Dr Samina Khatun is a highly competent counselling psychologist, with over 10 years’ clinical experience within the NHS and private practice.
Dr Samina Khatun has worked with clients from diverse backgrounds with a broad range of difficulties. She takes a fluid and flexible approach and draws upon theories and skills from several therapeutic models which includes CBT. This enables her to tailor her work to meet the unique needs of each client and create a bespoke treatment plan.
Dr Samina Khatun helps clients achieve positive changes in the emotions, thoughts and behaviours which can cause distress in relationships, career, health and other life situations. She excels in enabling individuals to recover balance and psychological wellbeing. She helps clients build resilience and resources which enable them to feel more in control, manage difficult situations better, achieve potential and experience happier more fulfilling lives and relationships.
Dr Samina Khatun has helped individuals and couples with a wide range of difficulties including:
Anxiety, career and work related issues, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety, depression, sadness, phobias and fears, bereavement and loss, panic disorders, OCD, trauma and PTSD, relationship issues, health issues, psychosexual issues, identity issues, low self-esteem, anger management and personality disorder.As an integrative counselling psychologist, Dr Samina uses a range of models; Psychodynamic, Person-Centred therapy, Systemic and Relational, Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) including third-wave CBT such as mindfulness and Compassion Focused therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy and Dialectical Behavioural therapy. She has additional training in Solution-Focused Therapy, substance misuse, self-harm and suicide management. Dr Samina also has specialist knowledge and experience of working with people with childhood trauma, low self-confidence, recurrent depression and anxiety, relationship issues, identity and LGBT issues and concerns.