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Afirah Azmi

Psychotherapist

Professional Experience

Afirah is a psychotherapist, who has worked in numerous mental health settings, such as private hospitals and treatment centres, delivering group work and one-to-one therapy.

She has worked with patients suffering from a range of mental health difficulties, including anxiety, depression, personality disorders, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder and more.

Afirah currently works in private practice and as an associate consultant psychotherapist with private organisations.

Personal Profile

Afirah works with clients from 18 to older adults, who may be struggling with a myriad of past and current life problems. Some of these problems include trauma(such as childhood abuse), addiction, eating disorders, toxic relationships, narcissistic abuse, anxiety, work-related stress and OCD. She also supports patients struggling with self-esteem and relationship issues.

She has a particular interest in treating survivors of narcissistic abuse and has published a short article on this subject, Recovering from a Relationship with a Narcissist.

Another area she is passionate about is helping clients navigate culturally difficult family relationships.

She works with patients by building a strong therapeutic relationship, with a reparative approach to delivering both long and short-term therapy.

Conditions Treated

  • Alcohol addiction
  • Anger problems
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Binge eating disorder (BED)
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Depression
  • Drug addiction
  • Interpersonal difficulties
  • Memory problems
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks
  • Personality disorders
  • Sex and love addiction
  • Self-harm
  • Stress
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Work-related stress

Treatment Approaches

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Family therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy (IPT)
  • Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Bio-Psycho-Social Approaches
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma