Dr Hasina Sarwari
Works With All Age Groups
Owing to my training and 10+ years of experience, I am highly skilled in psychological approaches including CBT and EMDR to name a few. I am professional and up to date with research and evidenced based practice. However, this alone does not define how I work as it is important for me to connect with my patient on a human level first, and understand the following:
- What is it that my patient needs right now and in the long term?
- How can I enable them to achieve this in a way that works for them?
My approach is about respecting your values and holding a space for different perspectives and worldviews. This has enabled me to work successfully with clients across the lifespan. Reflecting on my patients experiences in a holistic way, prompts me to integrate a combination of therapeutic approaches that best suit their unique context and circumstances.
I am often the first person with whom my patients share significant and intimate thoughts and memories; I never take that privileged position for granted nor the opportunity to help someone to feel better about themselves and discover a more fulfilling life. One of my colleagues once described me as natural psychologist; I guess she was alluding to the fact that I feel at ease being a therapist, I can empathise with people’s distress and discomfort but don’t feel overwhelmed by it, I can understand their problem and know how to help, it has always just felt like what I should be doing.
I would describe myself as someone down to earth who appreciates things that have required effort to create. In other words, I’m a big fan of the arts, film and am a self-proclaimed ‘foodie’. I have been described as a calm and collected person who sees the best in people.
At the British CBT & Counselling Service, we are Doctors of Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychologists & CBT Therapists specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for adults and children.
We can help anyone experiencing all types of mental health problems including addiction, anxiety, bereavement, depression, eating disorders, PTSD, relationship problems, stress and other distressing emotional problems.
For a more detailed list visit our Problems page.
Mental Health Blog
If December is the ‘season to be jolly’, January is the season to be depressed. Hot on the heels of the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is the most emotionally and psychologically challenging. At The British CBT & Counselling Service requests for therapy triple in January with people feeling more depressed and anxious than at any other time. So why is this time of the year so difficult?