Psychotherapy can be a powerful platform to create a trustworthy, non-judgemental space where challenging matters in our lives can be addressed, in order to understand them and find ways of managing them. By the means of therapy, we can view our difficulties differently and learn new strategies to overcome our struggles. 

Common counselling issues I work with:

As a psychotherapist, I have worked with clients who present with a diverse range of issues. I have compiled this list to highlight the common counselling issues which people have come forward to me with in the past.

  • Abuse
  • Addiction(s)
  • Adoptions
  • Affairs and betrayals
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Anger management
  • Attachment disorder
  • Autism/ADHD/Asperger’s syndrome
  • Behaviour problems
  • Bereavement/loss
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Bullying
  • Depression/ low mood
  • Disabilities
  • Eating disorder
  • Family issues/conflicts
  • Hearing voices
  • Identity and cultural issues
  • Learning difficulties
  • Low self-esteem/ low self-confidence
  • OCD
  • Panic attacks
  • Personality disorders
  • Paranoia
  • Parenting issues/Parent and child conflict
  • Relationship/couple issues
  • Separation and divorce
  • Self-harming and suicidal thoughts
  • Spirituality
  • Substance misuse/drug and alcohol addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD Work related issues

Psychotherapy sessions:

Sabbir Ahmed (UKCP), BA (Hons), MA offers therapy sessions for individuals, couples and families; available in-person at City Road, Angel practise, as well as virtually, via Zoom. Generally, these sessions are 50 minutes long in duration; longer sessions can be negotiated.


In-person therapy

As mentioned previously, I offer in-person therapy for individuals, couples and families at my practise, in addition to home visits.


My practise (Angel, Central London)

My practise is located in Angel, Central London; it is a 5 minutes walk from Angel station and 10-12 mins’ walk from Old Street station on the London Underground.