As salaam alaykum! My name is Jodie, I'm a cognitive behaviour psychotherapist and Muslim convert.
I am passion about helping people, and I believe with my experience I'm equipped to help you. I have worked with people of all ages for over 13 years, and specifically in mental health therapy for over 7 years within the third sector (charities), local authorities and the NHS
House of Healing CBT
House of Healing CBT came about following my own CBT treatment for postnatal PTSD (trauma). I absolutely benefitted from the therapy provided, but I missed the spiritual aspect. I wanted, and feel others deserve, a faith based evidence based therapeutic approach. My hope is that taking a truly holistic approach to therapy will include you as a whole, not just a presenting problem.
I use a variety of approaches to support people. I originally qualified as an accredited cognitive behaviour psychotherapist, then completed training in Islamic psychology. I have developed by training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. More information about these approaches can be found on the Therapy page.
I am accredited as a cognitive behaviour therapist (CBT) with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I have regular CBT specific supervision with an experienced CBT psychotherapist to ensure I am working the best way I can for my clients. I am also registered as an Acceptance and Commitment Therapist (ACT) with the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS). I am an associate fellow with the International Association for Islamic Psychology (IAIP) and receive regular supervision from an Islamic perspective.
I offer therapy in person in Wilmslow, Cheshire and online. This means flexibility that you may not find in more traditional face-to-face arrangements. Currently due to COVID-19 all sessions are offered online.
I am fully insured to provide online therapy worldwide (except USA & Canada due to their local laws), however I am able to offer coaching worldwide (no exceptions!)
Training and Qualifications
Postgraduate certificate in Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT)
University of Derby
Islamic Approaches to Psychology and Psychotherapy
International Association of Islamic Psychology & Cambridge Muslim College
Postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
University of Manchester
Various training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Association for Contextual Behavioural Sciences
Level 7 (postgraduate) module in Cognitive Behavioural Interventions
University of Chester
MA in Social Work
University of Sheffield
BA Joint (hons) Childhood Studies and English
Manchester Metropolitan University
What you can expect from me
A safe space dedicated to you
Acceptance and validation
Evidence based approaches
A commitment to continuing professional development
Accountability through supervision
A needs based approach - no session limits