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Vasviye Yusuf is an integrative therapist working with humanistic (person centred) and psychodynamic approaches, trained in Transactional Analysis (TA) models of counselling and psychotherapy; CBT, motivational interviewing and compassion focused therapies. She works with various modalities which all centre on a humanistic “person centred” approach. This work is collaborative and very much about autonomy and personal choice. This enables Vasviye to be free and fluid within her approach to your work together and she can be effective and not stuck in one approach that may not resonate with you.
For Vasviye the relationship is the most important part of any therapeutic alliance as it helps support an atmosphere of trust, security and mutual respect, vital to creating a secure base in therapy.
Vasviye specialises in addictions, personality disorders and a wide range of other emotional, and psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders.
Vasviye developed her knowledge and skills working with complex needs mostly because of 6 years spent working in the NHS substance misuse department in one of the UK’s biggest prisons.
In the last 10 years Vasviye has worked in both public and private sectors and currently has an in-house position as an addictions therapist delivering a 12-step therapeutic based program of recovery from all addictions including group therapy and a psychodynamic trauma informed care framework.
Vasviye is a professionally qualified integrative counsellor, registered Member (BACAP). She is trained in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, which is used specifically to treat Personality Disorders (UMD) and uses techniques like mindfulness, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to decrease emotion dysregulation. This can also help with depression, bulimia, binge-eating, post-traumatic-stress disorder, and substance abuse (addictions).
Vasviye uses this clinically proven technique to help people better understand and accept their difficult feelings and emotions and manage “difficult” feelings (triggers) that may arise in a more effective and healthy way.