (EFT). Since then I work with couples to sort out their relationships. I find it very rewarding when people work on their relationships either couples or individuals.

In 2015, I became interested to work with children and young, so I did the Place to be training and started the Volunteer work In Place2Be for one academic year, I worked with children in Secondary schools with different issues. I found working with children very interesting, so I decided to do Specialist Diploma of counselling children and youth.

In 2016, I became a Registered MBACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

Areas of interest

Couple/Marriage Relationship Issues; Individuals in Relationship; Relationship dysfunctions e.g. Abuse (emotional, physical and sexual); Isolation and loneliness; Depression and Postnatal Depression; Cross cultural issues; Bereavements and loss; Divorce/Separation; Empty Nest; Abortion; Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

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