Are you looking for a counsellor/therapist in Kenton, Kingsbury, Harrow, Wembley, HA3, HA1, NW9 or Stanmore, Harrow Weald, South Harrow.

I am a BACP Accredited counsellor (Accredited Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapists, UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor) and adhere to the guidelines of their code of ethics, good practice and am bound by its ethical framework for good practice in counselling and Psychotherapy.

My aim is to create a safe and supportive space for you in which you can talk and explore your feelings, anger, frustration, beliefs and thoughts without anyone judging you or telling you what to do.

KantaBWAll my sessions are confidential and have experience in working with clients from a great diversity of backgrounds with many differing needs and requirements while working for Mind, a Women's Centre, the Place2Be (working with children and young people) and other agencies.

I have worked as counsellor for agencies specialising in areas such as: anxiety, stress, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, compulsive behaviours, cultural issues, bereavement, eating disorders, childhood trauma, domestic abuse, depression, self harm, managing anger, family issues, relationship between young adults and their parents, long term mental and physical health difficulties.

You don’t need to deal with your problems alone. Give me a call or email me to find out how I can help you. Make that call. "Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today." Benjamin Franklin

I offer sessions in English and Gujarati.

I appreciate and understand the difficulty in seeking help in many cultures. I am able to offer Asian counselling, and am also a Gujarati counsellor.

I believe in working together and am a great believer in valuing, respecting and accepting each and every clients regardless of their cultural background.

We find it difficult to trust people. At times, we try to put on a brave face, ignore the problems and simply hope and pray they will disappear.

We tend to feel ashamed or embarrassed to discuss these issues with others, and we may end up suffering even more because of it. These issues can be very sensitive, difficult and stressful, and can also leave us feeling as though we are not worthy and that we are all alone. This can subsequently lead to depression, relationship difficulties, low self esteem, mental instability and the inability to enjoy our lives. See counselling page for more information.

Talking to a counsellor/therapist offers an opportunity for you to:

  • understand yourself and your situation.
  • make positive changes.
  • see things more clearly, perhaps from a different perspective.
  • make choices and reduce confusion and much more....

    Comments from my former clients:

    "I had been living apart from my (mostly emotionally) abusive ex-partner for over a year when I noticed that I was not able to break certain patterns in my life. Even though he lives 1000s of miles away, I felt he still controlled me. Breaking all contact is not possible since we have a child together so I had to learn how to deal with the situation in a healthier way.

    In the first few sessions I told my story and Kanta showed me that it was completely natural to feel this way. The relationship had lasted for over 8 years and I was conditioned to react in a certain ways. I had to learn not to be too hard on myself, but at the same time I had to remember that I did not need his approval anymore. Kanta gave me some exercises to practise setting my boundaries and I quickly noticed the results! From the situation with my ex, we moved on to other areas in my life where I found it hard to set boundaries and I over time I found myself more in control in those situations.

    Kanta helped me to see that I deserve to be happy, that I deserve a healthy relationship and that I don't have to accept anybody crossing my personal boundaries"

    "When I first started counselling I was full of so much anger. Day in and day out my blood use to boil and I use to scream and shout to my husband and my children. I also suffered anxiety and had a very low self esteem. I hated going out and socialising as I had put on a lot of weight from comfort eating. Both my children felt the impact of my behaviour and they used to have a lot of issues at school as well as between themselves. The way I spoke and behaved with my husband and my children had a massive impact on the whole family. I could not let go of the past and would take up any opportunity to argue about it with my husband. This carried on for a period of 6 years and I just got to a point where I did not know what to do, how to love, and even how to live a normal life. I realised at this point that I needed help as I could not deal with this on my own. I loved my family too much to lose them and hurt them.

    I was so scared of speaking to a complete stranger about my personal problems but my first meeting with Kanta was amazing, she made me feel at ease, like a friend, I was able to talk to her about everything and anything during our sessions. I even cried and cried to a point that I could not cry anymore. Not once did Kanta ever judge me; she was very caring and always remained professional. Kanta provided me with tools and methods to help me get through my anger management, she helped me control these anxieties as well as guide me on how to build on my self confidence and self respect. Kanta made me see things from a different perspective, which I would not have been able to do before. Within a few sessions I had noticed that I was dealing with things in a more positive way and was able to control my anger in a better way. I can now communicate better with my family and am so much calmer and happier within myself. I have become a member of my local gym and within a period of ten months I have lost three stones in weight. I have learnt that I am also important and this has really helped me build up on my self confidence. Now, I really enjoy going out and socialising. Kanta, thank you so much for everything, I could not have done it alone. You have helped me save me, my marriage and my children. I got my family back and I will never go back to the old me"

    More comments on the testimonial page.

    If you're reading this, it is likely that either you or someone you know could benefit from seeking counselling/therapy. I offer Gujarati counselling in the Kenton, Kingsbury, Harrow, Edgware, Stanmore, South Harrow, Harrow Weald, Wembley, Harlesden, Swiss Cottage, West Hampstead and Kilburn, you can either email or call me.

    "We must become the change we want to see" Mahatma Gandhi

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