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Neelam Zahid – about me

Neelam is a BACP accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Transcultural Trainer, and Mindfulness Coach. She is also the Deputy Course leader for the Foundation Year at The Minster Centre  and is a visiting Lecturer at The University Of Westminster.

Neelam Zahid
Neelam Zahid

She has completed a B.Sc (hons) degree in Psychology at Thames Valley University after which she worked in the community for approximately 5 years. Neelam completed her MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Regents College, London and is Integratively trained. She has been working as a therapist since 2003 and has worked with a range of issues within a short-term and long term framework, as well as running mindfulness, relaxation and anxiety groups.

Currently, Neelam has her own private practice, and previously worked as a Student Counsellor at St Mary’s University, Kingston University and Luton University for over 13 years.

Neelam has specialist training in:

  • Counselling Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse
  • Bereavement Counselling
  • Online Counselling
  • Mindfulness
  • Phobia and Trauma Treatment (The Rewind Technique)
  • Group work

Neelam has delivered a number of Transcultural workshops for trained professionals at the Association of University and College Counsellors and British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy conferences, as well as for psychotherapists and trainees in various educational institutes and voluntary organisations. 


Therapists Challenging Racism and Oppression: the unheard voices, 2023 (eds Neelam Zahid and Rachel Cooke). PCCS

Black Identities + White Therapies: Race, respect and diversity, 2021. (eds Divine Charura & Colin Lago) PCCS (Lifting the White Veil of Therapy).

The Handbook of Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2001 (eds Colin Lago) Open University Press (The effects of a Pakistani Heritage). 

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